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The inhabitants of Kalmykia, mainly women, the elderly and children, worked on the construction of this railway

Kizlyar-Astrakhan Deportation and genocide in Soviet period in Soviet Union

Kizlyar-Astrakhan

The inhabitants of Kalmykia, mainly women, the elderly and children, worked on the construction of this railway. Read the rest of this entry »

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To the 75th anniversary of the deportation and genocide of the Kalmyk people in the Soviet Union

Kalmychka Republic of Kalmykia [ Ru ]

To the 75th anniversary of the deportation and genocide of the Kalmyk people in the Soviet Union:

On September 7, the premiere Read the rest of this entry »

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Zoya from New York about Kalmykia

Kalmykia Zoya from New York about Kalmykia

The Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni.

The Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni can be seen from everywhere in Elista, regardless of somebody’s location and distance. His Holiness the Dalai Lama IV himself has chosen and blessed the site for its erection. Its grandiose white Read the rest of this entry »

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Risen from the ashes of deportation

Risen from the ashes of deportation Risen from the ashes of deportation [ Ru ]

December 24, 2013, in Elista, the capital of the Buddhist Republic of Kalmykia, is a concert presentation of ‘Risen from the ashes of deportation’.

Leading Nikolay Sandzhiev 
Chief conductor Savr Kataev 
Soloist Naran Dovdunov

Actors: Danara Shalhanova, Amulang Azydova, Mergen Kim, Elen Kadzhieva, Tatiana Buzyleva, Edward Burlakoff. Read the rest of this entry »

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Professor from St. Petersburg about Buddhism, kalmyk art, ritual dances and temples

Kalmyk art Professor from St. Petersburg Svetlana Makhlina about Buddhism, kalmyk culture, ritual dances and temples

Buddhism – historically the first world religion. And yet, as Borges said, is “the most widespread religion in the world”. In Russia, the earliest penetration of Buddhism was characteristic of the Kalmyk people, who took more than 400 years ago.

Kalmyk culture germinated on the unique cultural soil elyutov who lived in a colorful country where the vast steppes “stretched white, happiness, koshmovye tent noble Noyon and zaisangs, but black as a bitter fate, tents commoners – albatu, ketchinerov and shabinerov”. Read the rest of this entry »

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December 28 is the Day of Memory and Grief

Day of Memory and Grief Today is the Day of Memory and Grief. December 28 in each Kalmyk family with pain and bitterness recollect loved ones, forever remaining in a cold Siberian land, and with boundless gratitude pay homage to the older generation.

From cold and hunger on the way killed thousands. Thousand Kalmyks soldiers were withdrawn from the front and sent to Soviet concentration camps. Read the rest of this entry »

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Monument “Exodus and Return”

The monument “Exodus and Return” [ De | Ru | Fr | Es ]
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