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Tourist Kasper Boye told about Kalmykia

Hidden republic Photo exhibition

Photo exhibition “The hidden Republic – Pictures from Kalmykia” was opened in Denmark. Kasper Boye told about Kalmykia.

Kalmykia is Europe’s only Buddhist nation. It is located on the North Caucasus – with almost equidistant to the Black Sea in the west, the Caspian Sea in the east, Volgograd (formerly Stalingrad) in the north and the conflict-ravaged Chechnya in the south.

Kalmykia is a republic in the Russian Federation. They have their own parliament, but the political leader appointed from Moscow. Read the rest of this entry »

“Buddhism in Russia” exhibition has opened in Bhutan

“Buddhism in Russia” exhibition in Bhutan. A “Buddhism in Russia” exhibition has opened in Bhutan.

This is the first time such an exhibition has been organized in the Himalayan kingdom. Read the rest of this entry »