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Sochi Park holds festival of arts

An international festival of arts and culture under the auspices of UNESCO has opened in Sochi Park in the Imereti lowlands today. It will be attended by artists from Russia, Turkey, Iran and China. The festival program includes …

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Khokhloma and gzhel may enter World Heritage List

It has been proposed to include Russian crafts on UNESCO’s World Heritage list, the Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, Viktor Yevtukhov, said. The Russian Ministry of Industry together with the Ministry of Culture and industry …

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My discovery of Islam

The most aggressive forces in the modern world are not Christianity and Islam, but are based on ignorant standardization, which simplifies everything, an attempt to bring all forms of life under a declared perfect external form.

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Militants partially destroy Syrian fort on UNESCO list

Terrorists of one of the radical organizations in Syria have damaged the ancient fort in the city of Aleppo, which is included on the list of World Cultural Heritage of UNESCO, local media report. "The explosion of a bomb in a …

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Derbent is common heritage of Dagestan, Russia and the whole world

The International Conference 'Derbent - 2000. The crossroads of civilizations', dedicated to its 2000th anniversary, opened in Moscow in the President Hotel. The vice-president of the Russian Council on International Affairs, the former head of North Ossetia, Alexander Dzasokhov, said that Derbent is the common heritage of Dagestan, Russia and the whole world.

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Marina Durunda: participation in European Games is a great honor for each athlete

Azerbaijani gymnast Marina Durunda is confident that it is a great honor for each athlete to perform at the First European Games."We pay much attention to this great event in the sports world. It is a great honor for each athlete to perform at such large-scale events like the First European Games. I will try to show the maximum of what I can do and to please the audience, all people of Azerbaijan, our Federation and the head coach," the athlete said.

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Tobias Ellwood to attend opening ceremony of European Games

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Tobias Ellwood, will attend the opening ceremony of the First European Games in Baku.The UK will be represented by 158 athletes in the upcoming Games, Trend reports.

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Russian team solemnly sent to European Games in Baku

The Round Lake training center is hosting the solemn send-off of the Russian team to the First European Games in Baku.The President of the Russian Olympic Committee, Alexander Zhukov, addressing the athletes, noted that it is a great honor to participate in the upcoming competitions.

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Russian lawmaker Ananskikh: sports community awaits I European Games

Igor Ananskikh, the head of the Russian State Duma Committee for Physical Education, Sports and Youth, said that all the sports community was excited about the start of the I European Games in Baku. In his words, Russia did its best to prepare seriously for the Games, planning to win around 40 medals.

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Moscow International Music House to host 'Moscow meets friends' Festival

The Svetlanovsky Hall of the Moscow International Music House will host the 12th International Festival of Young Talents 'Moscow Meets Friends' organized by the Vladimir Spivakov Foundation, dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the Great Victory and the Literature Year in Russia. Vladimir Spivakov, a conductor and violinist, art director and chief conductor of the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia and the State Camera Orchestra 'Virtuosos of Moscow', president of the Moscow International Music House, said that children from the Caucasus took part in every festival, notably for their dancing collectives. He pointed out a 10-year-old dancer named Timur from Chechnya.

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ISIS keeps ancient structures of Palmyra intact

ISIS units have not caused any harm to the necropolis of Palmyra, according to Maamun Abdel Kerim, the director of the Syrian Governmental Department of Antiquities and Museums, TASS reports. ISIS captured Palmyra last week. The open-air museum of the UNESCO World Heritage list fell into the hands of the terrorists. The museum has unique ancient ruins, including Roman streets, the famous arc and columns, an amphitheater and Jupiter's Temple.

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