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Photo album “Kalmykia 50” 1970

Old photos from photoalbum “Kalmykia 50” from USSR.

Publishing to the anniversary Republic of Kalmykia.

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Welcome to USSR!

Food in USSR Even though it was only opened a few years ago, the Ays cafe inside the central building in Elista exudes the charm of an old Soviet cafe.

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Books

Books about Kalmykia

Further reading

Arbakov, Dorzha. Genocide in the USSR, Chapter II, Complete Destruction of National Groups as Groups, The Kalmyks, Nikolai Dekker and Andrei Lebed, Editors, Series I, No. 40, Institute for the Study of the USSR, Munich, 1958.
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Young kalmyk actor Eugene Sangadzhiev in the film about Stalin

Young kalmyk actor Eugene Sangadzhiev in the film about Stalin. He was born on June 5, 1986 in Elista, reports Independent Kalmyk Art Center. Eugene Sangadzhiev in 2005 he graduated from the College of Arts in Elista (Department of choreography).

This film is the most expecting in this year. We all can have different attitude to this great person but we can’t deny that he had strong and hard character.

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Memorial to Komsomolets

Memorial to Komsomolets [ En | Ru ]
Мемориал комсомольцу.

Era of Soviet Union and Communist Party of USSR.


Memorial to Komsomolets
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Russia grants Dalai Lama a visa

BBC News

Russia says it is granting a visa to the Tibetan exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, for the first time since the collapse of the USSR.

This will allow him to visit the large Buddhist population in southern Kalmykia region.

Dalai Lama visited Soviet Russia in 1991, but since then Moscow has bowed to Chinese pressure and denied him a visa. Read the rest of this entry »

About Communist ideology in Soviet Union for children

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov President of Kalmykia billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov about Communist ideology in Soviet Union for children: Like all of my generation, I went through several stages of ideological indoctrination aided by extensive state censorship. First I was an Oktyabryonok (a pre-pioneer), then I became a pioneer, progressing to the Young Communist League, and finally becoming a member of the Communist Party.

I also served on the pioneer squad council, the Young Communist League Committee, and I was chief of the “Vega” Young Communist League city squad. For many years I lived as though I were drugged; it was only gradually, layer by layer, that I began to peel away at the truth. Read the rest of this entry »

All Union Conference on the Conservation of Kalmyk national epos Djangar

All Union Conference on the Conservation of Kalmyk national epos Djangar (Jangar) took place in Elista, the capital of Kalmykia. Read the rest of this entry »

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