Interesting facts about Eurovision 2013»
The international pop song contest "Eurovision", which in the past made famous all over the world such famous artists as ABBA and Celine Dion, every year attracts from 100 to…

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Search for a travel companion: all by the rules
A very common and popular service today is the search for travel companions for joint trips, both within their own country and abroad... Search for a travel companion: all by…

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Rest and treatment in Karlovy vary
For six centuries in a row, the famous Czech Spa resort of Karlovy vary, located in the krushny mountains, 120 kilometers from Prague and about 45 km from the Czech-German…

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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Why is China called “China”?

“Rest in China”, “goods from China”, “power of China” – the use of such phrases instead of the official name of the people’s Republic of China or China in the Russian-language media and Runet is found everywhere.

What the word “celestial Empire” means in this context is a mystery that we will try to solve here.

We should start with the peculiarities of Chinese perception of the external world and their understanding of their role and place in this world. Continue reading

Why are there no Muslims in Japan?

The question itself is a provocative myth, since there are Muslims in Japan. Islam is practiced by both people who came to work from Asian countries (Pakistanis, Iranians, Indonesians), and native Japanese. There are only a few thousand Japanese Muslims, but they are United in the Federation of Muslims of Japan.

Every year, several Muslims from Japan make a pilgrimage to Mecca (Saudi Arabia). There are 30 mosques in Japan. the oldest one, in Kobo, was built in 1935 by Muslims from the Russian “white emigration”, mostly Tatars. Continue reading

Cruises on the Nile: to Egyptian antiquities-with comfort!
The Nile is one of the greatest rivers on the planet, flowing from the East African plateau, from South to North, through the entire territory of Egypt... Tourists on Nile…

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Property in Bulgaria, Turkey, Spain, Montenegro or Croatia?
Purchasing real estate abroad is a very tempting prospect. The global crisis has affected the cost of housing in Europe much more than in Russia, and now you can buy…

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Ceylon: customs and traditions of modern Sri Lanka
In Sri Lanka, a generally poor Asian country, the life expectancy of the population is surprisingly high, even by European standards – on average 75 years (73 for men and…

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The most beautiful and interesting lakes of our planet
Crater Lake (Crater Lake) Crater Lake is located in the crater Lake National Park of Oregon in the Western United States. This lake of volcanic origin is striking in its…

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