life in Caucasus

Leyla Aliyeva visits State Academy of Fine Arts

Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva has today viewed the conditions created for students at the State Academy of Fine Arts, AZERTAC reported. The improvement of the conditions for students …

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EMERCOM of Ingushetia to determine safest municipality

The regional department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations will determine the safest municipality in the framework of the ongoing contest, the press service of the ministry reported. Thus, the rescuers intend to motivate local …

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Friendship of Nations monument to be opened in Magas

The monument dedicated to the friendship of Russian nations will be opened in Magas, the press service of the Ingush capital administration reports. "The monument symbolizing the friendship of the peoples of Russia will soon appear …

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Wolf hunting to be banned in Kazakhstan

In a number of areas of Central, Northern and Western Kazakhstan, restrictions on the shooting of wolves are coming into force, the chairman of the Committee of Forestry and Wildlife of the Ministry of Agriculture of the country, Kairat …

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Armenian population continues to decline

According to the Armenian National Statistical Service, based on the 2011 census, 2,979,9 thousand people live in the country as of July 1st 2017. Overall, Armenia’s population dropped by 15,200 people over the last 12 months, and …

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Kadyrov about media-hype around Chechnya

Head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, said that he was observing for a long time a ‘harmful tendency to protect the rights and freedoms of a certain circle of people’, emerging in the Russian and foreign human rights communities, he wrote …

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Tariffs for consumption of gas increased in Georgia

In Tbilisi the tariff for the consumption of natural gas will increase by 0.5 tetri and in the regions - by 11 tetri. More specifically, the tariff for consumption of 1 cubic meter in Tbilisi will be 46.153 tetri and in the regions …

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Russians become more patriotic

A solid majority of Russians - 89%, which is the highest on record - have no wish to leave their native country and move abroad, the All-Russia Public Opinion Research Center said in a statement. According to the survey’s …

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Dollar defeated by lari in Georgia

Starting from today, the amendments to the laws ‘On the National Bank of Georgia’ and ‘On Advertising’ have entered into force, according to which the entrepreneurs are obliged to indicate prices in the national currency - …

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Russians support state control of food prices

Vast majority of Russians believe that only the state should establish and regulate food prices, annual issue of "Russian Monitoring of Economic Situation and Population Health", conducted by the Higher School of Economics, says. …

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Capital of Chechnya is safest city in Russia

Grozny tops the rating of safest Russian cities. The poll respondents rated how much they agree with the statement "I live in a safe area and do not afraid to go home at night," according to a 10-point scale. The local residents called …

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Snakes’ attack in Armenia

Today, four snakes attacked Armenian citizens: three blunt-nosed vipers and one dice snake, the Ministry of Emergency …

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