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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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Tourists from Japan visited Republic of Kalmykia

Tourists from Japan Tourists from Japan visited Republic of Kalmykia

Today, on July 12, in Elista, the capital of the Republic of Kalmykia, tourists from Japan visited the Buddhist temple «Gold monastery of Buddha», reported by the head of Department of Tourism and of Fund of Development of Tourism of Kalmykia.

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Opening Rally “Great Steppe – the Silk Road”

Rally Silk Way Opening Rally “Great Steppe – Silk Road”! [ Ru ]

Today, July 1, 2015, in the city of Elista has started the rally “Great Steppe – the Silk Road”.

Participants racing “Great Steppe – Silk Road” welcomed the Head of the Republic of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov.

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Concert of Tibetan and Kalmyk performers

Concert of Tibetan and Kalmyk performers Concert of Tibetan and Kalmyk performers [ De | Ru | Es ]

To Elista will arrive performers Tibetan Institute of Theatre Arts.

Concert of Tibetan and Kalmyk performers will be held July 3 in Elista, reported Read the rest of this entry »

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Unusual natural phenomenon: thunder, rain and lightning

Unusual natural phenomenon Strong thunder, rain and lightning in Elista now. Incredibly!

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Souvenirs

Souvenirs from Kalmykia National souvenirs from Kalmykia [ En | Ru ]

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14 June is the birthday of Comandante Che

Che Guevara 14 June is the birthday of Comandante Che – great romantic, revolutioner, leader of Cuban revolt.

Today we will celebrate his birthday with Mohito in the cafe-bar “Che“. Read the rest of this entry »

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The musical offerings to the Three Jewels

Musical offerings to the Three Jewels June 14 in Elista, capital of Republic of Kalmykia, will be held musical offerings to the Three Jewels.

The ritual concert “Musical offerings to the Three Jewels” will be held under the direction of famous Savr Kataev. Read the rest of this entry »

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Shamanistic ritual of “Worship to Heaven and Fire”

Shamanistic ritual Shamanistic ritual in Kalmykia [ Ru ]

On Thursday, 11 June 2015 in the vicinity of Elista, capital of Kalmykia, the shamans of Mongolia was held shamanistic ritual of “Worship to Heaven and Fire”, reported by the head of the Department of Religion and rituals. 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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