Ubush Darzhinov, About the Zungar

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The Zungars are the last among the Kalmyk groups to arrive in the Volga region in the 1740s. Some of them settled in Chilgir and others went further to join the Cossaks in Don. There were about 40,000 of them. In 1771 many Zungars returned to Dzungaria with Ubashi Khan.In Russia during the Civil War following the Bolshevik Revoluton in 1917, the Zungars fought on the side of the tsarists. Many of them were either killed or emigrated to Europe. In Ubush's family only his grandfather remained in Kalmykia. Ubush does not know about the fate of others in his family.

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