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North Ossetia newspaper celebrates centenary

The newspaper ‘North Ossetia’ issued a special edition for its centenary with a selection of 1917 news, which were published in the first year of the publication. An exclusive issue was presented at a grand meeting in honor of the …

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Oleg Kotov: Kerim Kerimov is a legend of space industry

Today the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) hosted an international conference in honor of one of the founders of Soviet space program, long-term leader of Soviet cosmonautics, Hero of Socialist Labor, laureate of Lenin and State …

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Moscow re-enacts historic 1941 parade on Red Square

A march took place on Moscow’s Red Square commemorating the 76th anniversary of the historic 1941 military parade at the same location.  Dressed in WWII uniforms and carrying vintage weapons, hundreds took part in the event, …

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Great October Socialist Revolution: 100 years later

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution of October 1917, when on 25-26 October (Old style) Red Guard forces under the leadership of Bolshevik commanders launched their final attack on the Provisional Government. …

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Russia celebrates National Unity Day

On Saturday, Russia celebrates the Unity Day, one of the youngest national holidays. The holiday was established in 2005 replacing the Day of Consent and Reconciliation, which had been celebrated on November 7 (formerly Revolution Day) …

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Soil from Belarus mass grave to be taken to Azerbaijan

A ceremony to take soil from a mass grave in the Vitebsk District took place in Belarus. Lieutenant Sergei Nikolayev who died near Vitebsk at the age of 21 in winter 1943 and was buried in the mass grave. The hero has been given a …

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Baku: how to defeat fascism

The International conference titled "The unity of peoples as a key factor in victory over fascism and the maintenance of peace' is being held in Baku. It was organized by the Azerbaijani representation of the International Union …

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Happy birthday, Grozny!

The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, congratulated the citizens of Grozny on the day of the city, which is 199 years old. "We are celebrating this day with joy and pride for our beloved city!" Grozny's …

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Broken dolmen reconstructed in Adygea

In Adygea, archaeologists and activists of the regional branch of the Russian Geographical Society reconstructed the dolmen supposedly destroyed by vandals. The restoration work was carried out under the guidance of Viktor Trifonov, the …

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Queen Ketevan's remains to be exhibited in Georgia

Sacred remains of a medieval Georgian regent tortured in Persia for her faith will be returned to the country for exhibitions and pilgrimage after successful conclusion of talks between cultural agencies of Georgia and India this …

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