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  • Anna Sangadzhi-Goryaeva, autobiography 

    Kovaeva, Bair (2016-10-21)
    Anna was born in 1947 in Krasnoyarsky krai, Siberia. She talks about her childhood in a livestock breeding farm and about how they celebrated the national holiday Zul. When she was 10, the Kalmyks were pardoned and allowed ...
  • Andrei Ochir-Goryaev, autobiography and Family Tree 

    Churyumova, Elvira (2015-04-26)
    Andrei is of the Malyi Tsatan clan. His co-villagers refer to him as a ‘descendant of the Kazakh’, for one of his ancestors lived in the land of the Kazakh people for 7 to 8 years where he got married to a local woman ...
  • Anatoliy Sangadzhi-Goryaev 

    Okonov, Andzhur; Seleeva, Tsagan (2017-08-03)
    The Kalmyks were sent into exile when Anatoliy was two. In Siberia he was constantly ill but studied hard in school. After the exile, he returned to Yashkul’ rayon in Kalmykia where he worked for many years in a secondary ...
  • Amlgn Goryaeva, autobiography 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (2015-05-15)
    Amlgn was born in 1934 in Maloderbetovskiy rayon in Kalmykia. She was one of 15 children in her family. Amlgn recalls how they lived in Kalmykia before the Nazi invasion in 1942, how she hid during the Nazi bombardment, ...

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