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Russia Celebrates the Victory Day

Russia Celebrates the Victory Day

Russia has marked the Victory Day on May 9 which is the anniversary of victory against Nazi Germany in 1945. Moscow and other regions of Russia celebrated the day with military parades. 10,000 military personnel, 135 armored vehicles, and 71 aircraft took part in the events. Russian leader Vladimir Putin has joined the celebration by […]

Georgian Communists Gathered in Stalin’s House

Georgian Communists Gathered in Stalin’s House

Georgia Communist Party members gathered near to Stalin’s house in the city of Gori. The group meeting was held on the May 9, Victory Day. People shared communist party symbols, pictures of Stalin and red flags to media members. Group members wanted Georgia to create good relations with Russia and to rebuild Stalin statue in […]

Russian Official: Turkey Tries to Revive Ottoman Empire

Russian Official: Turkey Tries to Revive Ottoman Empire

Maria Zakharova, the official spokesperson of Russian Foreign Ministry, said that the Turkish authorities dream to revive the Ottoman Empire, but forget about its fate. She talked to Izvestia Daily, published on May 4. She said, “The Turkish authorities are moving up the spiral of fanning the situation” and one may get an impression they […]

Tajikistan Bans the Russian-Style Surnames

Tajikistan Bans the Russian-Style Surnames

Tajikistan has officially banned the surnames with “Russian” endings. Jaloliddin Rakhimov, the Deputy Chief of the Tajik Service for Registration of Citizens, told RFE/RL on April 29 that the new regulations were approved by President Emomali Rahmon in March, RFERL reports. According to new regulations all surnames which have Russian ending such as “-ov,” “-ev,” […]

The Georgian-Abkhazian Tension Renews in Montenegro

The Georgian-Abkhazian Tension Renews in Montenegro

Georgian authorities prevented the show of Abkhazian exhibition in Montenegro. The 25th International Tourism Exchange and Tourism Fair was organized in Montenegro between 21 and 23 April. Abkhazia, the disputed region of Georgia, participated in international fair as an independent state. Georgian officials asked Montenegro to shut down Abkhazian pavilion in the exhibition and Montenegro […]

Pakistan Day 2016 celebration in Lotte Hotel, Seoul

Pakistan Day 2016 celebration in Lotte Hotel, Seoul

March 23 marks the Pakistan Resolution Day. It was 76 years ago, in 1940, that the Lahore Resolution was passed, which eventually led to the independence of Pakistan seven years later. A national holiday in Pakistan, it is celebrated with vigor and a patriotic enthusiasm prevailing all around the country. As I reside in Seoul, […]

New project to showcase Egypt’s military history

New project to showcase Egypt’s military history

Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany announced a major project to retell the country’s military history from the ancient Egyptian era to the present day through the opening of several historical sites to tourists as well as the setting up of new museum displays. The project involves the restoration of the ancient Horus Military Road in […]

Celebrating Stanley Kubrick’s genius in Korea

Celebrating Stanley Kubrick’s genius in Korea

If you’re a film nerd, you may have already heard the name ‘Stanley Kubrick’. If you haven’t, you just did. So read on! Whenever there’s a debate about the greatest film directors of all time, one name that constantly comes up is of ‘Stanley Kubrick’. The director of some of the most memorable films in […]

Jordan nominates a sixth location on UNESCO’s world heritage list

Jordan nominates a sixth location on UNESCO’s world heritage list

Al-Salt is expected to be the latest addition to Jordan’s list of UNESCO’s world heritage sites. El-Salt which is located 30 kilometers north the Jordanian capital, Amman, is going to be nominated during UNESCO’s meeting in Paris to celebrate Jordan’s Baptism Site that was recently inscribed to UNESCO’s World Heritage List, to become the fifth […]

Eight Egyptians face trial over botched restoration of Tutankhamun mask

Eight Egyptians face trial over botched restoration of Tutankhamun mask

Prosecutors referred for trial eight Egyptians involved in a botched repair of the famed golden burial mask of King Tutankhamun for “gross negligence.” “The officials dealt recklessly with a piece of an artefact that is 3,300 years old, produced by one of the oldest civilisations in the world,” a statement by the Egyptian Administrative Prosecution […]

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