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Zagir Valitov passes away

Actor of the Bashkir Mazhit Gafuri Drama Theater Zagir Valitov passed away after a lingering illness. Valitov was named People's Artist of the Bashkir ASSR in 1984. In 1989, he became the People's Artist of the RSFSR, and in …

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Depardieu and Kusturica plan to visit Crimea

Actor Gerard Depardieu and director Emir Kusturica plan to visit the Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF), the co-chairman of the public organization ‘Business Russia’ and the organizing committee of the YIEF. Andrei Nazarov, …

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 Maslenitsa to be celebrated in Baku

Slavic festival Maslenitsa will be held in the Baku Old City on March 9. The festival offers special menus with a huge variety of pancakes to try. Various games, competitions, master classes, face art, colorful show await the …

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'Treasury' exhibition from Ganja to be held in Baku

The exhibition of artists from Ganja titled 'Treasury' will open at the Baku Museum Center on February 20. The project’s goal is to support and promote the artistic traditions and cultural heritage of Azerbaijan, create a …

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Taxi movie star arrives in Magas

The brothers Sami and Larbi Naceri arrived in Magas, the mayor of the Ingush capital Beslan Tsechoev announced. The audience knows the stars of French cinema, first of all, by the roles in the films Taxi and  District 13. …

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Israeli flamenco singer to perform in Baku

Famous Israeli flamenco singer Shimon Sibony will perform in Baku for the first time. The event will take place Azerbaijan State Russian Drama Theater on March 27. The concert program will feature well-known works by …

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Pat Metheny to perform at Tbilisi Jazz Festival

Multiple Grammy Award-winning American guitarist and composer Pat Metheny will headline the Tbilisi Jazz Festival, starting on February 28. Metheny will bring his band for two shows hosting jazz fans in the Georgian …

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Submarine from Hitler's Lost Fleet found in Black Sea

The Turkish navy found a WWII German submarine that sank in the waters of the Black Sea and will showcase its discovery in a new documentary film. According to the television channel Russia Today, the U-23 submarine was found at a depth of 40 …

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