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Nizami Ganjavi bronze monument to appear in Derbent

The erection of the bronze monument to Nizami Ganjavi, the great Azerbaijani poet and thinker of the Middle Ages, is planned in Derbent, in the park named after him,  the head of the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning of Derbent, …

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Georgia ready to preserve Mutso for Europa Nostra’s money

The National Agency for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Georgia submitted to the pan-European Federation for the Protection of Cultural Heritage Europa Nostra a grant project for the conservation of the medieval fortress-village of Mutso …

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Solzhenitsyn monument unveiled in Moscow

A monument dedicated to the Russian novelist Alexander Solzhenitsyn was unveiled in Moscow today. The opening ceremony was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to the Kremlin website. …

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 Peter and Fevronia monument to be unveiled in Yalta

A monument to Holy Pious Peter and Fevronia of Murom will be unveiled in Crimea in 2018, the head of the Rostov Dementiev foundry, Dmitry Plotnikov, said. According to him, the monument is supposed to be placed on the Yalta …

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Erdogan urges mayors of Turkish cities to work well

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticized the mayors of some Turkish cities, where the monuments and sculptures of him were built. "Some mayors built monuments and sculptures, and when I heard this, I was very …

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Friendship of Nations monument to be opened in Magas

The monument dedicated to the friendship of Russian nations will be opened in Magas, the press service of the Ingush capital administration reports. "The monument symbolizing the friendship of the peoples of Russia will soon appear …

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Monument to Fazil Iskander unveiled in Moscow

A monument to Russian writer Fazil Iskander, who died a year ago, was unveiled at Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow.  The monument was based on the 1966 sculpture by Kazakh sculptor Marina Eshba, TASS …

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Georgia and Turkey to cooperate in field of culture

A government delegation of Turkey led by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim is on an official visit to Tbilisi. The delegation signed a program on cooperation between the two countries in the sphere of culture for 2017-2018. …

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Sculpture of Istanbul cat ‘Tombili’ stolen

A sculpture created in memory of “Tombili,” a portly cat who became a social media phenomenon after being photographed posing on a sidewalk in Istanbul’s Ziverbey neighborhood, has been stolen from the sidewalk, Kadıköy …

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