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Poekhali! (Let’s go!)

The carrier rocket with the Vostok spacecraft was launched on April 12th, 1961 at 09:07 AM from the Baikonur cosmodrome, located in the steppes of the Kazakh SSR. The member of the First Troop cosmonauts Yuri Gagarin was the first man in the …

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Open day in Cathedral Mosque of Moscow

Today the Cathedral Mosque of Moscow held a Quran Festival. The organizers of this event are the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Russian Federation, the Council of Muftis of Russia and the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Moscow, …

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Nowruz celebrated at VDNKh in Moscow

Nowruz or Nawruz on the vernal equinox  is celebrated as a national holiday in Turkey, Iran, India, Pakistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan ... In Azerbaijan this year Nowruz holiday will be celebrated  on March 20th to …

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Moscow celebrates St. Patrick's Day

Today, Moscow has celebrated St. Patrick's Day. While being a religious holiday, for secular people, it is a celebration of spring. During this day, people dress in green, hold parades, perform ceili dances and congratulate each …

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Maslenitsa 2016 in Moscow parks

Mastlenitsa is a Slavic festival of many days celebrated before the Great Lent. It has its origins in pagan tradition, but was continued after the adoption of Christianity. Pancakes are the main dish of the carnival. They are fried …

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Winners of Trampoline World Cup in Baku

Yesterday Russian and Belarusian national teams were triumphant at the FIG World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics, held in Baku for the first time: together, they took eight medals out of 12. …

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Moments of first day of Trampoline World Cup in Baku

The Trampoline Gymnastics FIG World Cup started today in Baku at the National Gymnastics Arena for the first time in the history of Azerbaijan. The tournament will last two days, qualifying performances in individual and synchronized programs for men and women were already held today.

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Opening of Trampoline World Cup in Baku

The opening of the first Trampoline World Cup for the Azerbaijani International Federation of Gymnastics in Trampoline was held today at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku. The tournament will last two days. Well-known trampoline gymnasts …

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Winners of Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku

Individual finals of the Gymnastics World Cup of the FIG series ‘Challenge’ have just come to an end in Baku, that took place in the capital of Azerbaijan for the first time. Athletes competed fro ten …

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Second day of Gymnastics World Cup in Baku

The second and final day of the qualifying competitions came to an end today in Baku at the National gymnastics arena before the final tournament, which is to take place tomorrow. The other days athletes from 19 …

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First day of  the Gymnastics World Cup in Baku

The first day of the Gymnastics World Cup of the FIG series ‘Challenge’  finished at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku. Today the official opening ceremony of the tournament and the qualifying competitions in three men's …

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Salt lake of Crimea

Sasyk Siwash is the biggest salt lake of Crimea, it is located between the towns of Evpatoria and Saki. Even in 1912, the healing properties of salt contained in it were noted at the Paris Exposition. The lake was a shallow bay at one …

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Project ‘Caucasian Recipes’

Yesterday a new project ‘Caucasian Recipes’ started in Moscow, which aims to strengthen interethnic unity. The project  ‘Caucasian Recipes’ is implemented by the Russian Congress of Peoples of the Caucasus. …

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Bright World of Natalia Bazhanova

Yesterday in the Oval Room of the M.I.Rudomino All-Russian State Library for Foreign Literature the presentation took place of a new book series ‘Russian Scientists in International Affairs’, about the life and work of fellow …

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