celebrations in Caucasus

Azerbaijan celebrates National Salvation Day

Today Azerbaijan is celebrating the National Salvation Day. Azerbaijan gained independence in October 1991. The first years of the country's independence were characterized by the crisis within the country and in the government. …

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Muslims all over the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr

The holy month of Ramadan has ended today with the Eid al-Fitr holiday [festival of breaking of the fast]. During the whole month millions of Muslims around the world refrained from eating and drinking before sunset. Today Muslims has been making …

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Baku marks Pushkin's birthday and Russian Language Day

On Baku 6, Baku is marking the birthday of the great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin, who is considered the founder of the modern Russian literary language, as well as the Russian Language Day. Participants of the event laid flowers to …

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Azerbaijani president pardons four Russians

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order pardoning 634 people on the occasion of the centenary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. Among the pardoned, there are 39 foreign citizens, including …

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OIC congratulates Azerbaijan on Republic Day

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen has congratulated Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on occasion of the Republic Day. Al-Othaimeen …

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Holy month of Ramadan starts in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani Muslims welcomed the holy month of Ramadan, which began on May 17. According to the fatwa issued by the Gazi Council of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) on the holy month of Ramadan, the calculations conducted by the …

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Putin congratulates South Caucasus on Victory Day

Russian president Vladimir Putin congratulated the leaders of Azerbaijan,Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, as well as the citizens of Georgia and …

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Georgia marks Day of Restoration of Independence (VIDEO)

Georgia celebrated the Day of Restoration of Independence and the Day of Memory of the victims of the violent dispersal of the mass demonstration in 1989 in Tbilisi: people were dispersed by the troops of the Ministry of Defense of the USSR, who …

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