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'Potter's wheel' of Dagestan

A gala concert  'Potter's Wheel of Dagestan: from the Derbent Fortress to the Gates of the Kremlin' dedicated to the 2000th anniversary of the city of Derbent was held in the State Kremlin Palace yesterday. Guests of …

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‘Multinational Russia’ exhibtion.

The multimedia exhibition project ‘Multinational Russia’  organized by the Federal Agency for the Affairs of Nationalities with support from the VDNH is being held in celebration of National Unity Day in VDNH pavilion number 71 …

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The Fourth AMOR Forum held in Moscow

The Fourth Forum of the Azerbaijani Youth Union of Russia “AMOR: For Decent Future of the Youth” took place in the World Trade Center in Moscow. It demonstrated that today traditionally strong ties between Russia and Azerbaijan could …

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Remembering Muslim Magomayev Day

Moscow hosted commemorative events in honor of Muslim Magomayev on October 25th, as the singer died 7 years ago this day. Traditionally, they have been held at his monument, installed in Voznesensky Lane. Close ones and admirers of the …

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The First World Shabbat in Russia

On October 22, in Moscow, dozens of famous Russian businessmen and cultural figures of Jewish origin competed in the preparation of main dishes of Jewish cuisine - mincemeat, hummus and challah.  A VIP-cooking contest between …

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Tbilisoba in Moscow

Yesterday, the Hermitage Garden hosted the annual autumn holiday 'Tbilisoba in Moscow'. Tbilisoba is a day of the city of Tbilisi – one of the favorite holidays of Georgian citizens. This year, in the framework of the …

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New Mosque in Istanbul

One of the largest mosques in Istanbul is the New Mosque (or New Valide Sultan Mosque). The construction of the mosque began in 1597. It was ordered by Sultana Safiye, who was the wife of Sultan Murad III. The architect of the mosque became an …

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Opening of Cathedral Mosque in Moscow

Today in Moscow on the eve of the Kurban Bayram holiday, the Cathedral Mosque was opened. Its area was increased 20 times to 19 thousand square meters after an extensive renovation, and has become the largest mosque in Europe. 10 thousand …

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Ancient Baalbek

Baalbek is a city in Lebanon. It is located 80 km north-east of Beirut at an altitude of 1130 m. It is the oldest city on earth. It is surrounded by many legends. According to one of them, the foundation of Baalbek were created by …

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Cossack Village – Moscow

Yesterday the Festival “Cossack Village - Moscow” took place in the Moscow museum park of Kolomenskoye for the fifth time. This is the only event in Russia, which reveals the rich heritage of the Cossacks. The festival’s slogan …

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Farewell to Israeli Ambassador Dorit Golender

This week the Russian Jewish Congress held in Moscow its main reception of the year, traditionally dedicated to the holiday of Rosh Hashanah, a new year on the Jewish calendar. This event was the final one in a three-day ‘Autumn …

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Moscow turns 868 years old

Moscow celebrates its 868th anniversary this weekend. More than 300 performances, 80 workshops and 247 tour routes are being held in the framework of the anniversary. Tverskaya Street has turned into a unique retrospective that tells the story of …

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Beslan. 11 years of remembrances and grief

11 years ago, the name of the small Ossetian town of Beslan became world known. On September 1st a terrorist group captured 1128 people during the opening ceremony of the school. Children, their parents and school № 1 staff were kept in inhumane …

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Cossack Knowledge Day

A festival for the Cossack youth took place in the Kuzminki Park of Moscow on September 1st. Moscow Cossack schools, cadet schools, and students of the First Cossack University participated in it. Workshops and games were organized for …

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