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Dombay

A prestigious mountain resort of Dombay at the foot of the Main Range of the Caucasus Mountains has been famous since the Soviet times. A tourist complex was built and the first ski runs length up to 6 were laid here In the post-war period. …

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Baku. Palace of Shirvanshahs

At the highest point of the ancient part of Baku - the Old City - one of the most remarkable monuments of Azerbaijani architecture is located - the Palace of the Shirvanshahs (the Shirvan rulers). This ensemble has long attracted attention of …

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All-season tourist recreation cluster 'Arkhyz'

The all-season tourist recreation cluster 'Arkhyz' held the official closing of the ski season under the motto 'Total Recall'. On April 2, the tracks and cable cars will be opened according to the usual schedule, but starting …

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 Navruz - view from Baku

Navruz (Nowruz, Nuruz, Nevruz, Nauryz, Nooruz in different languages) is the beginning of the New Year, connected with the astronomical, that is natural natural event - the spring equinox, when the day becomes longer than the night. Navruz is not …

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Opening of the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup

The FIG World Cup in Artistic Gymnastics has officially opened in the capital of Azerbaijan. The opening ceremony was held at the National Gymnastics Arena. At first gymnasts presented the participating countries with national …

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Winter's Tale in Baku

On the eve of spring, the southern city saw snowfall. The snowfall, which lasted in Baku for two days, not only caused traffic problems, but also brought a lot of joy to the citizens of Baku. It isn't every year Baku's climate, …

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'Beauty of Iran' in Moscow

Yesterday, the Vernadsky State Geological Museum held the opening of the photography exhibition 'Beauty of Iran', demonstrating the historical and cultural richness of the Islamic Republic. The exposition …

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Kubachi Plant's museum named after Rasul Alikhanov

Kubachi is different from the other villages of Dagestan because here one cultivates not the soil, but the skills to work with precious metals. During Soviet times up to 800 people worked at the Kubachi plant. Three and a half tons of silver …

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Black January

On January 20 Azerbaijan commemorated a day of mourning. On the Day of National Mourning Azerbaijani Embassy in the Russian Federation hosted mourning events. …

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Epiphany

Today, the Orthodox Church celebrates one of the main Christian holidays - the  Epiphany (or Theophany). Along with the Easter it is the oldest Christian …

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Girl, boy and magical dragon. Magic Journey to Beijing

This week the Moscow Chinese Cultural Center hosted a presentation of book for children and adults, which tells about the wonderful world of Chinese culture and the stories of Beijing. The author of this book is Irina Zakharova, who has …

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8th Gaidar Forum

Several days ago RANEPA hosted the 8th Gaidar Forum, a unique platform for socio-economic discussions of experts and representatives of the Russian government. This year's forum brought together an unprecedented number of both foreign …

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