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Actually some of the answer is found on Wikipedia, but in the pan-Mongolism article: In 1943, the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office predicted that the Soviet Union would promote the idea of a Greater Mongolia to detach China's Inner Mongolia and East Mongolia from Chinese influence.[46] A year later, the then-Soviet satellite Tuvan People's Republic ...


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According to The Field Museum's Genghis Khan online exhibit... Man’s Boots Leather, 19th-20th century, National Museum of Mongolia These centuries-old leather boots are like those worn by warriors in Genghis Khan’s empire and nomadic Mongolians today. For battle, these felt-lined leather boots were often covered with armor plates as well. The turned-up ...


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As a Mongolian, the first thing to come to mind is, spraying milk right after someone special such as a family member leaves. For book sources. I believe it was described by Jack Weatherford in "Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World" or "The secret history of Mongol Queens". I find this interesting as "suu" means milk ...


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The Wikipedia article is inexact. The TDB is the oldest existing commercial bank in Mongolia. Before 1990 all the banks in Mongolia (and the Soviet Union in general) were state-owned banks. The first bank in Mongolia was the Trade and Industry Bank of Mongolia, opened in June 1924. This bank became a possession of the Mongolian government in 1954 and was ...


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Why did Ong Khan offer Temujin a position? Toghril’s (Ong Khan, died 1203)) acceptance of Temujin (Genghis Khan) as his ‘foster son’ held advantages for both men, and Toghril’s relationship or ‘ceremonial kinship’ with Temujin’s deceased father (they had been andas or blood brothers) made the ‘alliance’ all the more likely. On the latter point, Jack ...


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You are referring to 2 Mongolias. The State of Mongolia was formerly called the Mongolian People's Republic. Formerly a part of China, it proclaimed independence with the support of Russia. On March 13th 1921 a Provisional People's Government was established, and then on November 26th, 1924 the government proclaimed the Mongolian People's Republic. This was ...


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On the first question, ...is there any evidence of them expanding northeast towards the present-day petroplavlosk-kamchatsky area?, no -- I don't believe there is any evidence of Mongol empire stretching to Kamchatka. As a steppe society, I believe the Kamchatka Peninsula is way out of Mongol Empire's range of operation. But let's not leave it at that but ...


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I'm Jewish from Uzbekistan (Samarkand), and in my family growing up, we always threw a cup of water right as the car pulled away for a long drive.


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The use of the Cyrillic script in Mongolia (which is still used today, although the traditional Mongolian writing system is now making a comeback) is another place where the USSR's influence on Mongolia can be seen.


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As J. P. Morgan once said, there are two reasons, the official reason and the real reason. The official reason is that has no proper site for a provincial seat, in Daxinganliang where Jiagedaqi is located, and it therefore needs to be administered from Heilongjiang. The real reason is that it is more mountainous and forested than the rest of Inner Mongolia,...


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I think this is because Jiagedaqi is rich in minerals such as coal, graphite, gold and zeolite. Now, we all know that the Chinese are after minerals to boost their industry, and losing it to an autonomous area requires bureaucracy for getting those minerals out. Maybe? Ecological Resources. Qitaihe is located in the semi-mountain area of Wanda ...


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Multiple pictures posted in support of this question confirm that the outside of the boots were slick - the hair-on side could not have been outside. (simple logic dictates that the hair should go on the inside to keep the foot warm - hair on the outside isn't going to trap any heat. Hair on the outside might work for fashion, but the images indicate that ...


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I found it in my notes. It's called Wu-Shan-Mu. Curiously, "Wu Shan Mu Xiongnu" brought up no results on google. "Wu-shan-mu had close ties with the Hsiung-nu. Hu-lu-ku, ruler of the Hsiungnu (96–85 b.c.), arranged a marriage with the family of the ruler of the Wu-shan-mu, establishing blood ties between the two states. In 60 b.c. Ch’i-hou-shan, son of the ...


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