Korean wedding
Wedding in Korea: tradition, coupled with common sense, minus the remnants of the past and excessive sentimentality. That's how I would describe this ritual, which, according to Koreans, they must…

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The Russian tourism
Based solely on personal observations during a two-week trip. 1. Korea is the safest country that I have visited. Yes and there is a suspicion that in principle one of…

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Experiencing the culture of Central Asia

The Chinese culture remained a dream of their influence; on one nomadism was to occur in the steppes of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, not in Siberia. Ancient Sumerian cultural state, Babylonia, already 3,000 years BC it was conquered by the Semitic nomads; then winners and losers are gradually mixed up and subsequently acted on the stage of history under the name of Babylonians. Other Semites firmly to the nomadic pastoral way of life, which is so poetically depicted in the ancient biblical stories. Even grander was the first appearance on the historical stage of the Aryan nomads. The old controversial question about the origin of the Aryans, in fact, impossible to answer, because the whole question is wrong: it intertwined two completely different issues, namely the question of where did the blond or at least white head, most of which are currently being used by the Aryan dialects, and the question of the origin of the Aryan language. We talked about the first question: the white dolichocephaly that’s the human race, which was formed under the influence of cold climate from the long-headed race, has spread across Europe and much of Asia since the time of the diluvium.

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Wild Bactrian camel of Central Asia: habitat, biological features and problems of conservation

Prepared by a team of Russian and Mongolian scientists the monograph introduces the reader to a unique representative of the world fauna – wild Bactrian camel (Hautacam), living in the desert regions of Central Asia. He is listed in the international Red list of IUCN, where identified as being in critical danger (Critically Endangered), and also in Appendix I of CITES.

This monograph summarizes the preliminary result of long-term studies of wild camels, conducted by scientists from different countries, starting with N. M. Przhevalsky. Based on existing literature and results of own field studies in the deserts of Mongolia, the authors made a successful attempt systematic presentation of the accumulated world science materials.

The book consists of three chapters, whose subject-matter made in its subtitle. Giving in the introduction a brief overview of the history Continue reading

Korea: Children of morning dew

Drumming open to music fans, the soulful ballads, folk traditions and modern technology show revealed the great potential of the two original cultures: Russian and Korean. So the best Korean teams from Russia, Uzbekistan, the Republic of Korea, Kazakhstan and the DPRK, figures of modern Russian culture presented on stage of the Moscow state music folk theatre «Russian song” presented an amazing show, telling about the history of the Korean people in the Russian land for the last 150 years

“From a good life do not cross the border and don’t go looking for happiness in another country. And we are very grateful that in 1864, Russia took the starving people, who stood on the brink of extinction, accepted with dignity and good. The Koreans were able to repay the gratitude to the country in which they live and work,” said Director of the gala concert Honored artist of Russia Anita Tsoi.

The history of Korean people began in Russia in 60th years of XIX century. Russian Empire after the defeat of China in the Third opium war forced the Chinese government to sign, in 1860, “Beijing Treaty:”. According Continue reading

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