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    • Lev Antonov, About people from Bolshoi Derbet 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2017-10-01)
      Lev talks about Kalmyks from Bolsherebetovskiy ulus whom he characterizes as ‘quite Russified’. He says that this was because local Kalmyks lived side by side with Germans, Estonians, Russians and Cossacks from whom they ...
    • Ivan Ulyumdzhiev, sayings about the Ulduchin 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2017-08-01)
      Ivan explains a Kalmyk saying about the village of Uldyuchin: ‘If you are planning to die, go to Uldyuchin’. This saying has the following story. Once upon a time, two Torghut men set out on a journey to Stavropol to sell ...
    • Ivan Ulyumdzhiev, about the pastures of the Ulduchin clan 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2017-08-01)
      Ivan says that each arvn (lineage) of the Ulduchin clan had its pastureland. For example, Shotkud arvn lived in the area of Lake Purvyan-Nur, while Duralmud arvn lived near Lake Bukhyn-Nur. Historically, the Uldyuchin land ...
    • Ivan Ulyumdzhiev, about the origin of the Ulduchin-Khoyt clan 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2017-08-01)
      Ivan says the following: Despite being of a Khoyt origin, the Uldyuchin clan is today considered to be a part of the Bag-Derbet clan. After the Khoyts come to the Lower Volga, some of them settled among the Derbets, putting ...