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Byamba Narantuya »

Does anybody watch ⌠sumo■?
Dolgorsuren Dagvadorj, a Mongolian sumo wrestler, is called Asashoryu in sumo and he is one of the most powerful and beautiful of all the sumo. Asashoryu is smaller and lighter than most of the sumo he fights, his style attracts sumo fanatics. He is so low to the ground, so stable and [...]

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For this issue, here are a couple of articles about Mongolian culture and traditions. The first discusses current changes in Mongolian society as well as the beauty of the land and the people. It also has a wonderful section on the life of country’s nomadic herders.
The second article looks at the images of fire and [...]

Byamba Narantuya »

For this issue, here are several links to Mongolian online newspapers and resources. Hopefully these sites will give you a basic understanding of life in Mongolia. Consider it a broad beginning to this year’s reporting. Mongolia is a very exciting place, with numerous developments occurring all the time; you will surely find many fascinating things!
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The [...]

Byamba Narantuya »

Mongolia is a country in Asia between Russia and China. It is a little smaller than Alaska and has 2.7 million people, almost all Buddhist, with a harsh continental climate. Ulaanbaatar, the capital, is a city of about one million people. It has fascinating museums and temples, and wonderful restaurants. There are internet cafes all [...]