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Russians celebrate Day of Russia

Russia Day is one of the youngest national holidays. It was established by the country’s presidential decree of June 2, 1994. The Declaration of State Sovereignty of Russia was adopted June 12, 1990. Celebrations of the Russia Day …

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 Putin: we should remember history lessons

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that is is necessary to preserve a united Russian nation given the fragility of civil peace. According to the President, it is necessary to remember both happy and tragic pages …

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Baku - labor hero of the Great Victory

During the Great Patriotic War not even one bomb was dropped on Baku, it's residents didn't die under artillery fire, but the Azerbaijani capital became one of the main cities that helped to achieve the Great Victory. Nazi …

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Great Victory is common cause of all peoples of USSR

The preservation of the common historical memory of the peoples of the post-Soviet space about the Great Victory as the achievement of all nationalities of the USSR is of fundamental importance, the multinationality of Victory in the Great …

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72nd anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War

Today, Russia and post-Soviet countries are celebrating one of the most important holidays of the year – the 72nd anniversary of Day of Victory in the Great Patriotic War over Nazi Germany. Celebrations will take place in Moscow …

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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 …

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