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Olga Rostropovich to Vestnik Kavkaza: extraordinary meetings await guests of Baku festival

Olga Rostropovich to Vestnik Kavkaza: extraordinary meetings await guests of Baku festival

I am very glad and happy that the city where my father was born gave us the opportunity to hold the 9th International Music Festival dedicated to Mstislav Rostropovich, the daughter of the legendary musician Olga Rostropovich …

Precious Christian artifact found in Crimea

Precious Christian artifact found in Crimea

The archaeologists working on the excavations of the Byzantine temple, discovered the base of a basilica. The xperts suggest that it was built more than 1500 years ago. The excavations are conducted on the territory of the ICC …

Nargiz Pashayeva awarded Nizami Ganjavi Gold Medal

Nargiz Pashayeva awarded Nizami Ganjavi Gold Medal

Presidium of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) has announced the results of the ‘Nizami Ganjavi Gold Medal of the Republic of Azerbaijan’ contest. Corresponding member of ANAS, Professor Nargiz …

Baku. Palace of Shirvanshahs

Baku. Palace of Shirvanshahs

At the highest point of the ancient part of Baku - the Old City - one of the most remarkable monuments of Azerbaijani architecture is located - the Palace of the Shirvanshahs (the Shirvan rulers). This ensemble has long attracted attention of …

Gennady Matishov: Baku#039s multilateral contribution to Great Victory

Gennady Matishov: Baku's multilateral contribution to Great Victory

The contribution of the Azerbaijani SSR to victory in the Great Patriotic War is underestimated, academician, chairman of the Southern Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences Gennady Matishov said, speaking to …

#039Dancing millionaire’ promises breathtaking show in Baku

'Dancing millionaire’ promises breathtaking show in Baku

“The dancing millionaire", Gianluca Vacchi, who will be a special guest of the first Baku Shopping Festival, has invited Baku’s citizens and guests to his show. Vacchi will meet with his fans …

Hundreds of ancient scrolls found in Dagestan

Hundreds of ancient scrolls found in Dagestan

About a thousand manuscript scrolls dating in the 13-19th centuries, were found in Dagestan in 2016. The according information was announced on the conference of the Institute of History, Archeology and Ethnography. In search of …

Ernst: Russia won#039t be suspended from Eurovision-2018

Ernst: Russia won't be suspended from Eurovision-2018

Russia won't be suspended from the Eurovision-2018 song contest, despite the fact that it refused to broadcast the contest this year, director general of "Channel One" Konstantin Ernst said. According to …

Basta: ready to visit Baku more often

Basta: ready to visit Baku more often

A famous musician, composer, TV and radio producer, screenwriter, director and producer, Vasily Vakulenko, better known by stage name Basta, speaking to Vestnik Kavkaza, said that his whole art is threaded by Caucasian culture. "I …

Eurovision broadcaster condemns Ukraine#039s travel ban on Russian contestant

Eurovision broadcaster condemns Ukraine's travel ban on Russian contestant

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) condemns the Ukrainian authorities’ decision to impose a travel ban on Russian Eurovision contestant Yulia Samoilova, but preparations for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest continue, the …

Russia’s Channel One cancels broadcast of 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

Russia’s Channel One cancels broadcast of 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

Russia’s Channel One has decided to cancel the broadcast of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in light of the entry ban issued by the Ukrainian authorities against Russian contestant Yulia Samoilova, the channel’s …

Andrey Petrov on Vesti.FM: it is necessary to work to soften domestic nationalism

Andrey Petrov on Vesti.FM: it is necessary to work to soften domestic nationalism

Despite the polls, showing a high percentage of hostility between nationalities in Russia, they do not at all indicate a difficult national situation in the country, since the most of the respondents are not going to behave aggressively towards …

Funeral of Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko postponed

Funeral of Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko postponed

The funeral of renowned Soviet and Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko has been postponed and will take place on April 12. The funeral , family friend Mikhail Morgulis said on Monday, TASS reports. …

Cultural heritage object collapses in Tbilisi

Cultural heritage object collapses in Tbilisi

A roof of the building, included in the list of cultural heritage of Georgia, collapsed in Tbilisi. The object is located at Paolo Iashvili street. Local residents noted that the reason this happened is because this house was very old …

Tbilisi to host 15th season of Tbilisi Fashion Week in April

Tbilisi to host 15th season of Tbilisi Fashion Week in April

From April 19 to 23, Georgian capital will host the 15th season of Tbilisi Fashion Week (TFW), during which Georgian and foreign designers will present their 2017 autumn-winter collections. Fashion festival will be attended by young and …

Ukraine rejects Eurovision call to allow Russian entry

Ukraine rejects Eurovision call to allow Russian entry

Ukraine has strongly rejected calls from the organizers of the Eurovision Song Contest for Kyiv to lift an entry ban on Russia's entry in this year's competition. "It is unprecedented and unacceptable to demand such …

Poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko passes away

Poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko passes away

Today, in the United States, legendary poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko passed away at the age of 84, his friend Mikhail Morgulis said. "Today Yevgeny Alexandrovich passed …

Legends of the Palace of the Shirvanshahs

Legends of the Palace of the Shirvanshahs

What can be seen on the highest point of the Old City

Russian Revolution of 1917 and national question

Russian Revolution of 1917 and national question

In the first years of the formation of the USSR, the interethnic relations were built on the democratic principles

Israel - Azerbaijan. Together for quarter a century

Israel - Azerbaijan. Together for quarter a century

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Azerbaijan