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Baku hosts international oil exhibition and conference

Baku hosts international oil exhibition and conference

Baku has opened the 18th International Exhibition and Conference “Caspian Oil and Gas”. The conference sees leading specialists of the world’s oil industry discuss the latest achievements in the sector.

Astana hosts World Islamic Forum

Astana hosts World Islamic Forum

Astana is hosting the 7th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) at theIndependence Palace of Astana today.

First visit to Baku -4

First visit to Baku -4

 On May 6, 2011, we arrived in Baku

First visit to Baku -3

 Students of the Department of History of Moscow State University saw the capital of Azerbaijan and were surprised

Nakh hospitality

 Recently, the common opinion that Chechnya is a dangerous place to visit has been virtually overcome.

Lokomotiv chief coach dismissed after match with Anzhi

Lokomotiv chief coach dismissed after match with Anzhi

Yuri Krasnozhan, chief coach of the Lokomotiv, has been dismissed, as was predicted by the Editor-in-Chief of Vestnik Kavkaza, Alexey Vlasov. Olga Smorodskaya proposed dismissing the coach for the mistakes he made during the Anzhi-Lokomotiv match.

Caucasus celebrates Russian Language Day and Pushkin#039s birthday

Caucasus celebrates Russian Language Day and Pushkin's birthday

Today all Russia celebrates birthday of the greatest Russian writer and poet Alexander Pushkin. Traditional celebration of "Pushkin Day” also reached the Caucasus.

World Press on Iran, Turkey and the Caucasus (June 4-6, 2011)

The Washington Post reported that a dispute with Syria over its refusal to cooperate with U.N. inspectors regarding its alleged nuclear program is one of several tough issues facing board members of the International Atomic Energy Agency, as they open a weeklong meeting on Monday. The United States and its allies are seeking to have Syria referred to the U.N. Security Council for stonewalling on repeated requests from the agency for information on what appears to have been secret attempts to build a nuclear reactor that would have produced plutonium, which is used to arm nuclear weapons.

Olympic gas pipeline launched in Sochi

"Olympic" gas pipeline launched in Sochi

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin today attended the ceremony of launching the Dzhubga - Lazarevskoye - Sochi pipeline, built under thegovernmental program for the construction of Olympic facilities andthe development of Sochi as a mountain resort.

Co-chairs of OSCE MG meet in Baku

Co-chairs of OSCE MG meet in Baku

Co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group Igor Popov (Russia), Robert Bradtke (USA) and Bernard Fassier (France) are meeting in Baku. The special representative of the OSCE chairman Andrzej Kasprzyk joined the meeting with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.

New stadium opens in Baku

New stadium opens in Baku

A new stadium "Dalğa Arena" and an auxiliary field have been opened in Mardakyan, constructed by AFFA at the Football Center to mark the 100th anniversary of Azerbaijani football.

Iranian president postpones visit to Armenia

Iranian president postpones visit to Armenia

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has postponed his visit to Armenia today, with the consent of both sides.

Gagik Agadzhanyan: Armenia needs a unique transit system

Gagik Agadzhanyan: Armenia needs a unique transit system

 Gagil Agadzhanyan, the head of the “Apaven” transport company, told VK why it’s so important for Armenia to develop a transport strategy

It’s shocking!

It’s shocking!

It’s huge! If the rumours about “Lokomotiv’s” coach resignation are correct and the board of directors approves the decision tomorrow, it will be a great shock for all football fans.

Festival of Caucasian People#039s Friendship held in Pyatigorsk

Festival of Caucasian People's Friendship held in Pyatigorsk

A festival of Caucasian People's Friendship is being held in the Southern Russian city of Pyatigorsk

World Environment Day celebrated today

World Environment Day celebrated today

On June 5th World Environment Day is c elebrated all over the planet

Azerbaijan and US committed to strategic partnership

Azerbaijan and US committed to strategic partnership

Azerbaijan and the US are committed to continuing to work through the OSCE Minsk Group to try to resolve the longstanding conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday in Washington D.C. before the meeting with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov

World Press on Iran, Turkey and the Caucasus (June 3, 2011)

World Press on Iran, Turkey and the Caucasus (June 3, 2011)

The Washington Post published an article by Rahm Emanuel, headlined Obama’s commitment to Israel. According to Emanuel, President Obama seeks peace and democracy in the Middle East. That is why he supports the democratic …

Armenian authorities refuse to discuss early elections

Armenian authorities do not intend to discuss the issue of early elections with the opposition Armenian National Congress.

USA to support establishment of new routes for Caspian gas

USA to support establishment of new routes for Caspian gas

The USA will support Central Asia and the Caspian region in finding access to markets for economic growth and prosperity, the US special representative for energy issues of Eurasia, Richard Morningstar, told Congress.