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  • Ubush Darzhinov, The Crow and the Eagle 

    Churyumova, Elvira; Churyumov, Anton (2017-03-25)
    The Kalmyk fairy tale about the crow and the eagle is mentioned in Pushkin’s famous novel called The Captain’s Daughter. In the novel the rebel Emelyan Pugachev recounts this fairy tale that he heard from an old Kalmyk ...
  • Lyubov' Kekeeva, fairy Tales 

    Churyumov, Anton; Babaev, Andrei (2016-05-28)
    fairy tale One. In the past, the Kalmyks used to ask Buddhist monks for help in all life situations. One day a woman came to a monk to ask for fertility, saying that she had been living with her husband for a long time but ...
  • Lidzhi Amikov, Turnta 

    Kovaeva, Bair; Churyumov, Anton (2016-05-18)
    An elderly couple had a stupid son. The father was so frustrated with his son that one day he dies prematurely. The mother asks her stupid son to go to a market place and buy red cloth and a sheep for the funeral. The son ...
  • Bembya Fedorov, The Great Khan and His Friends 

    Churyumov, Anton; Okonova, Altana (2017-01-30)
    Once upon a time there lived a khan. His name was Naran Arslan meaning ‘a solar lion’. He had three dear friends – his younger brother, a yellow elephant that could fly, and a horse that could talk. Every day before sunset ...

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