holidays in the Caucasus

Traffic restricted near Europe Square in Tbilisi

Traffic restricted near Europe Square in Tbilisi

Due to the celebration of "Tbilisoba-2022", traffic is restricted near Europe Square in Tbilisi. This was reported in the press service of the city mayor's office. In the period until September 30, the …

Azerbaijan celebrates Armed Forces Day

Azerbaijan celebrates Armed Forces Day

Today Azerbaijan celebrates the Day of the Armed Forces. It was on this day 104 years ago, June 26, 1918, that the first regular army unit, the Separate Azerbaijani Corps, was created by the decision of the government of the Azerbaijan Democratic …

Ingushetia celebrates its 30th anniversary

Ingushetia celebrates its 30th anniversary

Today, the Republic of Ingushetia is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated residents of the North Caucasus region on the holiday. "The formation of the republic …

Georgians argue whether they work too much or too little

Georgians argue whether they work too much or too little

A proposal to add another public holiday in Georgia failed in parliament, but succeeded in setting off a wide discussion about whether workers in the country are treated too indulgently or if, instead, they are worked too hard. …

Tbilisi to host Vardaton festival 2022

Tbilisi to host Vardaton festival 2022

The festival called "Vardaton 2022", dedicated to the famous Tbilisi folk poet-ashug Sayat-Nova, will be held in the historical part of Tbilisi on May 29. The concert will take place in the Meydani district, on the territory …

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to arrive in Azerbaijan

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to arrive in Azerbaijan

Today, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev sent a congratulatory message to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Independence Day. In his letter, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev wished Ilham Aliyev peace and prosperity to …

Victory Day Parade rehearsal takes place in Stavropol

Victory Day Parade rehearsal takes place in Stavropol

The first rehearsal of the parade dedicated to the 77th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War took place in Stavropol. Parade squads of servicemen of the Stavropol regional garrison, cadets, youth soldiers and Cossacks …

Novruz celebrations start in Azerbaijan

Novruz celebrations start in Azerbaijan

Today, the Turkic and Iranian peoples are celebrating Novruz - the new year according to the astronomical solar calendar, the day of the spring equinox. Nowruz means "new day" and symbolizes the rebirth of man and nature, the beginning …

North Ossetia resident lost two fingers due to firecracker

North Ossetia resident lost two fingers due to firecracker

A resident of the Prigorodny District suffered from careless handling of pyrotechnics,  the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for North Ossetia informs. On January 5, a 47-year-old resident of the Oktyabrsky rural …

MoD officials visited martyrs’ families in Azerbaijan

MoD officials visited martyrs’ families in Azerbaijan

According to the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry, yesterday, on the International Solidarity Day of Azerbaijanis, and today, the employees of the department visited the families of martyrs who gave their lives for the protection of the territorial …

Another shortened working week in Dagestan

Another shortened working week in Dagestan

In Dagestan, due to the holidays, for the second week in a row, the weekends coincide with non-working days. This week Dagestanis are resting due to the celebration of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha. The next week begins with …

Georgia reduces curfew

Georgia reduces curfew

The restrictions on movement at night, which are in force in Georgia due to the coronavirus pandemic, in connection with the Easter service will begin at 23:00 and end at 04:00. At that moment, believers all over Georgia have already …

Over hundred children born in Dagestan on New Year's Eve

Over hundred children born in Dagestan on New Year's Eve

117 children were born in Dagestan perinatal centers on New Year's Eve - 67 boys and 50 girls, the press service of the regional Ministry of Health informed today. The first child in 2021 in the republic was born at 00:05 on January …

39 climbers celebrated New Year on Elbrus

39 climbers celebrated New Year on Elbrus

Several groups of climbers celebrated the New Year at the top of Elbrus, informs the operational duty officer of the Elbrus high-mountain search and rescue team of the Russian EMERCOM reports. There are 39 people in total on the …

150 thousand ribbons of Saint George distributed in Dagestan

150 thousand ribbons of Saint George distributed in Dagestan

In Dagestan, on the 75th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War, activists distributed about 150 thousand of St. George ribbons. The press service of the executive committee of the Dagestani Regional Department of the United Russia …