Archive for November, 2006

His Holiness Dalai Lama Receives Kalmykia’s Highest Award

Dalai lama November 30, 2006. Interfax. The Buddhist spiritual leader, His Holiness Dalai Lama, has been presented with a White Lotus order, the highest award in Russia’s republic of Kalmykia, “for his outstanding merits and considerable contribution to the spiritual revival and prosperity of the republic,” the Kalmykia president’s press service Read the rest of this entry »

Falcon capital to build wind power plants in Kalmykia

Wind turbines The Russian republic of Kalmykia and the Czech company Falcon Capital plan to build three wind farms in the republic at a total cost of over 150 million Euro, Kalmykia Economics Minister Vladimir Sengleev told journalists in Elista.

He said Kalmykia President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Falcon Capital CEO Jozef Cimbora signed an agreement of intent in Prague last Friday to implement an investment project to produce electricity in Kalmykia at wind plants with a total capacity of 150 megawatts. Read the rest of this entry »