Posts Tagged ‘Caspian sea’

Buddhist Revival in Kalmykia

Kalmykia By Anna Nemtsova, Special to RussiaNow. November 8, 2011

One third of the population of Kalmykia was deported during Stalin’s terror. As the region struggles, it returns to its roots for answers.

The first Ceremony of Light offering to Buddha was held last month in Elista, the capital of Kalmykia.
“Let all our wishes come true! Let all living creatures be free of suffering, of danger, of diseases and sadness! Let peace and happiness govern on Earth!” Read the rest of this entry »

President of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and UFO

Mr. Ilyumzhinov said in an interview on primetime television that he had been taken on board an alien spaceship which had come to planet Earth to take samples – and claims to have several witnesses. Read the rest of this entry »

Russian style Exopolitics – Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s alien abduction

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Exopolitics (literally politics out of this world) has become a buzz word among some ufologists in the U.S., Europe and Latin America, but in Russia’s rough and tumble political world the subject of alien abductions erupted without any need of lobbyists calling for UFO disclosure.

The international media reported widely last May that Andrei Lebedev, a member of Parliament for the nationalist Liberal Democratic Party, wrote a letter to President Medvedev in reaction to a disclosure by Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, head of the Buddhist Kalmykia region in southern Russia, Read the rest of this entry »

Working Meeting between CPC Management and the Republic of Kalmykia Government

A working meeting was held today in Moscow between Caspian Pipeline Consortium Management and the delegation of the Republic of Kalmykia Government headed by its Chairman – Oleg Kichikov. Matters pertaining to the cooperation between the Republic and the Company in anticipation of the implementation of the Project to expand CPC pipeline system capacities. Read the rest of this entry »

Kalmykia history

The Kalmyks originate from Central Asia. Their ancestors — the Oirats — belonged to the western branch of Mongolian peoples and represented a very powerful alliance of tribes which were formations of the early feudal state under which dominion the whole Mongolia was in the first half of XV сentury. Consequently interregional conflicts and a number of military bad lucks caused the reduction of Oirat Empire.
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King of Kalmykia

King of Kalmykia

Tom Parfitt
The Guardian, Thursday 21 September 2006

King of Kalmykia Life is not all plain sailing for Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, the flamboyant leader of the Russian republic of Kalmykia. For a start, his Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit II needs constant repairs thanks to the rutted roads of his impoverished fiefdom. And then there is the danger of alien abduction. He has already been pressganged into one trip on a UFO – in Read the rest of this entry »

CPC Signs Inter Connection Agreement with ZAO State Investment Company Kalmtek

Oil fields CPC Signs Inter Connection Agreement With ZAO State Investment Company KalmTEK. Russian Crude Will Soon Start To Be Pumped By CPC.

The Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) and the state investment company KalmTEK today reached agreement that will provide for the first shipment of crude oil, extracted from Russian deposits, through the CPC network. This agreement exercises the Russian Federation access rights to CPC. Read the rest of this entry »

First steps from socialism to capitalism

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov First steps from socialism to capitalism

We were on the threshold of major fundamental change. The republic was precipitously turning towards the market. I was doing my utmost to employ, and modify, every policy that could be of use to Kalmykia. I wanted people to see the light at the end of the tunnel, as it were, and to feel some relief at last. These steps took a lot of painstaking effort. Every problem led to another one. A whole knot of contradictions! I had to single out the priorities. A severe centralization of power was needed.
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