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  • Sangadzhi Kononov, About the Fate of the Kalmyk Nation 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Sangadzhi says that the Kalmyks have a unique fate connected with wars and blood. For many centuries the Kalmyks fought with others and participated in Russian military campaigns. Since shamanism required the worship of ...
  • Nadvid Ubushiev, About Great Kalmyk Noblemen 

    Okonov, Andzhur; Oshaev, Nikolai (2015-06-13)
    Nadvid talks about the following historical figures: Kho Orlyuk, Dalai Baatr, Donduk Ombo Khan, Guvzh Dorzh Noyon Khan, Ayuka Khan and Mazan Baatr. Kho Orlyuk had 7 territorial units, whereas Dalai Baatr had only 1. In ...
  • Lyubov' Kekeeva, The History of the Zyungar Regiment of Yashkul' 

    Okonov, Andzhur; Boskhomdzhiev, Mergen (2015-06-20)
    I heard this story from my auntie Anna Dordzhievna. In the past our ancestors asked the Russian empress Ekaterina to resettle them, which she did by sending them to the southwestern borders (today Dagestan) in the hope of ...
  • Ksenia Konchieva, About Ubashi Khan and the 1771 Exodus 

    Churyumova, Elvira; Seleeva, Tsagan (2015-05-25)
    After returning from Siberian exile in 1957, our elders decided to perform a ritual for the land of Ubashi Khan, the land where we live today. It was barren in the past, for people used to set it on fire by using a lot of ...

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