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Belarus

European Games 2019 Belarus – officially the Republic of Belarus (Belarusian: Рэспубліка Беларусь, Russian: Республика Беларусь), formerly known by its Russian name Byelorussia or Belorussia (Russian: Белоруссия), is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Read the rest of this entry »

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The sportswoman of the Republic of Kalmykia won a bronze medal at the World Chess Championship

Дорджиева Динара News from World Chess Championship [ Ru ]: The sportswoman of the Republic of Kalmykia, won a bronze medal at the World Chess Championship among juniors. It was reporting by head of Sports Department.

Sportswoman of Kalmykia Dordzhieva Dinara was third on the basis of chess Junior World Championship (U 20), which Read the rest of this entry »

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FIDE chief Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Ashmore Group set up a joint fund

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov The President of the World Chess Federation and ex-president of Russia’s Republic of Kalmykia, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov is reportedly going to set up a $10 billion investment fund with UK major Ashmore Group.

Ex-president of Russia’s Republic of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilymzhinov and Ashmore CEO Mark Coombs signed an agreement in London, reports Kommersant Daily. The joint fund would develop projects in Russia, CIS and East Asian countries such as Malaysia, Singapore and Japan, focusing on energy, telecommunications, metals and food industries.

The initial capital of the fund would be $1 billion, and then it would be increased up to $10 billion. The fund plans to attract foreign investment Read the rest of this entry »

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Rally “Silk road” arrived in buddhist Kalmykia

Silk Road rally News from rally “Silk Road”. Participants in the rally “Silk Road 2012” arrived one of the most improbable places on Earth, the little-known Republic of Kalmykia (Elista and Yashkul), write KalmykiaNews.

This exciting race cars and trucks began a ceremony July 7 at the Red Square of Moscow (Russia).

In the race in the rally “Silk Road 2012” involved: 5-time winner of the Cup of the FIA ​​World Rally off-road, two-time winner of the “Dakar” Jean-Louis Schlesser, two-time winner of the FIA ​​Baja Cup, several times champion of Russia, Boris Gadasin, champion of Russia, and four-time winner of the Cup of Ukraine rally-raid Bogdan Nowicki, winner of the rally “Silk Road-2011” in the cargo classification Czech rider Alesh Loprais (InstaForex Loprais team, Tatra) and Read the rest of this entry »

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Foreign tourists have come to Elista driving BMW motorcycles

BMW Foreign tourists have come to Elista driving BMW motorcycles. On 9 of June the city of Elista (Kalmykia) has been visited by the foreign tourists with BMW motorcycles Hannes Grundner and Karola Kien both coming from Vienna (Austria), says the Kalmyk information and tourist centre “Kalmykia.EU”.

In the blessed Elista, he Austrian tourists Hannes Grundner and Karola Kien had been met by the official Kalmyk representatives from the companies KalmykiaTour and KalmykiaNews.

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Geo Social Games, Olympic and chess world

Geo Social Games Former President of the Republic of Kalmykia and President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visited Kiev, the capital of the Ukraine, where he had working meetings with the Minister for Family, Youth and Sports of Ukraine Mr Ravil Safiullin and the leadership of the Ukrainian Chess Federation.

At the meetings the issues of mutual cooperation including a bill for consideration by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine “On the support of Chess in the Ukraine”, as well as the implementation of Chess in Schools programme and a possibility of holding the top FIDE events such as World Chess Cup and Chess Olympiad in the country were discussed.

In Kiev Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met with a legendary sportsman Valery Borzov, IOC member since 1984, President of the Ukrainian NOC Read the rest of this entry »

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20 famished camels stuck on Romania-Moldova border

Twenty camels bound from southeast Russia to a circus in Bulgaria were stuck and became starved and dehydrated on the border between Moldova and Romania earlier this week, a popular Russian daily said. Read the rest of this entry »

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Meeting of the Goose Specialist Group

13th meeting of the Goose Specialist Group

From Thursday 24 March to Tuesday 29 March 2011 the 13th meeting of the Goose Specialist Group of the IUCN-SSC was held in conjunction with the 4th meeting of the Russian Goose, Swan and Duck Study Group (GSDSG) of northern Eurasia in Elista, Kalmykia (Russian Federation).

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Kirsan Ilyumzhinov congratulated the birthday of Buddha

Celebrating a birthday, enlightenment and passing away of the Buddha Sakyamuni parinirvana in Elista, resulted in an unforgettable celebration in honor of the three signs of Teachers. His magnificently celebrated in many Buddhist countries. Since 2000, this holiday is officially included in the calendar of UNESCO.

Congratulated the residents and visitors with a bright celebration of Kalmykia Republic of Kalmykia President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov. Key in his speech became a phrase: “We pray that His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama arrived in Elista in September after the Beijing Olympics.” Among the VIP-persons present at the ritual service, was a famous traveler Fyodor Konyukhov. Making the circuit around statues of the Buddha, he made three bows are Buddhist. Now he will have a hard task – to walk in the footsteps Oirats from China to Russia. Read the rest of this entry »

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