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Photos: Carnival in Elista

Carnival in Elista Photos: Carnival in Elista!

150th anniversary of Elista-city! Read the rest of this entry »

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Solemn meeting dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the founding of the city of Elista

Элиста Solemn meeting dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the founding of the city of Elista.

September, 18. 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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Project of kalmyk calligraphy “Todo Bichig” was launched in Elista

Todo Bichig Project of kalmyk calligraphy “Todo Bichig” was launched in Elista, capital of Republic of Kalmykia.

Author of the project “Todo Bichig” Read the rest of this entry »

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Lifestory of american kalmyk was published on KalmykiaNews

USA Lifestory of american kalmyk was published on KalmykiaNews

This story about Alexey Ivanchukov.

Alexey Ivanchukov was born Read the rest of this entry »

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Interview with the Head of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov for the TV channel “Russia 24”

Republic of Kalmykia Interview with the Head of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov for the TV channel “Russia 24”

Head of the Republic of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov was interviewed to the Russian news channel “Russia 24”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Cham Mystery

Cham Dance Mystery Cham Dance Mystery (Tsam Mystery) [ Ru ]

September, 20. 2015.

Cham Dance Mystery in Elista, the capital of the Buddhist Republic of Kalmykia.

Cham ceremony belongs to the Tantric Buddhism. This ceremony is Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Saiga

Saiga Saiga [ En | De ]

Saiga – a representative of the so-called mammoth fauna.

In Europe, these unique animals live in the North Caspian region (Kalmykia and the Astrakhan region), informed Rayma Saryaeva.

Today, the number of saiga reduced. Read the rest of this entry »

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Representatives of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development visited the Republic of Kalmykia

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Representatives of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development visited the Republic of Kalmykia [ En | Ru ]

President of the Union of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kalmykia Vadim Darbakov met with representatives of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The meeting focused Read the rest of this entry »

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Kalmykia

Kalmykia is the only Buddhist region in Europe.

In old times the Great Silk Way was here, the hordes of the ancient Scythians, Huns, Sarmats roamed in these steppes and Khazars built towns here.

Nowadays the shortest automobile, railway and air routes connecting the Caucasus with Nizhnee Povolzhje and the central Russia run through this territory.

Eastern boundary of Kalmykia are washed by the Caspian Sea, and the great Russian river Volga flows through territory of Kalmykia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Elista

Elista Elista city [ De | Ru | Es | Fr ]

Capital of Republic of Kalmykia.
Русская версия: Элиста.

Population: 103,728

Elista was founded in 1865 as a small settlement; the name is from Kalmyk els(e)n ‘sand(y).

Since 1991, the town has been characterized by the slow decay of Soviet-built institutions, and the large construction projects instigated by the republic’s millionaire president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

The town center has a number of renovated public parks focused on the main square, boasting statues to both Vladimir Lenin and the Buddha. To the east of the town lies the Olympic village of the 1998 XXXIII Chess Olympiad, known locally as “City-Chess“. The site has a public swimming pool and an excellent museum of Kalmyk Buddhist art, and is also infrequently used as a conference center. Read the rest of this entry »

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Government of the Republic of Kalmykia will subsidize a purchase of yurts and camels

Camels [ Ru ] Financial support for tourism: Government of the Republic of Kalmykia will subsidize a purchase of yurts and camels

«Government of the Republic of Kalmykia, in connection with the development of an inbound tourism, will subsidize a purchase of yurts and camels by travel agencies of Kalmykia. Subsidies will affect only those agencies which activity is aimed at the development of domestic tourism Read the rest of this entry »

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The new Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Kalmykia took the initiative for the development of an inbound tourism in Kalmykia

Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Kalmykia [ Ru ] The new Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Kalmykia took the initiative for the development of an inbound tourism in the Republic of Kalmykia.

The Republic of Kalmykia is the only Buddhist republic in the territory of the European part of the Russian Federation. Read the rest of this entry »

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First Annual Conference for Kalmyk Youth in USA

Conference for Kalmyk Youth in USA [ Ru ] First Annual Conference for Kalmyk Youth in USA

July 17, 2015, New Jersey: The first annual conference for Kalmyk Youth in America concluded successfully in New Jersey last weekend after two days of workshops and guest speakers.

The conference was held in Freehold, New Jersey with over 30 participants between the ages Read the rest of this entry »

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