Aug 6 2013 - 11:41
Armenia and Abkhaz become two of the top 10 countries visited by Russian pilgrims. The top 10 include Israel, Greece, Bulgaria, Italy, Russia, Ukraine (Crimea), Armenia, Serbia, Abkhazia and Tunisia, ARKA reports.Most Russian pilgrims today are people aged 35-40, used to comfort at home and abroad, preferring high-quality hotel service, Olga Favarizova of Oktogo.ru says.Armenia became a Christian state in 301. It has over 25,000 monuments of history and culture. Pilgrims may visit the St. Echmiadzin Cathedral and the Gegard Cave Monastery.
Jul 4 2013 - 10:52
The Oktyabrsky Concert Hall had a concert attended by Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan and other Armenian officials yesterday within the framework of the Yerevan Festival in Saint-Petersburg, Armenia Today reports.Performances were made by duduk master Jivan Gasparyan, jazzmen Levon Malkhasyan and Vaagn Ayrapetyan, singers Anush and Inga Arshakyans and Leyla Saribekyan, chorus of Ovannes Chekidzhyan, dancers of the Barekamutsyun Group.
Jun 30 2013 - 22:30
In Azerbaijan's Gabala the ceremony of awarding certificates in connection with the announcement of Gabala as the cultural capital of the CIS in 2013 took place. The document was presented to the head of the Executive Power of the Gabala region of Azerbaijan, Sabuhi Abdullayev.
Jun 27 2013 - 19:25
More than 500 young people from 15 regions of Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, South Ossetia and other countries gathered in the city of Magas, Ingushetia, where the youth festival "Students' Spring in the Caucasus" is taking place. Leaders of public organizations, representatives of student and youth media, as well as winners of the All-Russia festival "Russian Student Spring" in Ulyanovsk take part in the festival.
Jun 26 2013 - 07:52
Vyacheslav Kovalenko, Russian ex-Ambassador to Armenia and a Candidate of History, said that public disputes around the Russian language were a matter of concerns, RIA Novosti reports.The majority of the Armenian political elite hopes for integration in the EU, while relations with Russia were a question of national security. Kovalenko noted that the problem of the Russian language was an obstacle to European integration.
Jun 4 2013 - 18:54
Armenia is going to mark Russian Language Day tomorrow, on June 5th. The main events are going to be held at the Russian-Armenian University. The event is sponsored by the Department of Social Information of the United Nations.Russian Ambassador to Armenia Ivan Volynkin is going to take part in the event.
Apr 25 2013 - 08:25
Volgograd is hosting the third international history forum “Great victory achieved by integrity: people of Caucasus in the Battle of Stalingrad”. The forum is attended by officials of the Russian Presidential Administration, Federal Assembly, experts of the North Caucasian and Southern Federal District, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia.