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Alania’s gold exhibition opens in Vladikavkaz

A unique exhibition of Alania’s gold opened in the renovated building of the National Museum of North Ossetia in Vladikavkaz. The collection was being formed of jewelry discovered during the archaeological excavations on the territory of …

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1500 year Georgian church mosaic discovered in Israel

“Stunning 1500 year Georgian Church Moisaic Discovered in Israeli Port City” the Jerusalem Post article by Daniel K. Eisenbud reads. “The well-preserved remains of a 1,500 year old colored mosaic floor from a …

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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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