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New Year's Moscow (photo-report)

The New Year’s Eve 2020 turned out to be snowless and with no frost  in Moscow. However,  Muscovites and guests of the capital spent good time walking along the decorated streets, buying original gifts at fairs, ice skating, …

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First Hanukkah candle lit in Moscow

Russia kicked off celebration in honor of one of the main holidays of Judaism - Hanukkah. The first Hanukkah candle in Moscow was lit tonight at the Revolution Square with participation of Russia's Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar On …

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Putin congratulates Tajikistan on upcoming Independence Day

Russia and Tajikistan will strengthen strategic partnership for stability and security in Central Asia. Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed confidence in the relations in a congratulatory telegram to his Tajik counterpart Emomali Rahmon in …

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Moscow celebrates Saint Patrick's Day

Residents and guests of Moscow celebrated St. Patrick's Day. Sokolniki Park hosted a parade in honor of this holiday, which ended the Irish week in Moscow. …

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World celebrates International Women's Day

Today, on March 8, the entire world celebrates International Women's Day. On this day we celebrate women's achievements regardless of national borders or ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic and political differences. …

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Moscow celebrated New Year’s Eve

Traditionally, many Muscovites and guests celebrate New Year’s Eve on the streets and in the parks of the city. The main streets of the capital have become pedestrian for a few days and turned into a stage for town festivals. A holiday …

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New Year holidays in Armenia may be cut

Armenia's government intends to cut New Year holidays. The government-proposed amendments to the law on holidays and memorable days will be discussed at the next cabinet meeting on December 14 and then they will be put on the …

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Muslims around the world celebrate holy month of Ramadan

Muslims throughout the world are ready to welcome the holy month of Ramadan, which began on Friday evening, May 26. Millions of Muslims offered their first special evening Ramadan prayer called Tarawih Friday, which will then …

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Jews all over the world celebrate Purim

This night Jews begin to celebrate Purim - the most fun-filled, action-packed day of the Jewish year.  The jolly festival of Purim is celebrated every year on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar (late …

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Epiphany

Today, the Orthodox Church celebrates one of the main Christian holidays - the  Epiphany (or Theophany). Along with the Easter it is the oldest Christian …

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Azerbaijanis of the world mark Solidarity Day

Every year, December 31 is celebrated as the Solidarity Day of the World Azerbaijanis. This date has been declared as the Solidarity Day of the World Azerbaijanis since 1993 in line with the Azerbaijani president’s decree. The main idea of this holiday is the unity and solidarity of the Azerbaijanis from all over the world ...

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Moscow celebrates Tbilisoba

On October 1, one of the biggest holidays in Georgia - autumn harvest festival, Tbilisoba, was celebrated at the Hermitage Garden in Moscow.  Moscow residents and visitors enjoy this holiday for the sixth year in a row. They could …

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Moscow turns 869 years old

The Russian capital celebrated its 869th anniversary last weekend. Although the date is not a round one, the organizers prepared for Muscovites and guests of the capital more than 1000 celebrations, which took place at 212 sites. The celebrations took place throughout the entire city. This year, the first vehicle parade was held on the Garden Ring.

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Mayor of capital  thanks Muscovites

The mayor of the Russian capital,  Sergei Sobyanin,  has congratulated the Muscovites on the Day of the city, pointing out that thanks to their work, skill and talent Moscow lives and develops. …

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"Apricot" interethnic holiday

Today, Moscow's Muzeon park hosts "Apricot" interethnic holiday for the third time. Throughout the day, guests of the park can enjoy the performances of famous dance groups, artists, participate in master classes, backgammon, chess, …

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 Republic Day in Azerbaijan

Today on May 28th Azerbaijan marks the Independence Day. This holiday is celebrated in honor of the proclamation of independence of the Azerbaijani Democratic Republic on this day in 1918. …

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