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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 …

Iraq#039s Caucasus tribes demand formal recognition

Iraq's Caucasus tribes demand formal recognition

The Circassians, Chechens and Dagestanis are uniting to seek recognition under the Iraqi Constitution

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

Karachay-Cherkessia to hold 3rd Quran-reading contest

Karachay-Cherkessia to hold 3rd Quran-reading contest

Karachay-Cherkessia will hold the third “Best reader of the Holy Quran” contest on November 20, organized by the Muslim Administration of Karachay-Cherkessia and supported by the government of the republic. This time …

Russia#039s remote observatory hosts art show

Russia's remote observatory hosts art show

One of the workers almost threw away one of the paintings, thinking that it was just garbage

Karachay-Cherkessia helps its businessmen with ASI#039s rating practices

Karachay-Cherkessia helps its businessmen with ASI's rating practices

Karachay-Cherkessia has improved the business conditions in the country with the help of the best practices of the National State Rating of the investment climate in the Russian regions, the head of the republic, Rashid Temrezov, said at a …

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 …

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 …

#039Great Silk Road#039 tourist route opens in North Caucasus

'Great Silk Road' tourist route opens in North Caucasus

The new tourist route "Great Silk Road" will open in the North Caucasus on Sunday. Chinese and Russian tour operators will embark on the week-long tour of North Caucasian regions, the Russian Ministry of North Caucasus Affairs …

OSCE to monitor contact line near Azerbaijan’s Alkhanly village

OSCE to monitor contact line near Azerbaijan’s Alkhanly village

The OSCE will monitor the Nagorno-Karabakh contact line near Alkhanly village of Azerbaijan’s Fizuli district on September 14, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said. On the Azerbaijani side, the monitoring will be carried out by …

Who to be chosen in Caucasus on September 18?

Who to be chosen in Caucasus on September 18?

The elections at the federal and regional levels will be held throughout Russia this Sunday. The federation will elect the new composition of the State Duma and the subjects will elect the heads and parliaments. In the North Caucasus this …

Art project in the North Caucasus observatory

Art project in the North Caucasus observatory

There is a unique bond between scientists and artists, Simon Mraz believes

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 …

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 …

#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 …

Azerbaijan supports Russia in situation with doping scandals

Azerbaijan supports Russia in situation with doping scandals

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Azad Rahimov spoke against collective responsibility, while Arsen Fadzayev and Alexei Nemov paid tribute to the development of Azerbaijani sport

 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 …

 Media digs into background of Istanbul attack suspect from Russia

Media digs into background of Istanbul attack suspect from Russia

Turkish state media have identified Rahim Bulgarov as one of the suspected suicide bombers who attacked Istanbul's Ataturk airport on June 29, killing 45 people and wounding hundreds. Bulgarov grew up in …

Gazprom comes up with punishment for Dagestan and Ingushetia

Gazprom comes up with punishment for Dagestan and Ingushetia

As reported in Gazprom, the company will stop investing in Ingushetia and Dagestan - in this way it intends to respond to the billions dollars debts of the two regions for already supplied gas. The object that are already under the construction …

Unique heart surgery on children held in Karachay-Cherkessia

Unique heart surgery on children held in Karachay-Cherkessia

The unique heart surgeries on ten children were held in Karachay-Cherkessia by the head of the Department of Surgery of Heart and Blood vessels of the M. Vladimirsky Moscow Regional Research Clinical Institute, Alexander Osiev, in 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.

 Kremlin: Putin’s talks with Sargsyan and Aliyev not going to be smooth

Kremlin: Putin’s talks with Sargsyan and Aliyev not going to be smooth

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s talks with his Armenian and Azerbaijani counterparts, Serzh Sargsyan and Ilham Aliyev, are not going to be smooth, Russian president’s press …

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 …

Arkhyz Resort in Karachay-Cherkessia named best new Russian resort

Arkhyz Resort in Karachay-Cherkessia named best new Russian resort

The all-season tourist-recreational complex Arkhyz in Karachai-Cherkessia was named the best new ski resort in Russia, the press service of JSC Resorts of the North Caucasus reports. "The resort of a European quality has been …

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 …