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Kalmyk Khanate

Kalmyk Khanate The Kalmyk Khanate was a nomadic power on the Eurasian steppe. It covered the area called Kalmykia and the surrounding areas stretching from Stavropol to Astrakhan.

For over a hundred years the Kalmyk alternately raided the southern borderlands of Russia but also protected southern borders of Russia and engaging in many military expeditions against the Muslim tribes of Central Asia, the North Caucasus and Crimea. Read the rest of this entry »

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Russian politician Irina Khakamada: Kalmykia amazed me

Russian politician Irina Khakamada
Russian politician Irina Khakamada: Kalmykia amazed me [ De | Ru | Fr | Es ]

Russian politician Irina Khakamada: Cheerful small nation

East – a delicate matter. This is common knowledge. But one thing – to talk about it, and quite another – encounter this subtlety in life.

Kalmykia amazed me. After arriving flying in Elista, I came to the country untouched democracy. Such a quietand kind, peaceful Khanate. Little virgin island in the vast sea of unbridled, it is not regulated Russian democracy. 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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