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  Environments of Buryatia
The Republic of Buryatia is situated in the south part of the East Siberia, southwards and eastwards of the lake Baikal.
As for spring in Buryatia, it is mainly arid with frequent night-tine frosts.
Buryatia is divided into 4 large areas due to features of the relief: the East Sayan, Baikal Mountain Region, Selenginsk Dauria and the Vitim plateau.
www.buryatia.ru /buryatia/nature/index_e.html   (1359 words)

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Buryatia and Buryats by Tsypylma Darieva "Buddhists in the east, shamanists in the west, the Buryats once spent their lives in hunting and cattle herding.
Buryatia is situated on the average level above sea 500-700 m (lowest level-Baikal coast 455m; the highest mountain- peak of Munkhu Saridak in Sayan mountain range is of 3,491m).
National Khural of Buryatia consists of 65 mem- bers and was elected in 16 June 1994.
userpage.fu-berlin.de /~corff/im/Landeskunde/buryatia.unx   (1650 words)

 Buryat History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Hun graves and megalithic monuments are common in Buryatia, Mongolia, and in the Altai region.
Buryatia was not fully part of the Russian empire until it became part of the Soviet Union in the 20th century.
Buryats from Buryatia as well as from northern and eastern Outer Mongolia played an important role in the new government; several of the cabinet posts were occupied by Buryats.
www.buryatmongol.com /history.html   (3755 words)

 Regional Overview of the Autonomous Republic of Buryatia, Russia
Eight enterprises in Buryatia are engaged in coal extraction.
To the North, BAM ties the north end of the lake at Severobaikalsk to the timber regions of Chita and on to the ports of Sovetskaya Gavan and Vanino on the Pacific coast.
The activities of the National Bank of the Republic of Buryatia are governed by laws passed by the Russian Federation and by the policies of the Central Bank of Russia.
www.russiancouncil.org /reports/buryatia1.htm   (4253 words)

 Kommersant - Russia's Daily Online
Buryatia is the center of Buddhism in Russia and is the site of the country's first Buddhist convent.
Buryatia is one of 89 subjects of the Russian Federation, with its own legislative and executive bodies.
The Soviet period of Buryatia's history is closely connected with all the bright and dark events experienced by the whole country.
www.kommersant.com /tree.asp?rubric=5&node=435&doc_id=-91   (2752 words)

 Russia - The Republic of Buryatia - RussiaTrek.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Republic of Buryatia is located in central part of the Continent of Asia.
The fact is, that the Republic of Buryatia is believed to the one of the cultural centres of the East Siberia.
In the south Buryatia borders on the Mongolian People's Republic, in the south-westя- on the Republic of Tuva, in the north-westя- the Irkutsk Region, in the eastя- on the Chita Region.
www.russiatrek.com /rp_buryatia.shtml   (460 words)

 The Republic of Buryatia
Ulan Ude the main city in Buryatia is interesting and offers a number of sightseeing options, the Ivolginsky Datsan, located actually outside of the city, the Open Air Ethnographical Exhibition, probably the best in Russia and a visit to the small village of Turbagatay, where there is an opportunity to visit with the Old Believers.
The ancestors of Buryatia were Mongols who made their home near Lake Baikal long before Genghis Khan swept through Asia in the earliest thirteenth century and have remained in the area until today.
The area is one of the most scenic in Buryatia and it is the favorite place for Buryat people to take their vacations.
www.traveleastrussia.com /buryatia.html   (1756 words)

 Chronology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Buryatia's parliament issues a declaration of sovereignty which asserts the precedence of the republic's laws over all others (including those of the Russian Federation and the USSR), claims control over natural resources, and guarantees the rights of all ethnic groups in the region.
Buryatia was listed among the regions with the most severe delays in government wage and pension payments, with waits between three and seven months.
February: Buryatia passed a law which does not allow foreign citizens to buy and sell farm land, but it does permit foreign citizens to lease land for 10 years, and if the land was put to good use, to extend the lease.
www.cidcm.umd.edu /inscr/mar/data/rusburytchro.htm   (3781 words)

 RUSNET.NL :: Encyclopedia :: B :: Buryatia
The Republic of Buryatia, population 1,049,000, is an autonomous republic in the South-Central region of Siberia along the eastern shore of Lake Baikal.
Buryatia have not always been a part of Russia.
Buryatia holds a special place in the history of Buddhism.
www.rusnet.nl /encyclo/b/print/buryatia.shtml   (645 words)

 baikaltravel.ru \ Tourism and Resting in Buryatia
The republic of Buryatia being a subject of the Russian Federation is included in the Siberian Federative region (okrug).
Present Buryatia is located in the central part of the Asian continent in the South of Siberia.
The future of Buryatia is connected with its stable development on the ground of rational use of unique natural complex of Lake Baikal and Pribaykalye and rich cultural and historic legacy as well.
www.baikaltravel.ru:8083 /bur   (1061 words)

 History of Buryatia
Buryatia as one of the beautiful regions of the East Siberia strikes everyone with amazing diversity of nature organically combining grandeur and might of Baikal, boundless taiga space, deep rivers and snow-covered tops of the Sayan mountain ridges.
After the disintegration of the Hunnish state the tribes once living in the territory of present-day Buryatia were drawn into vortex of different ethnic formations.
In February 1992 it was stated by the legislative acts to proclaim the Buryat SSR as the Republic of Buryatia.
www.buryatia.ru /buryatia/history/index_e.html   (655 words)

 UNPO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Republic of Buryatia is located along the South Eastern shore of Siberia, along the eastern shore of Lake Baikal.
The population of Buryatia is approximately 981,238 (2002).
For 2005, Buryatia’s current president is Leonid Vasilyevich Potapov, who was elected to office in 1994, 1998, and again in 2002, with over 67% of the votes.
www.unpo.org /member_profile.php?id=12   (1654 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Buryatia
Buryat Republic or Buryatia, constituent republic (1990 est.
New civil society developments in Siberia: the mayor of Ulan-Ude in Buryatia, Russia, discusses why and how non-governmental organizations are partnering with government officials to reach out to the public and achieve positive social outcomes for all segments of society.
Out of Buryatia: New York City--based artists open the floodgates to a new appreciation of Eastern Siberia's culture and shamanism.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Buryatia   (262 words)

 Culture - Buryatia - Baikal-club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Historically Buryatia has appeared to be a cross-cultured area where a few different cultures closely intertwined.
Buryatia is the land of handy men, talented artist inspired by traditions, iconography artists heritage as well as by the beauty of natural environment.
First orthodox Christian churches appeared in Buryatia in the second half of the 17th century when some forts were built.
www.baikal-club.ru /eng/cat/burjatija/culture   (313 words)

 Siberia, Buryatia, Lake Baikal, Tuva, Khakassia, Moscow, rainer stalvik
The mountainious Buryatia has an area of approximately 350 000 square kilometers and is located east of the lake Baikal.
The transsiberian railway arrived to Buryatia in the beginning of the 18th century.
Buddhism was introduced in Buryatia by tibetan monks in the early 16th century.
www.stalvik.com /Engelska/tripinfosiberia.htm   (3165 words)

 Buryatia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lake Baikal - Buryatia is sixty percent of the lake's shore line.
The head of government in Buryatia is the President, who is elected for a four-year term.
The higher education institutions of the republic include Buryatia State University, Buryat State Academy of Agriculture, East Siberian State Academy of Arts and Culture, and East Siberian State Technological Institute.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Buryatia   (509 words)

 Asia Times: Buddhist revival tangles with politics
MOSCOW - Russia's eastern region of Buryatia is witnessing a revival of Buddhism, once brutally persecuted under the Soviet regime, but this is being undermined by the priests' growing involvement in regional politics.
Roughly one-third of Buryatia's one million population are Buddhists, Nikolai Ilyin, representative of Buryat Buddhist Church in Moscow, said in an interview.
In many ways, the religious conflict is surprising for Buryatia, where Buddhism is amalgamated with animistic Shamanist beliefs.Local officials say that Buryatia's tradition of religious tolerance, where Orthodox Christians, Buddhists, and Shamanists worship peacefully alongside each other, has contributed to the political stability in the region.
www.atimes.com /c-asia/AH26Ag01.html   (709 words)

 Index of Buryatia Pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Buryatia is largely buddhist (like neighbouring Mongolia), and Ivolginsk is the largest centre of this religion in the russian territory.
The unit of currency in Buryatia, as in the rest of Russia, is the rouble.
The server of the Informational Systems of the Republic of Buryatia is an excellent starting point, with lots of info and a good effort to be bilingual.
www.eso.org /~arichich/travel/buryatia/index.htm   (967 words)

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The 135,000 square kilometer Republic of Buryatia (Buryatia) is in southeastern Siberia --- east of Lake Baikal, north of Mongolia, and south of the Sakha Republic.
Buryatia’s 1999 international trade turnover was USD 112 million, with exports of USD 92.6 million, and imports – USD 19.4.
Buryatia Hotel Complex is a large hotel in the downtown Ulan-Ude with a sauna, two restaurants, bars, and a night club.
www.russiancouncil.org /reports/buryatia2.htm   (1436 words)

 Buddhism in Buryatia
The Republic of Buryatia, the capital of which is Ulan-Ude, occupies a mountainous area east of Lake Baikal in South Siberia, Russia.
The story with the Khambo lama - the chief Buddhist priest of Buryatia - is beyond the scope of this paper, but in brief, the Khambo-lama Damba Aiusheev was deposed by another leader, later supported by the President of Buryatia.
One of the most important of these teachers in Buryatia at the moment is Yeshe Lodoi Rinpoche who came in 1993 with his disciple Tenzin to live and teach in Buryatia.
www.cinetrance.com /bud-bur.htm   (2788 words)

 HUNMAGYAR.ORG - TURAN - BURYATIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Buryats west of Lake Baikal (Irkutsk Buryats) are "russified", and they soon abandoned nomadism for agriculture, whereas the eastern (Transbaykal) Buryats are closer to the Mongols, may live in yurts and are mostly Buddhists.
was a period of growth for the Buryat Buddhist church (48 datsans in Buryatia in 1914).
BASSR declared its sovereignty in 1990, Republic of Buryatia since 1992, constitution of the Republic adopted by People's Hural in 1994, bilateral treaty with the Federation signed in 1995.
www.hunmagyar.org /turan/buryat/buryat.html   (679 words)

The lake is edged by mountains, and around 350 rivers and streams flow into Baikal, which is also one of the clearest and cleanest lakes on the globe.
The internship was based in Ulan-Ude, the capital city of the Republic of Buryatia, a semi-autonomous republic located within Russia's borders directly to the north of Mongolia.
We celebrated both the 4th of July and the 70th anniversary of the Republic of Buryatia in grand style, and I thoroughly enjoyed myself.
www.oberlin.edu /creecas/buryatia.htm   (1042 words)

 Buryatia home page new
The Republic of Buryatia is 3500 miles east of Moscow and is about the size of Germany.
In the North half of Buryatia, Michael and Nadia are the only missionaries of any kind working there.
Buryatia is the size of Germany and is located 3500 miles east of Moscow just north of Mongolia and China.
www.bigfurhat.com   (229 words)

 Minorities At Risk (MAR)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Buryatia lies within a strategic zone long contested by Russia, China, Mongolia, and (before 1945) Japan.
In the post-Soviet era, Buryatia has safeguarded its interests by maintaining good relations with Russia, of which it is a constituent part, and by establishing economic and tacitly political ties with independent Mongolia and China (through China’s "Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region").
Buryatia, much like other areas of Siberia, has long served as a "dumping ground" for elements considered undesirable by the central government.
www.cidcm.umd.edu /inscr/mar/data/rusburyt.htm   (1025 words)

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