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First Terrorist War: A Look from Russia First Terrorist War: A Look from Russia 29.02.2016 в 23:01

First Terrorist War: A Look from Russia (Transnational Armenian Terrorism and Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict of 1988-1994) The Moscow-Baku train blown up by Armenian terrorists in the territory of the Russian Federation near the city of Khasavyurt on 30 May 1991. 11 people were killed and 22 were injured Oleg KUZNETSOV, PhD in History, MCL (Moscow,...

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Lev Gumilev : "Turks in the future will remain catalysts historical processes Lev Gumilev : «Turks in the future will remain catalysts historical processes 12.03.2014 в 19:12

 Information Analysis Portal gumilev-center.ru pereopublikoval interview with a great scientist , ethnologist , ethnographer , geographer and historian Lev Gumilev . Taking into account the high degree of public interest in the personality Gumilev present to the readers of this material without modification. There are people striking fate. Just do not say - or tragic , ultimately , happy . Leo GUMILEV - people such poignant fate. His father - a famous poet Nikolai Gumilev was shot by...

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MEDIEVAL  SHAMKIR  IN LIGHT OF  ARCHAEOLOGICAL  EXCAVATIONS MEDIEVAL SHAMKIR IN LIGHT OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATIONS 03.01.2014 в 01:40

The 9th century historian Ahmad al-Balazuri, who described the history of the Arab conquest, says: “... Salman ibn Rabi’a al-Bahili (Arab commander – T. D.) sent an army which seized the city of Shamkur, which was considered an ancient city,” (Baladzori, 1927, p.14). This report indicates that even in the 7th century, Shamkir was considered an ancient city. This city, located in the contact zone between two civilizations - Muslim and Western - on the Great Silk Road, played an important...

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Brief History of East Turkestan Brief History of East Turkestan 01.08.2013 в 03:26

East Turkestan, also known as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China, lies in the very heart of Asia. Situated along the fabled ancient Silk Road, it has been a prominent centre of commerce for more than 2000 years. The land of East Turkestan gave birth to many great civilizations and at various points of history it has been a cradle of scholarship, culture and power. The current territorial size of East Turkestan is 1.82 million square kilometres. The neighbouring Chinese...

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Azerbaijani cuisine Azerbaijani cuisine 09.08.2013 в 13:30

Azerbaijani cuisine refers to the cooking styles and dishes with origins in the nation of Azerbaijan and prepared by Azerbaijani people around the world. Throughout the centuries, Azerbaijani cuisine has been influenced by the foods of different cultures, though at the same time, it remained distinctive and unique. Many foods that are indigenous to the country can now be seen in the cuisines of other cultures. For the Azerbaijanis, food is an important part of the country's culture and...

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WHETHER THE HIJAB IN THE LIFE OF CRIMEAN TATARS? WHETHER THE HIJAB IN THE LIFE OF CRIMEAN TATARS? 18.03.2014 в 12:27

A Muslim woman wearing hijab is not such an exotic phenomenon in our society, as was, say, a few decades ago. Crimean society began to get used to Muslim women wearing hijab, which already can be met on the streets, in shops, in schools and other public places. Despite this, the issues associated with hijab remain debatable. One such issue is clothed whether the hijab Crimean Tatars? In this article we will try to determine the place of hijab in the life of our ancestors, by reference to the...

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Leaders of the Turkic World: Abulfaz Elchibey Leaders of the Turkic World: Abulfaz Elchibey 05.08.2013 в 03:14

Abulfaz Elchibey, (Azerbaijani: Əbülfəz Elçibəy; 24 June 1938, Nakhchivan – 22 August 2000, Ankara) was an Azerbaijani political figure and a former Soviet dissident. His real name was Abulfaz Qadirqulu oglu Aliyev (Azerbaijani: Əbülfəz Qədirqulu oğlu Əliyev; Russian: Абульфа́з Гадиркули́ оглы́ Али́ев), but he assumed the nickname of "Elçibəy" (Azerbaijani for the "noble messenger") upon his leadership of the Azerbaijani Popular Front in 1990. Elchibey was the first democratically elected...

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China’s Uyghur question as a strategic pit China’s Uyghur question as a strategic pit 08.12.2013 в 12:50

PRC’s reaction to the recent Tiananmen incident in and its pattern of handling crises of ethnic tension are increasingly dragging China into a strategic pit, which gets deeper with every instance of ethnic violence related to Tibet or Xinjiang. Kilic Bugra Kanat* / World Bulletin - U.S.  The recent Tiananmen incident that led to the death of five people once again revived the debate on the Xinjiang/Uyghur question. The Uyghur issue not only exposes deficiencies in human rights and...

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China courts put reporter on trial, reject Uighur scholar’s appeal China courts put reporter on trial, reject Uighur scholar’s appeal 23.11.2014 в 00:04

Reuters, 21 November 2014 By Sui-Lee Wee – An outspoken Chinese journalist went on trial on Friday accused of revealing state secrets as a court rejected an appeal by a prominent Uighur scholar whose life sentence on separatism charges had sparked an outcry from the West. The closed-door Beijing trial of Gao Yu, 70, accused of providing state secrets to foreign contacts lasted just four hours. Gao, well known for her critical articles of government leaders, faces a maximum...

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Cycling Cycling 09.08.2013 в 13:35

Assan Bazayev, Astana cycling team Cycling is Kazakhstan's most successful sport. Alexander Vinokourov represented Kazakhstan in his cycling career for the Astana. Vinokourov had an impressive cycling record finishing third overall in the 2003 Tour de France. Vinokourov finished 5th in the 2005 Tour de France, while two other young Kazakhstanis, Andrej Kashechkin and Maxim Iglinsky, finished 19th and 37th, respectively. In 2006, Vinokourov's team became known as Astana, after a drug doping...

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Turkic-speaking countries in Baku to define prospects of economic cooperation development Turkic-speaking countries in Baku to define prospects of economic cooperation development 09.08.2013 в 03:28

Following the second meeting of economy ministers of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (CCTS), to be held in Baku on Aug.14, recommendations for the Bishkek summit will be accepted in order to determine the future directions of economic cooperation, Economic Development Ministry of Azerbaijan said on Friday. The Baku meeting will be attended by economy ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as representatives of public and private sectors. The...

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Turkic language Turkic language 19.03.2014 в 13:19

The total number of people who speak the languages of the Turkic group, reaches 160 million people. Turkic traditionally considered to be the languages of the peoples of Altai groups that lived on the territory of Asia, Siberia and Europe. The distribution area of the Turkic language group is the area from the Mediterranean to the Far East of Russia. There are two major linguistic families: Bulgarian languages and very Turkic languages. To the Turkic group includes the following languages:...

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