Kalmykia

July 15, 2018 10:36

  • Rally in Kalmykia regards law on native languages unconstitutional

    A rally against the bill on the voluntary study of native languages was held in Elista, the capital of Kalmykia, in parallel with the sports and entertainment events arranged by the Mayoralty in the same place. The participants of the rally treated the authorities' actions as an attempt to disrupt the rally.

July 13, 2018 17:45

July 05, 2018 08:44

  • Residents of Kalmykia criticize pension reform and law on native languages

    On July 3, the participants of a rally in Elista demanded from federal authorities to abandon their plans to increase the retirement age and the law on the voluntary study of native languages at schools, urging residents of Kalmykia to vote against the United Russia Party at republic's parliamentary elections.

July 02, 2018 11:30

June 30, 2018 21:36

June 27, 2018 08:23

  • Torture Victim Support Day reminds resonant cases in Northern Caucasus

    On the United Nations' International Day in support of torture victims, rights defenders predicted an increase in the number of complaints from Northern Caucasus, although residents of the region are reluctant to report such crimes. The exclusions were the cases of law enforcers of the Ingush "E" Centre and employees of the Belorechenskaya and Elista colonies that reached the court.

May 26, 2018 02:06

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

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