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Chechen National Museum to receive 141 paintings

Chechen National Museum to receive 141 paintings

Russian businessman Gennady Timchenko presented over 140 paintings to Chechnya, head of the republic Ramzan Kadyrov wrote on his Instagram page. According to Kadyrov, these paintings will be placed at …

 Ali Hasanov: Azerbaijan attaches great importance to human rights protection

Ali Hasanov: Azerbaijan attaches great importance to human rights protection

Azerbaijan attaches great importance to the protection of human rights, the chairman of the State Committee for Refugee and IDP Affairs, Ali Hasanov, said at the conference marking the 15th anniversary of the …

Actress Carrie Fisher dies at 60

Actress Carrie Fisher dies at 60

Carrie Fisher, the actress best known as Princess Leia Organa in Star Wars, has died after suffering a heart attack. She was 60. Family spokesman Simon Halls released a statement on behalf of Fisher’s daughter, …

Ordubad: a cradle of religious tolerance in the Caucasus

Ordubad: a cradle of religious tolerance in the Caucasus

An ancient Islamic Culture, attractive religious tolerance practices, deeply rooted historical awareness within the context of Azerbaijani historiography

 #039Town Musicians of Bremen#039 in Baku

'Town Musicians of Bremen' in Baku

Spectators witnessed an exciting performance of athletes and coaches

Hanukkah in Moscow

Hanukkah in Moscow

On December 24 Jews all over the world began to celebrate one of the main national holidays, eight holiday of light - Hanukkah, dedicated to the miracle of the one-day supply of oil miraculously lasting eight days that occured in the Temple in …

George Michael dies at 53

George Michael dies at 53

Singer George Michael has died at his home at the age of 53. …

Dmitry Savelyev to Ilham Aliyev: Thank you for your contribution to the strengthening of the friendship between Moscow and Baku

Dmitry Savelyev to Ilham Aliyev: Thank you for your contribution to the strengthening of the friendship between Moscow and Baku

The head of the inter-parliamentary Azerbaijan-Russia friendship group, a State Duma deputy Dmitry Saveliev congratulated President Ilham Aliyev on his birthday. "Today we see a whole new Azerbaijan. …

Pope Francis shares breakfast with homeless on 80th birthday

Pope Francis shares breakfast with homeless on 80th birthday

Pope Francis celebrated an active if low-key 80th birthday on Saturday, sharing breakfast with eight homeless people before celebrating Mass with cardinals as greetings flowed in from around the world, the abc7 reports. The pope …

Leyla Aliyeva presents Full collection of musical works of Arif Malikov

Leyla Aliyeva presents "Full collection of musical works" of Arif Malikov

"Full collection of musical works" of outstanding Azerbaijani composer, People`s Artist, holder of State and Heydar Aliyev awards, full member of ANAS, professor Arif Malikov has been presented at Azerbaijan State …

Sen Gelmez Oldun on balaban

Sen Gelmez Oldun on balaban

Real fame came to this song after it was performed by Alikhan Samedov

Lawyer: Scythian gold can be returned to Crimea

Lawyer: Scythian gold can be returned to Crimea

The Dutch Supreme Court will reconsider the decision of the District Court of Amsterdam, that ruled to send Scythian gold exhibition to Kiev instead of Crimea, if Crimean museums appeal the decision, Crimean museums' Lawyer Michel van …

#039You didn#039t come#039. Story of one song

'You didn't come'. Story of one song

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Alakbar Taghiyev's songs are performed by Azerbaijani, Russian, Turkish, Greek and Moldovan musicians

Iosif Kobzon: Azerbaijan is a noble country

Iosif Kobzon: "Azerbaijan is a noble country"

Deputy chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee on Culture about Russian-speaking population of Azerbaijan

Dutch court rules Scythians gold must be returned to Kiev

Dutch court rules Scythians gold must be returned to Kiev

The Scythians’ gold treasures belong to Ukraine, must be returned to Kiev, as follows from a verdict presiding judge Dudok van Heel read out at a session of the Amsterdam district court on Wednesday. The court …

Russia to design virtual tour of Palmyra before ISIS-inflicted damage

Russia to design virtual tour of Palmyra before ISIS-inflicted damage

Russian archeologists plan to produce in 2017 a virtual tour of the antique compound of monuments in Palmyra before destruction of the latter by units of the ISIS terrorists in 2015, the Deputy Director of the St Petersburg-based Institute for …

Felix Shapiro and Mountain Jews

Felix Shapiro and Mountain Jews

His archive was shown at the National Museum of Israel exhibition

Georgy Pryakhin: National literatures unite us

Georgy Pryakhin: "National literatures unite us"

Chief editor of Moscow publishing house "Khudozhestvennaya Literatura" on new projects

UNESCO grants enhanced protection to Mtskheta monuments

UNESCO grants enhanced protection to Mtskheta monuments

Historical Monuments of Mtskheta will be protected after a special meeting of UNESCO granted three sites in the Georgia's ancient capital Mtskheta the status of 'enhanced protection'. The decision was made at the 11th …

7th Forum of Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Russia held in Moscow

7th Forum of Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Russia held in Moscow

Moscow's Crocus City Hall hosted the 7th Forum of Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Russia "AYOR Generation: patriotism, creativity, success." Forum was organized with the support of Ministry of Youth and Sport of Azerbaijan and was …