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 Will weather spare Moscow and North Caucasus?

Over the past few days several tropical storms caused showers, thunderstorms and strong wind in Moscow. The elements were especially raging on July 13 when a number of streets were flooded, 300 trees were uprooted by wind, due to which 22 cars …

Film festival NALCHIK-2016 starts in Nalchik

Nalchik hosts one of the most prestigious Caucasian film festivals - NALCHINK-2016. "I am glad that the festival is being held in Nalchik. Due to this the residents of Kabardino-Balkaria can get …

Alexander Boroda: Caucasus is a space of tolerance

The president of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, the founder of the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, the member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, Alexander Boroda, spoke in an exclusive …

Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

The holy month of Ramadan has ended today with the Eid al-Fitr holiday, when millions of Muslims around the world refrained from food and drinks before sunset. Muslims are making festive prayers in the mosques since the early morning. Eid al-Fitr is the second main feast after the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. The day of Eid falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal. The Eid al-Fitr holiday is celebrated for one or three days in various Muslim countries. It is officially announced as a non-working day in Dagestan, Chechnya, Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, Crimea, Adygeya, Tatarstan and Bashkiria.

Muslims mark beginning of Ramadan

Today, millions of Muslims around the world started the holy month of Ramadan. For 30 days Muslims abstain from eating and drinking from sunrise to sunset. Muslims follow a lunar calendar and a moon-sighting methodology that …

Body of UK mountaineer found on Elbrus

Rescuers have found a body of a UK mountaineer who fell down while descending from the summit of Mount Elbrus, the duty officer of the Elbrus mountain search and rescue team of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry, Aslan …

Pioneers joining on Red Square

Today on the eve of the birthday of the Pioneer organization, the Red Square hosted a  pioneers joining ceremony. The students of Moscow,  Moscow Region and the Central Federal District were given the red ties by the Chairman …

Climbers evacuated from Elbrus

Emergency rescuers have evacuated four tourists from the slopes of Elbrus, the head of the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kabardino-Balkaria Kantemir Berov informed. "Today four tourists …

Kabardino-Balkaria accuses ICRC of supporting terrorists

The Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Kabardino-Balkaria, Kazbek Tatuyev, today accused the International Committee of the Red Cross of helping the families of terrorists instead of relatives of killed members of the security forces. …