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Aikido School

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6th festival of fighting arts of Kalmykia will held in Elista

Festival of fighting arts 6th festival of fighting arts of Kalmykia will held in Elista on December 22, 2013. [ Ru ]

18 types of single combats participate: aikido, the Brazilian ju-jitsu, fighting sambo, vovinam viet vo dao, a greppling, judo and sambo, karate, karate a sito-ryu, karate shotokan, karate shinkyokushinkai, a kickboxing, kickboxing club “Brek”, kendo, club of hand-to-hand fight “Young paratrooper”, muay thai, taekwondo of WTF, national archery, hand-to-hand fight. Read the rest of this entry »

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Steven Seagal has visited Kalmykia attractions

Steven Seagal Steven Seagal has visited Kalmykia attractions [ De | Ru | Es | Fr ]

Professional movie fighter, star of Hollywood – Steven Seagal arrived in Kalmykia, reported KalmykiaNews. One of the major 90 well known movie stars, and its affiliation to Buddhism. And for him, the trip was a kind of pilgrimage. In addition to the numerous titles Seagal added another, an honorary citizen of Kalmykia.

Monks did not dressed for the weather, but according to Buddhist tradition, was asked to provide advance Steven Seagal is the warm welcome.

Responsible monks immediately gave the actor a special white scarf symbolizing the white, that is that is to say successful road, and have given to drink national kalmyk tea. Read the rest of this entry »

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Chess is a required subject for all children in Kalmykia

Chess in schools Chess is a required subject for all children in Kalmykia, a Buddhist region whose authoritarian president, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, also happens to be the president of FIDE.

For years Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has been trying to make chess more appealing to television audiences by expediting the matches and encouraging running commentary. He even pushed successfully for mandatory drug testing for chess players Read the rest of this entry »

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In Kalmykia was created the Society of Friendship “Kalmykia – Japan”

May 17, 1995 hosted the historic first meeting on the establishment of the Friendship Society “Kalmykia – Japan”, reports KalmykiaNews.

At a meeting attended by about 50 people.

Founders were:

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov – Honorary President of the Society, the Head of the Republic of Kalmykia Read the rest of this entry »

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