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Ilya Nikolayevich Zankovsky (1832-1919)

Ilya Zankovsky lived in Tiflis, where he served in the Military Topographical Department of the Caucasus Military District. Frequent visits to various regions of the Caucasus enabled him to create a big series of landscape pictures of the wonderful mountainous region. Zankovsky presented his works at the Caucasus Society of Fine Arts and the Society of Mutual Help for Caucasus Artists. In 1886 he became a tutor at the School of Drawing and Fine Art of the Caucasus Society of Fine Arts, teaching young Caucasians about the art of his life.

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North-Western Caucasus: mountains of treasure

North-Western Caucasus: mountains of treasuresMountain slopes of the Caucasus is one of the few places on our planet where the climate has not been changing for hundreds of thousands of years. A unique complex of green landscapes has been …

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President of Azerbaijan in Berlin

President of Azerbaijan in BerlinFrom January 20-21, the president of Azerbaijan held talks in Berlin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the chairman of the Munich International Security Conference Wolfgang Fredrik Ischinger, the federal minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier, as well as Bundestag deputies and the members of the G

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The triumph of mugham in Israel

A concert of Azerbaijani mugham took place in Jerusalem, the city of the three religions, as part of the 15th International Oud Festival. 

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Winter in the mountains of Karachay-Cherkessia

 Winter in the mountains of Karachay-Cherkessia A ten-day hike of the lowest level of difficulty from the Teberdy valley to Arhyz. In the summer this is an easy route, but in the winter it becomes very different: there is wind, …

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Fourth Russian-Georgian Media Forum

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 …

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Rogozin in Baku

Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin came with an official visit to Azerbaijan to discuss the tasks set by Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev at the recent meeting in Sochi.

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Miss Globe International to take place in Azerbijan

 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 …

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Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev meet in Sochi

 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 …

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Take My Word Guests

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. 

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Azerbaijanis who fought for Belarus

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.

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