The fourth Russian-Georgian International Media Forum on "Media in global crises" took place on October 15-16 in Tbilisi. Leading media experts from Russia, Israel, Ukraine and Azerbaijan conducted trainings and workshops for their …
Miss Globe International to take place in Azerbijan The finale of the beauty contest Miss Globe International will be held for the first in Azerbaijan on September 14. Representatives of 120 countries are expected to take part in …
Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev meet in Sochi Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev met in the Sochi residence of the Russian president. During the meeting, the head of Russia and the head of Azerbaijan discussed several bilateral and …
Interesting people are always welcome in the studio of Vestnik Kavkaza. Oleg Kusov gives every guest in the studio an opportunity to speak their minds. Conversations are not only centered on the Caucasus. A half-hour conversation over tea flies quickly. The show "Take My Word" films and records its conversations as well as offering them in text form.
The 69th anniversary of the victory of the Soviet people over Nazi Germany is approaching. All the peoples of the former Soviet Union fought shoulder to shoulder in this war and all of them demonstrated their prowess and courage. Soldiers from Azerbaijan fought in the forests, swamps and on the land of Belarus just as fiercely as they did in the foothills of the Caucasus.
Spanish club Barcelona defeated Azerbaijani Araz in the UEFA Futsal Cup in Baku. Regular time ended with a draw 4:4. The winner of the second semifinal game was decided in a penalty shootout, which Barcelona won 4-2. The champion of Spain, the UEFA Cup winner in 2012, Barcelona arrived in Baku in the rank of the tournament favorite. It has the best players from Spain and Brazil.
The fortress of Icheri Shekher is a fairy tale that the artist Ali Shamsi can tell for hours. The fortress is a labyrinth that is why it keeps cool in summer and warm in winter. It seems that the artist knows every stone here.
International Junior championship in rhythmic gymnastics took place in Moscow within the framework of the Alina Kabayeva Cup. Russian athlete Dina Averina won the individual competition, while in the group competition Russian team also took the first place.
The delegation of the Circassian diaspora together with the Russian Adygs attended the opening ceremony of the XXII Olympic games in Sochi. The guests, representing the Circassian diaspora in Jordan, Syria, UAE, Israel, Palestine, Turkey, Germany and other countries visited the Olympic objects and the House of Adygs in the Olympic Park.
An international tournament in gymnastics, the Mikhail Voronin Cup, ended in Moscow on December 4. By the end of the two-day competition the women's team of Azerbaijan made the country of fires the leader in medals, winning one gold, four silver and three bronze medals. Anna Pavlova bypassed all her rivals in the vault exercises in the second part of the competition, was second in the bar exercises and took the third place on the podium in floor gymnastics. Marina Nekrasova won silver in balance beam exercises.
At the Olympic Stadium the competition in gymnastics (overall) among women for Mikhail Voronin Cup finished. The Azerbaijani team presented by Anna Pavlova and Marina Nekrasova took home three medals. By amount of exercise in individual all-around Pavlova came second, and Nekrasova - third. The first place in the individual all-around was taken by Elena Vasilieva from Ukraine. In the team competition the Azerbaijani team took silver, and the first place was taken by the Russian team. The "Dynamo" team came third.
In the center of Kiev, the police dispersed the protesters from the opposition in Maidan Nezalezhnosti calling for a speedy integration of Ukraine into the EU. The opposition activists resisted the police "in their words and deeds".
In Sochi, the School for young journalists organized by Center for Political Science "North-South" under an informational support of VK for media representatives of the North Caucasus and Transcaucasia finished. As part of the five-day session in Sochi, the participants could communicate with famous athletes, listen to lectures from masters of sports journalism, as well as inspect the Olympic facilities. In addition, during the school issues devoted to implementation of the program of tolerance and combating xenophobia were discussed.