Posts Tagged ‘rice cultivation’

Russia does not give water for rice irrigation system of Kalmykia

Rice field Rice irrigation systems in the Oktyabrsky district near Volga river

The tense situation in recent years is due to insufficient volumes of supplied irrigation water to rice checks Read the rest of this entry »

Kalmykia to build town for Vietnamese immigrants

RIA Novosti: Russia’s southern republic of Kalmykia will build a town for Vietnamese immigrants, Kalmyk president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s press secretary said.

Buyancha Galzanov said Ilyumzhanov proposed the town be built during a meeting with Vietnamese President Nguyen Minh Triet, and also suggested the town be named after the Vietnamese president, who supported the idea. Read the rest of this entry »