History of Azerbaijan

Baku. Palace of Shirvanshahs

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 …

Gennady Matishov: Baku#039s multilateral contribution to Great Victory

Gennady Matishov: Baku's multilateral contribution to Great Victory

The contribution of the Azerbaijani SSR to victory in the Great Patriotic War is underestimated, academician, chairman of the Southern Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences Gennady Matishov said, speaking to …

Unveiling of a bas-relief of the first rector of Baku State University, Vasily Razumovsky, in Yessentuki

Unveiling of a bas-relief of the first rector of Baku State University, Vasily Razumovsky, in Yessentuki

Last week Yessentuki hosted the grand unveiling of a bas-relief of the outstanding Russian scientist, the first rector of Baku State University, Vasily Ivanovich Razumovsky.  "At the end of April 1919, Professor Razumovsky …

Vasil Razumovsky memorial tablet unveiled in Yessentuki

Vasil Razumovsky memorial tablet unveiled in Yessentuki

A memorial tablet of the outstanding Russian scientist, the first rector of the Baku State University, Vasili Razumovsky, was unveiled in Yessentuki today by the rector of BSU Abel Maharramov and the mayor of Yessentuki …

Azerbaijan celebrates Day of National Salvation

Azerbaijan celebrates Day of National Salvation

In October 1991 Azerbaijan gained independence. However, during its first years the country experienced an internal crisis and a crisis of power. In all spheres of public life chaos and confusion were observed. The situation was