Kabardino-Balkaria

 Alexey Levykin on role of Caucasus in State Historical Museum

Alexey Levykin on role of Caucasus in State Historical Museum

The history of the Caucasus as the homeland of ancient civilizations on the territory of the Russian Federation is very well represented in the Russian State Historical Museum, the Director of the State History Museum, Alexey …

Putin: infrastructure projects of North Caucasus should be completed by 2021

Putin: infrastructure projects of North Caucasus should be completed by 2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed hope that authorities in the country’s southern territory of North Caucasus would complete main infrastructure projects to attract tourists by 2021.  "We all …

Russia celebrates Christmas

Russia celebrates Christmas

Today Russia celebrates Christmas, which is one of two most important religious holidays along with Easter. Patriarch Kirill congratulated Orthodox Christians after a midnight service at the Cathedral …

 Caucasian Press Review (December 5th -11th)

Caucasian Press Review (December 5th -11th)

Caucasian domestic and foreign conflicts through the eyes of local media

Pyatigorsk hosts Russian Caucasus international political forum

Pyatigorsk hosts Russian Caucasus international political forum

The 4th International Political Science forum 'Russian Caucasus - 2016' opened in Pyatigorsk today. It will gather more than 350 participants, including …

Caucasus in pictures. Unique photos reveal region#039s past

Caucasus in pictures. Unique photos reveal region's past

What the pictures taken in the North Caucasus in the late 19th and 20th centuries tell us

‘Spartak Nalchik’ lose to ‘Fakel’ at home

‘Spartak Nalchik’ lose to ‘Fakel’ at home

A meeting of the local FC ‘Spartak’ with the Voronezh ‘Fakel’ in the 20th round of the Football national league has just ended in Nalchik. A halfback of the ‘Fakel’, …

Gazayev: North Caucasus is source of Russia#039s Olympic chions

Gazayev: North Caucasus is source of Russia's Olympic champions

The North Caucasus already can be called a source of Olympic champions, and the region has not fully implemented its athletic potential, a former football player, an Honored Coach of the USSR, the State Duma deputy Valery Gazayev …

Militants preparing terrorist attack in 2005 killed in Kabardino-Balkaria

Militants preparing terrorist attack in 2005 killed in Kabardino-Balkaria

Police in Russia's North Caucasus region of Kabardino-Balkaria say they killed three militants in an overnight gunbattle. Russia's Interior Ministry and National Counterterrorism Committee say the three armed men included a …

Rescuers find Russians and Austrians lost on mount Elbrus

Rescuers find Russians and Austrians lost on mount Elbrus

Rescuers have found two Russians and three Austrians who got lost on Wednesday night when climbing Mount Elbrus, the Kabardino-Balkaria department of the Russian Emergencies Ministry said in a statement. "The rescue operations on …

Schools of North Caucasus: ready for school year

Schools of North Caucasus: ready for school year

The Ministry of Education of the North Caucasus reported that almost all the schools of the North Caucasus Federal District are ready for the new school year. Specialists from the State Fire Control, the Federal Service for Supervision of …

 Tkachev: sanctions stimulate agricultural production

Tkachev: sanctions stimulate agricultural production

Today, a bilateral meeting of the Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev and the head of Kabardino-Balkaria Yuri Kokov was held. They discussed the issues …

Soslan Ramonov: continuity of generations makes Caucasian fighters chions

Soslan Ramonov: continuity of generations makes Caucasian fighters champions

The high levels of skill in wrestling in the North Caucasus is explained by the continuity of generations, when famous wrestlers train together with young athletes, the Russian Olympic champion in freestyle wrestling, who won the highest award at …

 15 terrorists#039 facilities eliminated in North Caucasus

15 terrorists' facilities eliminated in North Caucasus

Fifteen terrorist infrastructure facilities have been destroyed in Russia’s North Caucasus region over the past week, the temporary information center of the Russian National Guard Service said. "The combined force …

International Army Games to strengthen Russian-Iranian relations

International Army Games to strengthen Russian-Iranian relations

The 2016 International Army Games (IAG) will serve to strengthen relations with Russia and facilitate the exchange of experience between the countries' troops, the military commander of the Iranian delegation to the Elbrus Ring competition, …

Heat waves to stay in Russian regions for another week

Heat waves to stay in Russian regions for another week

‘‘Forty-degree heat will continue in some regions of Russia for another a week,’’ the head of Roshydromet situation center, Yury Varakin, stated. He stressed that the …

#039Mashuk-2016#039 opens in Pyatigorsk

'Mashuk-2016' opens in Pyatigorsk

The 7th North Caucasian Youth Forum 'Mashuk' started in Pyatigorsk today. According to the organizing committee, 2450 people are expected to participate in the forum this year. "The majority of participants will arrive …

Oleg Belaventsev spoke about main tasks in Caucasus

Oleg Belaventsev spoke about main tasks in Caucasus

Presidential Envoy to the North Caucasus Federal District (NCFD) Oleg Belaventsev said that his main task on new post is to develop statehood of North Caucasus republics and to maintain interethnic peace. At the same …

‘Battle for the Caucasus’ quest takes place all over Russia

‘Battle for the Caucasus’ quest takes place all over Russia

The ‘Victory Volunteers’ movement has organized a special historical quest on the eve of the anniversary of the beginning of one of the most important battles in the Great Patriotic War – the Battle for the Caucasus. The quest …

 Will weather spare Moscow and North Caucasus?

Will weather spare Moscow and North Caucasus?

Over the past few days several tropical storms caused showers, thunderstorms and strong wind in Moscow. The elements were especially raging on July 13 when a number of streets were flooded, 300 trees were uprooted by wind, due to which 22 cars …

Film festival NALCHIK-2016 starts in Nalchik

Film festival NALCHIK-2016 starts in Nalchik

Nalchik hosts one of the most prestigious Caucasian film festivals - NALCHINK-2016. "I am glad that the festival is being held in Nalchik. Due to this the residents of Kabardino-Balkaria can get …

 Vadim Potomsky: NCFD heads to celebrate 450th anniversary of Orel with us

Vadim Potomsky: NCFD heads to celebrate 450th anniversary of Orel with us

The Governor of the Oryol region Vadim Potomsky told Vestnik Kavkaza about cooperation with the republics of the North Caucasus. "We are cooperating with Dagestan, Ingushetia, Chechnya, Kabardino-Balkaria …

Alexander Boroda: Caucasus is a space of tolerance

Alexander Boroda: Caucasus is a space of tolerance

The president of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, the founder of the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, the member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, Alexander Boroda, spoke in an exclusive …

 German tourist missing in avalanche in Kabardino-Balkaria

German tourist missing in avalanche in Kabardino-Balkaria

Two tourists from Germany have been injured in an avalanche in Russia’s North Caucasian Kabardino-Balkaria republic. "We have found one of the tourists, and the second is so far missing. The search of the area where the …

Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

The holy month of Ramadan has ended today with the Eid al-Fitr holiday, when millions of Muslims around the world refrained from food and drinks before sunset. Muslims are making festive prayers in the mosques since the early morning. Eid al-Fitr is the second main feast after the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. The day of Eid falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal. The Eid al-Fitr holiday is celebrated for one or three days in various Muslim countries. It is officially announced as a non-working day in Dagestan, Chechnya, Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, Crimea, Adygeya, Tatarstan and Bashkiria.

Kadyrov and Yevkurov moves their position up in performance rating

Kadyrov and Yevkurov moves their position up in performance rating

The Foundation for Civil Society Development (FCSD) presented new performance rating of governors. The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, took fifth place (the seventh place in 2015). The head of the Kaluga region, …

 Can Special Economic Zones of North Caucasus be closed?

Can Special Economic Zones of North Caucasus be closed?

The Russian Prosecutor General's Office conducted an audit of special economic zones, which shows "numerous violations of the law" in the activities of the federal and regional authorities, JSC 'Special Economic Zones' and …

Ministry of Caucasus: Key projects of North Caucasus are significant for the entire country

Ministry of Caucasus: Key projects of North Caucasus are significant for the entire country

Priority projects of the North Caucasus Federal District are extremely significant for the whole of Russia, the Minister for the North Caucasus, Lev Kuznetsov, stated today at the first enlarged meeting of the Collegium of the …

Muslims mark beginning of Ramadan

Muslims mark beginning of Ramadan

Today, millions of Muslims around the world started the holy month of Ramadan. For 30 days Muslims abstain from eating and drinking from sunrise to sunset. Muslims follow a lunar calendar and a moon-sighting methodology that …

Body of UK mountaineer found on Elbrus

Body of UK mountaineer found on Elbrus

Rescuers have found a body of a UK mountaineer who fell down while descending from the summit of Mount Elbrus, the duty officer of the Elbrus mountain search and rescue team of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry, Aslan …