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Lawyer: Scythian gold can be returned to Crimea

The Dutch Supreme Court will reconsider the decision of the District Court of Amsterdam, that ruled to send Scythian gold exhibition to Kiev instead of Crimea, if Crimean museums appeal the decision, Crimean museums' Lawyer Michel van …

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 Abdullah Gul Library opens in Turkey's Kayseri

Abdullah Gul Museum and Library has opened in the Turkish city of Kayseri. Azerbaijan's delegation at the event included the chairman of the parliament Ogtay Asadov, the Presidential Assistant for Public and …

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The Ahtynsky Local History Museum

The Ahtynsky museum takes a special place among the cultural institutions of Dagestan. In the Soviet times, it was recognized the best rural museum of the Soviet Union, and now it is considered one of the best rural museums in Russia. …

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Moscow celebrates birthday

Today, the Russian capital is celebrating its 869th birthday. Although the date is not round, the organizers have prepared for the Muscovites and the guests of the capital more than 1 thousand celebrations that will take place at 212 sites and …

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Derbent museum to show House of God in Moscow

The Dagestani Museum of the History of World Cultures and Religions within the framework of the International Festival ‘Intermuseum 2016’ will show an exhibition and event-project ‘House of God. Places of Power’ in Moscow …

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Pyatigorsk Museum of Antiquities reopens for visitors

The reconstructed oldest Antiques Open Air Museum in the Caucasus has been reopened today in the historic part of Pyatigorsk. The renovated museum contains rare artifacts, the evidence of activity of the people of various ages, who …

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Open-air Museum of Antiquities reconstructed in Pyatigorsk

Employees of the Pyatigorsk Local History Museum have restored the first open-air museum in the North Caucasus, which worked in the city from 1850 till 1881, the official website of the Stavropol regional authorities reports. The museum …

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European Chiefs of Police visit Heydar Aliyev Center

Today Heydar Aliyev Centre has been visited by the participants of the 37th Conference of Chiefs of Police in European capitals.   During the excursion they were informed that the Centre is working on a study …

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 Heydar Aliyev Center opened in Jalilabad

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of the Heydar Aliyev Center in the Jalilabad district. The building occupies a total area of 8800 square meters. There is a museum of national leader Heydar …

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IS militants destroy ancient statue at Palmyra

IS militants have destroyed an ancient statue of a lion outside the museum in the Syrian city of Palmyra, the country’s antiquities director Maamoun Abdelkarim said. “IS members on Saturday destroyed the Lion of al-Lat, …

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