Posts Tagged ‘Bulgaria’

Violin of Colonel Tepkin

Colonel Tepkin Violin of Colonel Tepkin

Where the words are powerless,
is armed with his
more eloquent language – music. Read the rest of this entry »

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How Spain and Italy are trying to lure back lost tourists

Colosseum Wooing the Russians: how Spain and Italy are trying to lure back lost tourists

With a weak rouble and difficult diplomatic relations, the number of Russian tourists in the two countries is down. But they have a plan to win them back. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Former president of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov – Honorary Citizen of the city of Burgas

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Former president of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov – Honorary Citizen of the city of Burgas.

On the 26th of July the 1st President of Kalmykia, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov paid an official visit to Bulgaria, where in Sofia he met with the Bulgarian Prime-Minister H.E. Boyko Borisov. During the meeting the issues of chess development as well as possibilities of investment projects realization in Bulgaria by international business circles were discussed.

In particular, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov informed the Bulgarian Prime-Minister on a project which is being undertaken by him alongside his European business partners, in respect of the investments into the economy of Bulgaria – tourism, gas station network modernization etc. Read the rest of this entry »

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FIDE chief Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Ashmore Group set up a joint fund

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov The President of the World Chess Federation and ex-president of Russia’s Republic of Kalmykia, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov is reportedly going to set up a $10 billion investment fund with UK major Ashmore Group.

Ex-president of Russia’s Republic of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilymzhinov and Ashmore CEO Mark Coombs signed an agreement in London, reports Kommersant Daily. The joint fund would develop projects in Russia, CIS and East Asian countries such as Malaysia, Singapore and Japan, focusing on energy, telecommunications, metals and food industries.

The initial capital of the fund would be $1 billion, and then it would be increased up to $10 billion. The fund plans to attract foreign investment 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.

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20 famished camels stuck on Romania-Moldova border

Twenty camels bound from southeast Russia to a circus in Bulgaria were stuck and became starved and dehydrated on the border between Moldova and Romania earlier this week, a popular Russian daily said. Read the rest of this entry »

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Meeting with the President of Bulgaria Georgi Parvanov

Sofia: Meeting with the President of Bulgaria Georgi Parvanov. President of Kalmykia, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met with the President of Bulgaria Georgi Parvanov today in Sofia.

Georgi Parvanov expressed his satisfaction that Bulgaria will organise the World Championship Match 2010 and he assured the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov that the event will be held successfully and on the highest level.

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Experts of World Bank and EU to evaluate the effectiveness of Kalmykia authorities

Investments in Kalmykia A group of World Bank and EU experts will conduct a monitoring of effectiveness of authorities of Republic of Kalmykia, as a REGNUM correspondent was told by Elena Malunova, the republic’s Deputy Economic Minister.
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Kalmyk girl on the Festival ‘Miss Tourism of the Globe’

Miss Tourism of the Globe Kalmyk girl on the Festival ‘Miss Tourism of the Globe’ [ Es ]

Beautiful kalmyk girl Natalia Ochirova became one of the winners ‘Miss Tourism of the Globe’!

All winners:

Miss Tourism of the Globe 2004 – Bargjo Enkelejda (Albania) Read the rest of this entry »

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Ilyumzhinov, Vanga, Dalai Lama and Kalmykia

Taking the decision to run for president of Kalmykia, I realized clearly that people were fed up with continuous elections, political intrigues and playing at democracy. What Kalmykia needed was a dramatic change of structure and attitude which would take the needs of the people into consideration, and would awaken and instill in each citizen the belief that he could, and must, earn a real wage for real work, rather than the miserable pennies which he was paid now. The republic must quickly embrace a market economy before it was too late.

I was fully aware that if I were elected president my popularity would swiftly slide downhill. Read the rest of this entry »

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