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Racial tensions heighten in North Karelian town of Lieksa
Muslim prayers begin on the ground floor of the Lieksa workers' hall, where a room has been converted into a mosque.
Pieces of tape on the rugs indicate the direction of Mecca.
Perhaps it is the harsh October weather that keeps the turnout low.
There are about 20 people there now; on the busiest days up to 90 people will show up.
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