[ kal-mik-ee-uh; Russian kuhl-mi-kyuh ]
/ kælˈmɪk i ə; Russian kʌlˈmɪ kyə /
an autonomous republic in the Russian Federation in Europe, on the NW shore of the Caspian Sea. 75,900 sq. mi. (196,581 sq. km). Capital: Elista.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Official name Kal·myk Auton·omous Repub·lic [kal-mik]. /kælˈmɪk/.
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The Chess City is a middle-class town of suburban cottages—but so far Kalmykia has no middle class to live in them.
Soon after that, in September, Ilyumzhinov stepped down from the presidency of Kalmykia.