Ismail Berdiyev

Ismail Berdiyev, is a senior Muslim cleric  from Karachay-Cherkessia, in the North Caucasus region of Russia. 
Ismail Berdiyev was born in 1954 in Kazakhstan, where his parents were expelled from North Caucasus with other Karachay people. He returned to Karachay-Cherkessia with his family in 1957.

Berdiyev, the mufti of Russia's North Caucasus region of Karachayevo-Cherkessia.