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Baku oilman left a sign on the Reichstag

75 years ago these days, all the columns and walls of the Reichstag were dotted with inscriptions in which Soviet victorious soldiers expressed a sense of joy. There is also such an inscription "I am from Baku. Javadov. 05/08/45". …

How Gaidai made Baku traffic policeman famous

52 years ago, on April 25, 1968, the shooting of the film "The Diamond Arm" began. The tape instantly fell in love with the viewer and remains popular until now. The plot of the picture is well known to everyone, as well as the fact …

The Shroud of Turin: 7 intriguing facts

The Shroud of Turin is a 14-foot linen cloth bearing an image of a crucified man that has become a popular Catholic icon. For some, it is the authentic burial shroud of Jesus Christ. For others, it is a religious icon reflecting the story of …

Declaration of love to deserted Baku

Baku is empty these days. Of course, this is temporary, but it’s hard to see a deserted city, full of life once. Perhaps all for good, as people began to realize things they had not valued before. Gunel Anargyzy, director of the Baku …

Baku sums up first quarter results amid pandemic

Yesterday in Baku, in a video conference format, they summed up the results of the first quarter of 2020. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said that the year began successfully, reforms yielded good results, but a recession began in March. …