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FIDE president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov says Lavrov, Kerry will discuss his US entry visa refusal

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Moscow, Russia. FIDE president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov says Lavrov, Kerry will discuss his US entry visa refusal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry will look into the situation over a US entry visa refusal to the Russian citizen Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, who is President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), Read the rest of this entry »

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FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov asked Obama for US citizenship

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov BAKU, September 11. /TASS/. President of the International Chess Federation [FIDE] Kirsan Ilyumzhinov in a letter to the U.S. President Barack Obama asked for the U.S. citizenship.

Earlier, he sent a letter to the U.S. president and received a notification it was registered. Read the rest of this entry »

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World Chess President Claims He Was Abducted By Space Aliens – And They Invented Chess

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov World Chess President Claims He Was Abducted By Space Aliens – And They Invented Chess

“They came in a flying saucer, picked me up, and I spent a whole day in outer space.”

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Former President of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has bought JSC “Togliattiazot”

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov [ Ru ] Investments. President of FIDE and the former President of Republic of Kalmykia billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (Credit Mediterranee) has bought 51% of JSC “Togliattiazot” (Russia).

As President of FIDE billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has earned his billions can be found by visiting Read the rest of this entry »

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In the Republic of Kalmykia was built town of border guards

Republic of Kalmykia Sea border [ En | Ru | Es | It | Fr ]

In the Republic of Kalmykia was built town of border guards. Read the rest of this entry »

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Former President of Kalmykia and movie ‘Vangelia’

FIDE President, former President of Kalmykia, billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov told about the shooting of movie ‘Vangelia’. Read the rest of this entry »

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FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visits Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan On February 1-2, the FIDE President visited Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. He participated in the congress of the Kyrgyzstan Chess Federation and had meetings with the country’s Government.

On the first day of his official visit President Ilyumzhinov met with Erlan Abdyldaev, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Kyrgyzstan.

Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al-Nehyan, Continental President for Asia, was also present at the meeting held in a pleasant atmosphere (Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Erlan Abdyldaev are graduates of Moscow State Institute of International Relations.) The possible cooperation between Government Read the rest of this entry »

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The sacred Bodhi tree in the spring will delivered to Kalmykia

Central khurul Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni [ Ru ] President of the international organization of FIDE, the former head of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met with Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Russia Mr. Udayanga Weeratunga.

Were to discuss the transfer of the Bodhi tree sapling with a view to its subsequent delivery to Kalmykia.

“It is proposed that the ceremony will be held in February this year in Colombo. Bodhi tree – the legendary tree under which the Buddha attained enlightenment” Read the rest of this entry »

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In Buddhist republic of Kalmykia will be delivered the germ of the Bodhi tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment

Central khurul Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni November 27, 2012 President of FIDE, the former President of the Republic of Kalmykia, billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met with a delegation from Sri Lanka, reported by the Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

During this meeting it was agreed that in the spring of 2013, the Buddhist Republic of Kalmykia will be brought the germ of the Bodhi tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment, according KalmykiaNews.

Recall that in 2011, former President of the Republic of Kalmykia, billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Read the rest of this entry »

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Working trips of Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov On 23 of October the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (First President of Kalmykia) had a working visit to Dubai.

The FIDE President billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (First President of Kalmykia) had a meeting with Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the United Arab Emirates. A chess development in the country was discussed during the meeting. A special attention was paid to the introduction of chess to the school curriculum.

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FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visited Azerbaijan on a working visit

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Yesterday the 1st President of the Republic of Kalmykia, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visited Azerbaijan on a working visit, where in Baku he met with H.E. Ilham Aliyev, president of the Republic of Azerbaijan. During the meeting, the issues of chess development, in particular the realisation of the Azerbaijan government programme for chess development in 2009-2014, were discussed.

Mr. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov stated that this programme is a good model of the proper government attitude to chess development for other countries. Read the rest of this entry »

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Russian oligarch buys Bulgarian oil company “Petrol Holding”

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Queen of chess Alexandra Kosteniuk in Kalmykia Russian oligarch buys Bulgarian oil company “Petrol Holding”. Former President of the Republic of Kalmykia and President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, became a majority owner of the largest Bulgarian fuel distributor “Petrol Holding”.

The Switzerland-based company “Credit Mediterranee”, owned by Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, has bought the shares of Dennis Jersov and Alexander Melnik which amounted to 52.5%, the remaining part of 47.5% belongs to the Bulgarian businessman Mitko Sabev.

For 17 years (between 1993 and 2010), Ilyumzhinov was president of Republic of Kalmykia – a constituent part of the Russian Federation (European territory of Russia). Read the rest of this entry »

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The President of the World Chess Federation and ex-president of Republic of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has bought a 52.5% stake in Bulgaria’s largest fuel company Petrol Holding

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov The President of the World Chess Federation and ex-president of Russia’s Republic of Kalmykia, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has bought a 52.5% stake in Bulgaria’s largest fuel company Petrol Holding.

Swiss-based Credit Mediterranee owned by Kirsan Ilyumzhinov bought the 47.5% stake owned by Denis Ershov and the 5% stake owned by Alexander Melnik, Vedomosti Daily reports. Ilyumzhinov plans to buy 100% of Petrol and is currently engaged in negotiations with another shareholder Mitko Sabev, who holds a 47.5% stake.

The cost of the deal has Read the rest of this entry »

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The Chessman Cometh

The Chessman Cometh [ En | Ru ]

An interview with globe-trotting chess promoter, former president, and freelance diplomat Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

INTERVIEW BY JOSHUA E. KEATING. MAY 9, 2012

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov garners an awful lot of press for the president of the World Chess Federation. But he’s not exactly your average chess buff. From 1993 to 2010, he was president of the Russian republic of Kalmykia and became known for his efforts to transform the remote Buddhist region into an international chess mecca as well as for his frank comments about an encounter with aliens he claims to have had in 1997. (He was also widely criticized for his autocratic rule over the impoverished republic.) Read the rest of this entry »

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FIDE Presidential Board in Elista

Chess city FIDE held it’s Second Quarter Presidential Board Meeting in Elista at the same time as celebrating its President, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s 50th Birthday. Amongst the celebrations, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov was awarded the title of Hero of Kalmykia.

The President thanked the leadership of the Republic of Kalmykia, municipality of Elista, City Chess and the FIDE Elista Office for the excellent organisation of the Presidential Board meeting. He advised the Presidential Board that an agreement had been made with CNC and therefore he had signed the Agreement between FIDE and AGON. Read the rest of this entry »

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