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Solzhenitsyn monument unveiled in Moscow

A monument dedicated to the Russian novelist Alexander Solzhenitsyn was unveiled in Moscow today. The opening ceremony was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to the Kremlin website. …

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Heydar Aliyev commemorated in Moscow

On Wednesday, December 12, events dedicated to memory of the national leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev will be held. It has been 15 years since he passed away, but to this day his memory is honored in Russia. On this …

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Chingiz Aitmatov monument opened in Moscow

A monument to famous Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov was opened in Moscow today. The installation of the monument is timed to the writer's anniversary. He would have turned 90 years old on December 12. The …

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Moscow official appointed as new Makhachkala mayor

The Dagestan authorities have decided on the candidacy of the Makhachkala mayor, the republic's head Vladimir Vasilyev said, adding that it is the head of the council of the Moscow's Basmanny district, Salman …

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Russia's 42 airports receive new names

The results of the all-Russian vote to rename airports all across Russia, headlined Russia’s Great Names, were announced late yesterday on the Rossiya-1 TV channel. According to results of a nationwide vote, Moscow’s two …

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Sobyanin highlights declining crime rate in Moscow

Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that the amount of crime has decreased in Moscow over the last seven years. According to statistics, during this period the number of murders has gone down by 50%, the number of car thefts has …

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WADA experts arrives in Moscow for talks

Experts from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have visited the Moscow Anti-Doping Laboratory, sealed off due to a federal investigation, to get access to its data and athletes’ stored samples. A new building of the Anti-Doping …

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 Champions League: Plzen beats CSKA in Moscow

Viktoria Plzen came from a goal down to beat CSKA Moscow 2-1 yesterday, a result which ensures Real Madrid and Roma both qualify for the knockout stage of the Champions League. Nikola Vlasic gave CSKA the lead with a …

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7 Beauties in Moscow (Photo Report)

On November 20th, the Seven Beauties exhibition opened in the All-Russian Museum of Decorative Art in Moscow. The project presents the Azerbaijani culture as synthesis of the carpet art, jewellery, miniature, classic national music, classic dance, and contemporary art.

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Bust of Nasimi unveiled at MGIMO

The bust of one of the brilliant poets and thinkers of the East Imadaddin Nasimi (1369-1417) was unveiled today at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). The ceremony was held as part of the Nasimi …

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Vesti FM about Nasimi Festival in Moscow

Hosts of the 'National Question’ program on Vesti FM, Gia Saralidze and Marat Safarov, told about the series of events in Moscow dedicated to great Azerbajani poet Nasimi, which has …

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Moscow hosting 'Caspian Dialogue 2018'

The International Economic Forum 'Caspian Dialogue 2018' has opened at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations today. The forum is organized by the International Energy Policy and Diplomacy Institute (MIEP MGIMO) and the …

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