celebrations in Caucasus

Shusha liberation day becomes Victory Day in Azerbaijan

Victory Day will be solemnly celebrated in Azerbaijan every year on November 8 - the day when Shusha was liberated, the presidential administration reported. Yesterday, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed an order, according …

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Azerbaijan celebrating National Revival Day

Azerbaijan is celebrating the National Revival Day on November 17. On the first days of 1988, Armenia started its evident aggression against Azerbaijan. Seeing the head of the USSR's indifferent attitude towards these events, the …

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Azerbaijan celebrates National Flag Day

Today, on November 9, Azerbaijani citizens are celebrating the 102nd anniversary of the Azerbaijan National Flag. The Azerbaijani Democratic Republic (ADR), which existed until 1920, adopted the Azerbaijani tricolor as the national flag …

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Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha

Today Muslims around the world are celebrating the Festival of the Sacrifice, Eid al-Adha, one of the most important holidays in the Muslim calendar.  On this day Muslims gather at a mosque for a common prayer and sacrifice an …

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Azerbaijan marks Day of Armed Forces

Today, on June 26, Azerbaijan is celebrating the country’s Day of Armed Forces. The Azerbaijani Armed Forces were formed by the Azerbaijani Democratic Republic on June 26, 1918. Azerbaijan achieved significant results in creating …

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Azerbaijan marks National Salvation Day

Azerbaijan marks the National Salvation Day on June 15. Azerbaijan gained independence in October 1991. The first years of the country's independence were characterized by the crisis within the country and in the government. …

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Kim Jong-un congratulates Putin on Russia Day

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has sent a message of congratulations upon Russia Day to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Korean Central News Agency said. "The Chairman of the State Affairs Commission comrade Kim Jong-un …

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Russia Day

Russia is celebrating its national holiday, the Russia Day, on June 12th. Russia Day is one of the youngest national holidays.  It was established by the country’s presidential decree of June 2, 1994. The Declaration of State …

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Armenia marks First Republic Day

Today Armenia celebrates the national holiday - the First Republic Day. On May 28, 1918, Armenia achieved independence, seceding from the Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic, which formed after the collapse of the Russian …

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Georgia celebrates Independence Day

Today Georgian people mark Independence Day, commemorating May 26, 1918 – the day when the Act of Independence was adopted and which established the First Democratic Republic of Georgia. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, no …

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Azerbaijani and Turkish Presidents hold phone talks

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a phone call to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, according to the Azerbaijani presidential press service. The Turkish leader congratulated and extended his wishes …

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Trump congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Republic Day

U.S. President Donald Trump has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Republic Day on May 28. "On behalf of the American people, I send my sincere greetings and congratulations …

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World celebrate Nowruz

Nowruz is celebrated worldwide today by the Iranian and Turkic peoples, along with some other ethno-linguistic groups, as the beginning of the New Year. Nowruz is a holiday of spring, which marks the beginning of a new year according to …

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