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Lectures in Moscow about Dzungaria and Oirats

Arltan Baskhaev November 12-16

Lectures in Russia about Dzungaria and Oirats

Lectures of the famous historian and writer, candidate of historical sciences Arltan Baskhaev. Read the rest of this entry »

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Kalmykia history

The Kalmyks originate from Central Asia. Their ancestors — the Oirats — belonged to the western branch of Mongolian peoples and represented a very powerful alliance of tribes which were formations of the early feudal state under which dominion the whole Mongolia was in the first half of XV сentury. Consequently interregional conflicts and a number of military bad lucks caused the reduction of Oirat Empire.
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