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Culture Of the Cossacks Will Be SHown In Karachay-Cherkessia
First in Karachay-Cherkessia ethnographic and cultural complex, showing the history and culture of the Cossacks will be built in Urup region of the Republic.
Souvenirs Of Karachay-Cherkessia
Shawls, sweaters, figures made of fur, lamb and wolf skins, felt hats for Russian bath, warm fur slippers for home and sleeveless jackets. One can even purchase a rug from the local craftswomen.
Karachay-Cherkessia History
The territory of Karachay-Cherkessia was partly under the control of the Crimean Khanate in XVI-XVIII centuries.
Ski Resorts: Dombay
Dombay ski resort is located on the picturesque Dombayskaya glade on the conjunction of three mountain gorges: Alibek, Amanauz and Dombai-Ulgen. For many years Dombay was considered the most popular and largest ski resort in the USSR. It appeared in the 1960-s and for several decades has remained nearly single and, certainly, the most accessible one. Many people still go there for old times' sake, explaining their choice simply: "It is beautiful, historical and legendary."
Skiing in Russias Caucasus
Have you ever thought about coming to Russia for a ski tour? If you have, read this carefully.


17th Century Rock Paintings Found in Karachay-Cherkessia
Rock paintings of the 17th century have been found by scientists in one of the gorges of the Ust-Dzhegutinsky District.
Arkhyz Ski Resort
Arkhyz Ski resort in Karachay-Cherkessia opens for tourists. Currently, all construction and installation works at first starting complex of Arkhyz have been completed.
MSU to Build an Observatory in Caucasus for $42mln
In 2012-2013 the Russian State will fund the building of a Moscow State University observatory in the Republic of Karachay-Cherkessia. The expenses are expected to amount to $42mln.

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