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Terrorist from Georgia sentenced in Chechnya

Citizen of Georgia Beslan Gaurgashvili, who fought in Syria on the side of terrorists, has been sentenced in Chechnya. The investigation established that he was a member of an illegal armed group in Syria since November …

First crash at FIA Formula 2 Race 1

The first race of the FIA Formula 2 in Baku has witnessed the first accident as Rapax driver, Johnny Cecotto, missed the Turn 1 and crashed, Trend reports. His car hit a fence at the Turn 2 due to the blockage of tyres. …

First fencing school opens in Dagestan

First fencing and swimming school was built in Makhachkala, but it hasn't been officially opened yet, Deputy Minister of Physical Culture and Sport of the region Zainal Salautdinov said. He added, however, that …

FIA Formula 2 in Baku: Race 1 kicks off

The first race of the FIA Formula 2 has started in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku. Twenty drivers from 10 teams are taking part in the competition, Trend reports. The 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, which is the eighth …

Baku-Batumi bus route to open from June 26

Baku and Georgia’s Batumi will become closer from June 26 as a new bus service will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, AzerNews reported. The bus fare is 40 manat ($23) The fare is free for children under 5 …

Ross Brawn: thanks to Baku for Formula 1 Circuit

Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix is very important and memorable for many people, Formula One's motorsport managing director Ross Brawn said during the free practice session. He noted that it's his first …

Qatar simplifies visa rules for Russian tourists

Qatar's authorities have introduced a visa-on-arrival system for nationals of 37 countries, including Russia, according to a document, circulated by national carrier Qatar Airways and obtained by Sputnik on Friday. "According …

Rouhani: Iran not to give in to US pressure

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said his country will not give in to US pressure and continue to go on the path it has chosen. "With this rally our nation is telling America that we are determined to continue our …