Kalmykia

May 17, 2018 05:08

  • Kalmykia marks sacred Buddhist month Ur Sar

    This year, the month of Ur Sar, sacred for all Buddhists, will last in Kalmykia from May 16 to June 13. During this period, believers traditionally refuse consuming meat and alcohol. The main festive events are scheduled for May 29, when the Buddhists of the world will celebrate the birthday, enlightenment and departure of Buddha Shakyamuni to the parinirvana.

March 20, 2018 20:23

  • Illarionov treats presidential election in Chechnya and KBR as totally falsified

    A mathematical assessment of the number of cases of ballot stuffing (throw-in) at the March 18 presidential election has shown the highest percentage of such cases in favour of Putin in the Kabardino-Balkarin Republic (KBR) and Chechnya, Andrei Illarionov, an economist, has noted, treating the political culture in these republics as totally falsified.

February 27, 2018 17:49

February 27, 2018 00:14

February 17, 2018 04:25

  • Residents of Kalmykia celebrate national holiday of Tsagaan Sar

    Residents of Kalmykia have celebrated Tsagaan Sar (White Month), one of the main national holidays, symbolizing the coming of spring and the awakening of nature. In Elista, festive events were held in the Central Khurul and Victory Square, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.

January 11, 2018 13:06

January 05, 2018 04:05

  • SFD in 2017: protests, large-scale fires and resonant trials

    The regions of the Southern Federal District (SFD) will remember the year of 2017 by numerous protest actions, large-scale fires in the Rostov and Volgograd Regions, launch of a railway to bypass Ukraine, verdicts in cases of resonant crimes, and attacks on law enforcers. The "Caucasian Knot" has summed up the results of 2017 in six regions of Southern Russia.

December 26, 2017 10:06

December 07, 2017 15:35

  • Southern republics become outsiders of Russian salary rating

    Dagestan and Adygea took the last lines in the rating of the Russian regions in terms of the number of highly-paid employees and the level of the average salary. The rating has been compiled by the RIA "Rating". Kabardino-Balkaria, Chechnya and Kalmykia were also mentioned among the outsiders of the rating.

November 27, 2017 12:25

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