Posts Tagged ‘southern Russia’

Japan, Russia to ease visa rules, push tourism

japantoday.com LIMA — Japan and Russia have agreed to promote tourism and ease visa requirements for each other’s citizens under an economic cooperation plan proposed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in May, Japanese officials said.

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Famous businessman from South Russia

Famous businessman from South Russia Macroeconomic environment in 2012 deteriorated again – to slow down the dynamics of investment and economic growth in general, increased interest rates on loans to business, not increased certainty in the international markets. Against this background, found in the south of Russia figure memorable bright business initiatives, it was not easy.

However, in our opinion, such a figure appeared, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, who reasserted itself as over-ambitious entrepreneur, able to solve problems, is still unaffordable for the South. Read the rest of this entry »

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Story of a tourist from Germany

Bicycle trip Stephan Werner. Story of a tourist from Germany

2012-05-03 > 142km. 412hm / sunny 27°C – 32°C / Ø18km/h / pedaling time 8:00hrs / elevation 133m, today passed 1000km mark since Simferopol (day 9) For some unknown reason, this morning I received a lot of gifts, whenever I stopped to ask for directions or just looking at things, mostly women gave me apples or sweets and wished me a safe trip. Russians are truly very friendly people.
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Silk Way Rally 2012 Route

Silk Way Rally 2012 Silk Way Rally 2012 Route
7-13 July

Moscow – Ryazan
Ryazan – Volgograd
Volgograd – Volgograd
Volgograd – Elista
Elista – Elista
Elista – Maykop
Maykop – Gelendzhik

Total 3823 km. Read the rest of this entry »

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Rare birds in the Kalmykia

In dozens of times increased penalties for causing harm to flora and fauna. The corresponding order of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has already been registered by the Ministry of Justice.

Now, the fine will be up to 300 thousand russian rubles. Experts hope that such amounts will make poachers think before you destroy the flora and fauna. This topic is especially relevant on World Day for Safety and habitat, which is celebrated today. And on the territory of Kalmykia are several unique ponds reserves where rare species of waterfowl. Read the rest of this entry »

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Russian style Exopolitics – Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s alien abduction

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Exopolitics (literally politics out of this world) has become a buzz word among some ufologists in the U.S., Europe and Latin America, but in Russia’s rough and tumble political world the subject of alien abductions erupted without any need of lobbyists calling for UFO disclosure.

The international media reported widely last May that Andrei Lebedev, a member of Parliament for the nationalist Liberal Democratic Party, wrote a letter to President Medvedev in reaction to a disclosure by Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, head of the Buddhist Kalmykia region in southern Russia, Read the rest of this entry »

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Confucius Institute Founded in Kalmykia

Kalmyk State University ELISTA, Russia, April 24 (Xinhua) — The Confucius Institute of Russia’s Kalmyk State University was officially founded Friday in Elista, the capital city of the Kalmykia Republic in southern Russia.

Chinese and Russian representatives from the educational circles attended the unveiling ceremony of the institute, which was co-founded by Russia’s Kalmyk State University and China’s Inner Mongolia University. Read the rest of this entry »

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