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Sheki celebrates 85th birth anniversary of Rasim Ojagov

The solemn ceremony dedicated to the 85th birth anniversary of the National Artist of Azerbaijan, actor Rasim Ojagov took place in the Azerbaijani city of Sheki. As part of the event, flowers were laid at the bas-relief of Rasim Ojagov …

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Director Nicolas Roeg dies aged 90

Nicolas Roeg, one of Britain’s most admired and influential film-makers, has died aged 90, his family has announced, the Guardian reports. Roeg is best known for a run of acclaimed movies in the 1970s and early 80s, including …

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Theatrical critic Inna Vishnevskaya passes away

Today, at the age of 93, theatrical critic, writer, teacher of the Russian Institute of Theatrical Arts and the Maxim Gorky Literatury Institute Inna Vishnevskaya passed away, Rector of GITIS Grigory Zaslavsky wrote on his page in Facebook. …

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In memory of Rasim Ojagov

Rasim Ojagov was a key component of the Renaissance of Azerbaijani cinema and one of the most important directors of Soviet cinema in general, the directors, actors and film critics told the correspondents of Vestnik …

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Day of Turkey at RSUH

Today, the Day of Turkey was celebrated at the Russian State University for the Humanities (RGGU). The verses of great Nazim Hikmet, the Ottoman empire melodies and songs of popular singers were sounded in the walls of the University. Students …

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7 Beauties in Moscow (Photo Report)

On November 20th, the Seven Beauties exhibition opened in the All-Russian Museum of Decorative Art in Moscow. The project presents the Azerbaijani culture as synthesis of the carpet art, jewellery, miniature, classic national music, classic dance, and contemporary art.

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 Ancient viking sword found in Turkey’s Antalya

A Viking sword estimated to date back to the 9th or 10th century was found in the ancient city of Patara in Turkey's southern Antalya province. The sword was discovered during excavation work being carried in Patara, which was at …

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 Baku to host 3rd Polish Film Festival

The 3rd Polish Wisla Film Festival will be held in Baku on November 22-28. The film festival provides a unique opportunity to see new Polish films on the big screen. The festival will feature such films as 'Warsaw Battle. …

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