May 22 2013 - 17:15
Russian President Vladimir Putin supports the idea of publishing works that would stress the peaceful coexistence of different ethnic groups in the Caucasus throughout history.
May 22 2013 - 13:42
The Military Academy of the Russian General Staff has held a conference on Islamism and national security attended by officials of the Defense Ministry, Interior Ministry and military officials, ITAR-TASS reports.
May 21 2013 - 07:10
The US State Department has published a list of states violating the freedom of faith. Iran, China, North Korea, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Uzbekistan and Eritrea top the list, ITAR-TASS reports.US Secretary of State John Kerry presented the list composed in 2012. It includes 199 countries and territories.Russia was included in the list as a state that needs to pay more attention to protect people’s religious rights. According to the document, Russian laws to fight extremism violates the rights of untraditional religious sects and organizations.
May 20 2013 - 13:36
Jamil Guliyev, director of the Public Television of Azerbaijan, said that votes for the Eurovision Song Contest held in Malmo on Saturday had been recounted as Azerbaijani Ambassador to Russia Polad Bulbulogly had said, Trend reports.The official noted that Russian artists were popular in Azerbaijan and added that the highest points given to Russia were prove of the point.
May 19 2013 - 19:54
Stavropol is hosting Dagestani Culture Days. Dagestan is represented by a delegation headed by the republic's deputy parliamentary speaker Nikolay Alchiyev.
May 18 2013 - 16:38
The Caucasian Wedding Exhibition was opened today in the Dagestani capital of Makhachkala. The event has been organized by the republic's Committee for sports and tourism.
May 16 2013 - 19:46
The 9th Republican competition "Springs of the Soul" for the best performance of Russian music, song and dance has started in the Center of Russian Culture of the Russian community of Azerbaijan, the press service of the Russian information and cultural center reports. The opening ceremony was attended by the Chairman of the Russian Community of Azerbaijan and Milli Majlis deputy Mikhail Zabelin, and the representative of Rus-Cooperation in Azerbaijan, Valentin Denisov.
May 16 2013 - 19:19
The second Russian Scientific-Practical conference "Slavic writing and culture as a factor of unity of the peoples of Russia" has opened in Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia. It is timed for the Day of Written Slavic, which is celebrated on May 24.The conference was attended by the representatives of the Orthodox community, linguists, educators, journalists from Moscow, Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria and other regions of the country. The participants were welcomed by Archbishop Zosima of Vladikavkaz and Alania.