life in Caucasus

Armenian parliament adopts bill on domestic violence

Armenia's parliament passed the bill on prevention of domestic violence, protection of the victims of domestic violence, and restoring of solidarity within families in the second reading. The proposed law was approved by a vote of …

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Azerbaijan becoming non-smoking country

Azerbaijan's Parliament adopted the Law 'On Restriction of the Use of Tobacco Products'. "If in the previous version of the draft law employers were required to allocate special places for smoking, then in the final …

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Orchards for low-income families planted in Azerbaijan

Orchards for low-income families were planted in Azerbaijan’s Lankaran district on November 23, Beylagan and Sabirabad districts on November 24, the IDEA Public Union said in a message. This was initiated by IDEA, Ministry of …

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‘Pet’ campaign kicks off in Makhachkala

The authorities of the Dagestani capital decided to vaccinate homeless dogs before the beginning of the cold weather, the press service of the administration of the capital reported. A representative of the Pet Unitary …

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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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Petrol goes up in Azerbaijan

The price of Azerbaijan-imported gasoline AI-95 (Premium) has risen up to AZN 1.25 and AI-98 (Super) up to AZN 1.50, abc.az reports. The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) informs that the price growth is linked with increase of …

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Population strongly decreases in Georgia

Georgia's population was 3.7 million, based on the 2014 census, which is lower in comparison to previous years, the Deputy Executive Director of Georgia’s National Statistics Tengiz Tsekvava said. …

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Armenia to impose more restrictions on casinos

Amendments to the Armenian legislation will be adopted, which will restrict access to casinos and gambling houses, Finance Minister of the country Vardan Aramyan said. With the adoption of amendments, owners of casinos …

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1st Foster Families Forum kicks off in Vladikavkaz

The 1st Foster Families Forum of the North Ossetia Republic was held yesterday in Vladikavkaz within the framework of the the United Russia party project ‘Every child is important in Russia’.  The adoptive parents of …

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Tbilisi's new metro station opened

The new 23rd 'University'metro station was opened in Tbilisi today. The official opening was attended by the governmental officials, as well as foreign diplomats. The construction of the city's 23rd metro station …

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