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Russia#039s remote observatory hosts art show

Russia's remote observatory hosts art show

One of the workers almost threw away one of the paintings, thinking that it was just garbage

Ilham Aliyev becomes  honorary professor at Astrakhan State University

Ilham Aliyev becomes honorary professor at Astrakhan State University

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev became an honorary professor of the Astrakhan State University, the press service of the government of Astrakhan reports. This title was awarded to the head of …

Natalia Belokhvostikova: Azerbaijan is a country of amazing beauty

Natalia Belokhvostikova: "Azerbaijan is a country of amazing beauty"

Famous actress about the filming of 'Teheran-43' movie

Free Art of Farhad Khalilov

Free Art of Farhad Khalilov

The second part of the exhibition project 'Meeting' was opened in the State Museum of Oriental Art

 Museum of Oriental Art holds Farhad Khalilov’s #039Meeting#039 exhibition

Museum of Oriental Art holds Farhad Khalilov’s 'Meeting' exhibition

An exhibition project titled ‘Meeting’, dedicated to the anniversary of People's Artist of Azerbaijan Farhad Khalilov, was opened in September within the framework of the State Museum of Oriental Art at …

Yuli Gusman: KVN is played with tenacity, courage and passion, which is inherent in Caucasian peoples

Yuli Gusman: "KVN is played with tenacity, courage and passion, which is inherent in Caucasian peoples"

Theatre and film director, TV host, a KVN player about the old game show and the Caucasus

Baku will host three largest media summits

Baku will host three largest media summits

Baku will host several summits of the major international media on November 16-18 - the 5th World Congress of News Agencies, the 16th General Assembly of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies and the 22nd session of the Council of …

March in honor of historic parade of 1941 starts on Red Square

March in honor of historic parade of 1941 starts on Red Square

A solemn parade dedicated to the anniversary of the historic parade of November 7th 1941 has started on Red Square in Moscow with the chime of bells and "The Sacred War" song. The servicemen carry flags of units that defended …

Rouhani appoints new head for cultural heritage, tourism organization

Rouhani appoints new head for cultural heritage, tourism organization

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new vice president who will double as the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) as well. In a decree on Saturday, Rouhani …

Monument to St Vladimir Duke unveiled in Moscow

Monument to St Vladimir Duke unveiled in Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin has led ceremonies launching a monument to St Vladimir Duke of Kiev, who brought Eastern Orthodox Christianity to …

Azerbaijan#039s MICE-industry discussed in Moscow

Azerbaijan's MICE-industry discussed in Moscow

A workshop "Meeting Industry of Azerbaijan" was held today in Moscow. It was attended by leading representatives of Azerbaijan's MICE-industry, organized by the Azerbaijan Convention Bureau and the first tour operator in Azerbaijan, …

Emin Agalarov and Steven Seagal to perform together

Emin Agalarov and Steven Seagal to perform together

First Vice-President of the Crocus Group, singer Emin Agalarov, announced today that soon he will perform together with actor Steven Seagal, who received Russian citizenship today. "It was his …

Dagestan. Derbent fortress

Dagestan. Derbent fortress

Monumental witness of the Great Migration era and outstanding monument of defensive architecture, Derbent fortress complex fulfilled its role for more than 1500 years. It includes the Naryn-Kala Fortress with two long city walls, which completely …

Russia’s world-famous ‘sunshine clown’ Oleg Popov dies in Rostov

Russia’s world-famous ‘sunshine clown’ Oleg Popov dies in Rostov

Internationally renowned Russian circus clown Oleg Popov passed away from a heart attack at the age of 86 in Russia’s Rostov-on-Don on Wednesday. “Oleg Popov died in Rostov, he was there on tour. …

Turkish leaning minaret rivals Tower of Pisa

Turkish leaning minaret rivals Tower of Pisa

The angle of an 11th century mosque minaret near the eastern Turkish province of Elazığ has drawn comparisons to Pisa’s famous leaning tower. The red brick minaret of the Harput Ulu mosque in Elazığ’s Alayaprak district …

Maya Badalbeyli. The artist of brush and words

Maya Badalbeyli. The artist of brush and words

Today, the M. Rudomino All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature hosts a presentation of the exhibition ‘The artist of brush and words" and  book ‘Reflections’ of a Ph.D., member …

100 Years of Beauty in Central Asia and the Caucasus

100 Years of Beauty in Central Asia and the Caucasus

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Following in the footsteps of Cut.com's 100 Years of Beauty series, filmmakers in several countries of the former Soviet Union have made their own videos documenting the history of women's fashion in their …

Heydar Aliyev Foundation opens Jorge Marin to Europe

Heydar Aliyev Foundation opens Jorge Marin to Europe

Baku hosts exhibition of Mexican painter and sculptor "The Reconstruction of the Being"

The Ahtynsky Local History Museum

The Ahtynsky Local History Museum

The Ahtynsky museum takes a special place among the cultural institutions of Dagestan. In the Soviet times, it was recognized the best rural museum of the Soviet Union, and now it is considered one of the best rural museums in Russia. …

Heydar Aliyev Foundation presents #039Reflections#039 by Maya Badalbeyli in Moscow

Heydar Aliyev Foundation presents 'Reflections' by Maya Badalbeyli in Moscow

Today, the presentation of the exhibition 'The Artist of brush and words' and the book 'Reflections' by a Ph.D., a member of the Union of Azerbaijani Writers, the Union of Azerbaijani Artists, the Union of Russian …