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First European Games in Baku – opening ceremony (VIDEO)

Watch the historic opening ceremony of the inaugural European Games that took place in Azerbaijan in June 2015.

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Baku Marathon 2016 (21 photos)

On May 2, 2016, Azerbaijan held “Baku Marathon 2016”, where over 5,000 people participated, including local citizens and foreigners.

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Many views of Baku: when past meets modern (16 photos)

Check out a mixed gallery of Baku photos, showcasing where modern meets the past. Photos inside!

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Shining night Baku by Russian tourist (8 photos)

Foreigners love walking around the night Baku, which becomes nearly unrecognizable in the night lights.

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“Extreme” celebration of Novruz holiday in Baku (PHOTOS)

Azerbaijan marks the Novruz holiday every year. Check out a cool creative photosession shot in Baku, related to this holiday!

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Dark, beautiful photos of Baku during night time (12 photos)

Baku during the day is totally different from Baku during the night. The right kind of photos perfectly reflect that.

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Extreme photography: Baku views from the roofs (34 photos)

Scroll through a collection of images shot from the roofs of Baku – a unique vision of Azerbaijan’s capital.

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“Most beautiful airport in the world” in Baku (30 photos)

A collection of beautiful photos shot inside and outside of Baku’s Heydar Aliyev International Airport. Check it out inside!

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When photo tells a story – Azerbaijani man on a smoke break

Sometimes a photo speaks a thousand words and this is one of those cases with Azerbaijan. Take a closer look inside.

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Baku: burning water, sheep contraband and creepy mannequins (13 photos)

A collection of very different Baku photos, shot by cinematographer Thomas Burns, during his living in Azerbaijan’s capital.

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Baku 2015 European Games: constructions, athletes and celebrations

Check out the compiled photo gallery of European Games 2015 in Baku – the building of arenas, athletes, as well as opening and closing ceremonies!

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Azerbaijan’s karatekas – winners of Baku 2015 European Games (14 photos)

Azerbaijan’s karatekas proved to be the best at the 2015 European Games in Baku. Check out their photosession inside!

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Going green: electric cars in Azerbaijan (16 photos)

Azerbaijan doesn’t lag behind “green” innovations, as the country is already importing “Tesla” electric cars into the country.

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Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku – through tourist’s eyes (30 photos)

The beautiful Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku, through the eyes of a Russian tourist, in photos. Take a look inside.

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What to see in Baku: sightseeing by The Telegraph (9 photos)

First time in Baku? Looking for sights to see? Check out what Telegraph advises you to see in Azerbaijan’s capital.

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Baku: before and after inaugural European Games 2015

A mixed collection of photos, showcasing Baku before, during and after the European Games 2015.

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Opening of historic Baku 2015 EuroGames – as seen by Washington Post

A photo gallery of grand opening of Baku 2015 European Games – as seen by the Washington Post photographers.

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Baku 2015 European Games: Virtual tour through the Athletes Village

Take a look at the Baku’s Athletes Village – this is where the European Games athletes stay. Photos inside.

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Baku’s funicular: to see, to ride, to enjoy (19 photos)

Take a look at Baku’s funicular – something you need to experience if it is your first time in the Azerbaijani capital.

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“Little Venice” on Baku Boulevard (14 photos)

If you haven’t seen this beauty on Baku Boulevard – check out beautiful photos inside!

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Baku’s most popular street and the Fountain Square (40 photos)

Check out the photo gallery of Baku’s “Torgovaya” street and the Fountain Square

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Azerbaijan’s unique Carpet Museum in Baku (40 photos)

Take a virtual tour of Azerbaijan’s unique Carpet Museum! 40 photos inside!

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Azerbaijani leader’s amazing “portrait” made of real people

Thousands of people gathered on the square to create a “living portrait” of Heydar Aliyev.

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Professionally looking photos of Baku (33 photos)

A collection of professionally looking photos of Azerbaijani capital, shot by a foreign tourist.

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People in Baku after January 20 tragedy in 1990 (10 photos)

A small gallery of people in Baku, shot right after the Jan. 20 tragedy events in 1990.

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Baku in early 20th century (30 photos)

Baku wasn’t always the way it is today. See how the city looked like in the early 20th century – inside the post.

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People of Baku in 1890-1891

A small gallery of people living in Baku back in 1890 and 1891, shot by traveling photographer Paul Nadar.

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Paul Nadar’s amazing photos of Baku in 1890-91

Check out some of the amazing Baku b/w photos, shot by photographer Paul Nadar in 1890-1891.

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Azerbaijan’s black-n-white history: January 1990

A small collection of photos from a Latvian photojournalist shot during the bloody events of January 1990 in Baku.

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Russian blogger’s “one day” in Baku (19 photos)

A Russian female blogger spent one day in Baku, documenting her visit. Let’s take a look through her lens.

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