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Moscow celebrates Saint Patrick's Day

Residents and guests of Moscow celebrated St. Patrick's Day. Sokolniki Park hosted a parade in honor of this holiday, which ended the Irish week in Moscow. …

Nowruz in Moscow House of Nationalities

Nowruz is a holiday of spring, which marks the beginning of a new year according to the astronomical solar calendar. The history of its origin dates back several centuries and can trace its roots to the Zoroastrian period. In 2009, the …

Diplomatic Club Meeting. Chinese New Year

The Diplomatic Club at the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry and the Embassy of the People's Republic of China held a meeting dedicated to the folk traditions of celebrating the Chinese New Year. The guests enjoyed the tea …

Kara Karaev. Recital at Moscow Conservatory

A concert dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the world-famous Soviet and Azerbaijani composer Kara Karayev was held yesterday at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory.       …

North Ossetia. The Alania Monastery of the Dormition

The most southern and alpine Orthodox church in Russia is the Alania Monastery of the Dormition. The Monastery was found just recently but has already become one of the most important pilgrimage centers in North Ossetia. Initially, the monastery …

Memorial event in the Embassy of Azerbaijan

Today, the memorial event was held in the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Russia to commemorate the 132 victims of the Black January - the massacre of Baku residents, committed by the Soviet army reservists by order of the Central Committee. …

Moscow celebrated New Year’s Eve

Traditionally, many Muscovites and guests celebrate New Year’s Eve on the streets and in the parks of the city. The main streets of the capital have become pedestrian for a few days and turned into a stage for town festivals. A holiday …