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Lectures in Moscow about Dzungaria and Oirats

Arltan Baskhaev November 12-16

Lectures in Russia about Dzungaria and Oirats

Lectures of the famous historian and writer, candidate of historical sciences Arltan Baskhaev. Read the rest of this entry »

Kalmyk girl Saglara Ozaeva became Miss Dzhungaria 2011

As a result of the popular vote in a social network, the title of “Miss Dzhungaria 2011” was a kalmyk student Saglara Ozaeva from Saint Petersburg university.

The main prize: a certificate for 10 000 russian roubls and a Gold Card Dzungaria.

Recall that in the previous “Miss Dzhungaria 2009” won Kalmyk student Suvsana Barikova (Pearl) from Moscow university. 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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