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Muslim necropolis of VIII-IX centuries discovered in Derbent

Muslim necropolis of VIII-IX centuries discovered in Derbent

Muslim cemetery of VIII-IX centuries has been discovered in Derbent. The discovery happened at the site of construction of the museum-exhibition complex and office building. …

Mikhail Baskhanov: UK#039s unreasonable foreign policy destroys first Transcaucasian republics

Mikhail Baskhanov: "UK's unreasonable foreign policy destroys first Transcaucasian republics"

About the United Kingdom's role in the history of the Transcaucasian independent republics after the First World War

Putin: falsification of history lead to disunity of countries and peoples

Putin: falsification of history lead to disunity of countries and peoples

Russian President Vladimir Putin has voiced confidence that cynical attitude towards history leads to the dissociation of peoples.  "We can see what risks are posed by cynical attitude towards the past, how …

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 …

Matvey Katkov on Vesti.FM: The Polish question in the Russian Empire arose as a foreign policy issue

Matvey Katkov on Vesti.FM: The Polish question in the Russian Empire arose as a foreign policy issue

For Russia, at the beginning of the 19th century, the Polish issue should be viewed primarily as a foreign policy issue, an analyst of the news agency Vestnik Kavkaza, Matvey Katkov said during a live broadcast of the National …

Matvey Katkov on Vesti.FM: you could overcome pale of settlement only by throwing away your faith, getting education or by paying

Matvey Katkov on Vesti.FM: you could overcome pale of settlement only by throwing away your faith, getting education or by paying

The pale of settlement, in other words the boundary of territory where respresentatives of Jewish faith could live, which existed in the Russian Empire from 1791 to its collapse, wasn't something impenetrable for Jews. However, in order to …

Gally Monastyreva: My great-grandfather first man to fly from Moscow to Baku

Gally Monastyreva: "My great-grandfather first man to fly from Moscow to Baku"

Moscow State University hosted the international scientific conference titled 'The Centennial of the Russian Revolution of 1917'. Gally Monastyreva, president of the "Russian Hearth" Foundation, president of the regional …

Beatriz Bissio: Baku unites all ideals of First Congress of Peoples of East

Beatriz Bissio: Baku unites all ideals of First Congress of Peoples of East

The first congress of the peoples of the East of 1920 was held in Baku, as the city embodied all the main goals of this event, the Dean of the Faculty of Political Science at Rio de Janeiro Federal University, Ph.D Beatriz Bissio …

 Centennial of Russian Revolution of 1917 unites scientists of post-Soviet space

Centennial of Russian Revolution of 1917 unites scientists of post-Soviet space

The Moscow House of Nationalities is holding the third day of the international scientific conference titled 'The Centennial of the Russian Revolution of 1917'.  The conference was organized by the Departments of History …

Lomonosov Moscow State University hosts international conference #039Centennial of Russian Revolution of 1917#039

Lomonosov Moscow State University hosts international conference 'Centennial of Russian Revolution of 1917'

Lomonosov Moscow State University is holding the first day of the international scientific conference titled 'The Centennial of the Russian Revolution of 1917'. The conference will continue until 31 March.the Department of History of …

Murtuza and Liza Mukhtarovs: a great love story in stone

Murtuza and Liza Mukhtarovs: a great love story in stone

How Ossetian beauty became the first lady of old Baku

Elmar Mammadyarov lays wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow

Elmar Mammadyarov lays wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow

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Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs, Elmar Mammadyarov, took part today in the ceremony of laying flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Alexander Garden in Moscow, the correspondent of the Vestnik Kavkaza …

Russians and Iranians are brothers for life

Russians and Iranians are brothers for life

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Moscow and Teheran celebrate the 515th anniversary of the establishment of interstate relations

Temple that brought together people#039s sacred shrines

Temple that brought together people's sacred shrines

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The State Historical Museum celebrates the 145th anniversary

 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 …

International Holocaust Remembrance Day being marked today

International Holocaust Remembrance Day being marked today

The International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust is being marked today. The International Holocaust Memorial Day was established by the UN General Assembly Resolution of November 1, 2005. The document was initiated by …

Moscow commemorates victims of #039Black January#039

Moscow commemorates victims of 'Black January'

Today, the Azerbaijani Embassy in Moscow held a mourning event dedicated to the memory of victims of the tragedy of January 20, 1990 in Baku. Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Russia, Polad Bulbuloglu, addressing …

Turkey could become strategic mediator between East and West

"Turkey could become strategic mediator between East and West"

German political scientist Heiko Langner believes

March in honor of historic parade of 1941 starts on Red Square

March in honor of historic parade of 1941 starts on Red Square

A solemn parade dedicated to the anniversary of the historic parade of November 7th 1941 has started on Red Square in Moscow with the chime of bells and "The Sacred War" song. The servicemen carry flags of units that defended …

Turkish leaning minaret rivals Tower of Pisa

Turkish leaning minaret rivals Tower of Pisa

The angle of an 11th century mosque minaret near the eastern Turkish province of Elazığ has drawn comparisons to Pisa’s famous leaning tower. The red brick minaret of the Harput Ulu mosque in Elazığ’s Alayaprak district …

Sari Gelin project presented in Baku

Sari Gelin project presented in Baku

Drama Theater of Baku hosted a theatrical staging of one of the most ancient folk songs of Azerbaijan - Sari Gelin (literally "Yellow" or "Golden-Haired" Bride). The evening and the project was organized by the Ministry of …

Zelfira Tregulova about #039Absheron Constellation#039 exhibition in Tretyakov Gallery

Zelfira Tregulova about 'Absheron Constellation' exhibition in Tretyakov Gallery

Director General of the State Tretyakov Gallery, Zelfira Tregulova, told Vestnik Kavkaza about the exhibition of Azerbaijani artists of 1960-1980's 'Absheron Constellation', which will be held from February 15 till …

Russia returns Keiki Batyr#039s skull to Kazakhstan

Russia returns Keiki Batyr's skull to Kazakhstan

Russia has returned the skull of a leader of the Kazakh national liberation movement, Keiki Batyr, to Kazakhstan for burial. Officials at the Kazakh Ministry of Culture and Sports said that Keiki Batyr's skull …

Volume two of #039The Paris archive#039 by Alimardan Topchibashi released

Volume two of 'The Paris archive' by Alimardan Topchibashi released

The Moscow publishing house ‘Khudozhestvennaya Literatura’ with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation published the composite book by Alimardan Topchibashi 'The Paris archive. The second volume …

Urartian sewage system unearthed in Van

Urartian sewage system unearthed in Van

An ancient Urartian sewage system, which was first discovered during excavations in 2004 in the Çavuştepe Castle in the eastern province of Van, has been unearthed, Hurriyet reports. This year’s works in the castle in the …

Nargiz Pashayeva: British Foundation for Study of Azerbaijan and Caucasus registered

Nargiz Pashayeva: British Foundation for Study of Azerbaijan and Caucasus registered

The heads of the Nizami Ganjavi Scientific Center at Oxford University, Professor Nargiz Pashayeva and Professor at Oxford and New York universities, Robert Hoyland, held a meeting on September 23rd, …

Iran and Russia strengthen humanitarian cooperation

Iran and Russia strengthen humanitarian cooperation

Interaction in the humanitarian sphere helps to strengthen trust between the nations

Ivan Tuchkov: We can move forward only by relying on the experience of our predecessors

Ivan Tuchkov: "We can move forward only by relying on the experience of our predecessors"

The dean of the History Faculty of Moscow State University on the faculty and himself

Lomonosov Moscow State University hosts #039Armenian Diaspora and Armenian-Russian relations: History and Modernity#039 conference

Lomonosov Moscow State University hosts 'Armenian Diaspora and Armenian-Russian relations: History and Modernity' conference

Lomonosov Moscow State University held the first day of the international scientific conference titled 'The Armenian Diaspora and the Armenian-Russian relations: History and Modernity', organized by the History Department of MSU, the …

Cybele Statue Discovered in Turkey

Cybele Statue Discovered in Turkey

An estimated 2,100-year-old rare marble statue of Cybele, the mother goddess of Anatolia, has been unearthed in excavations in northwestern Ordu province located on the Black Sea coast. The historic sculpture of Cybele sitting on her …