Astrakhan region

"Caspian Convention lays groundwork for joint projects"

The Convention on the Status of the Caspian Sea, signed more than a year ago by the heads of the five Caspian littoral states, has laid the groundwork for for the active development of joint bilateral and multilateral projects in this region, the …

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5th Caspian Media Forum kicks off in Astrakhan

The 5th Caspian Media Forum has opened in Astrakhan today. The forum is organised by the Center for International Public Policy Studies 'Caspian-Eurasia with information support from the Astrakhan region government. The project is also being …

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Astrakhan to host 5th Caspian Media Forum

Astrakhan will host the 5th Caspian Media Forum on September 24-25, which is a unique site for exchanging experience, discussing new directions for the development of regional and international journalism, creating a single information field …

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Large-scale drills kick off in south Russia

Large-scale command and staff drills have kicked off in south Russia involving 8,200 troops, the press office of the Southern Military District reported. "The combat training measures involve large units and military formations of …

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Iranian sailors discharged from Astrakhan hospital

The crew of the Iranian vessel Tina, who were earlier hospitalized in the Russian city of Astrakhan, was discharged from the hospital, the medical facility's representative said. According to him, three sailors were discharged …

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Putin dismisses Zhilkin and Kokov

Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed heads of the Astrakhan region and Kabardino-Balkaria, the Kremlin website reported. Governor of the Astrakhan region, Alexander Zhilkin, will be replaced by deputy head of the …

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Drunk thief sticks in apartment

An Astrakhan thief succumbed to the temptation to drink vodka in an apartment, which he was going to rob, the department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the Astrakhan region reports. In August, the owners of a private …

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 4th meeting of Caspian Expert Club held in Astrakhan

The fourth meeting of the Caspian Expert Club, timed to the 300th anniversary of the Astrakhan province, was held in Astrakhan yesterday. The experts met to discuss historical research and media projects within the framework of the 'Caspian …

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