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  • proper n. The capital city of Kalmykia, Russia


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  • “One Night in Elista” sounds like a sure-fire hit to me.

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  • Elista Mora: Elista does paper cuts and she illustrates, makes miniature dolls, jewelry and clothes.

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  • As is well known by now, the Doha sponsor of the Grand Prix event scheduled for December, 2008 withdrew, and FIDE stepped in hastily to organize the event in Elista, Khan Kirzan's home town and presumably put up the prize money, too.

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  • Almost 10 years after International Master Odion Aikhoje had been denied the honour of being in possession of the gold medal he won at the World Chess Olympiad held in Elista, Russia in 1998, there seems to be a ray of hope for the former national champion to reap the sweat of his efforts following the intervention of Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka.

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  • Last year, the Metro section published a one-week series of daily articles (on Sept. 29, Sept. 30, Oct. 1, Oct. 2, and Oct. 3, 2006) about a toilet-related controversy at a chess match in Elista, Russia, in the republic of Kalmykia.

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  • "We skirt east of the Caspian Sea and then turn west, until we reach Kalmykia, and the Chess Palace in Elista, beyond the Volga River."

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  • I went inside Ju's house, furnished with rugs and chests and the plunder of Elista, and ate a breakfast, but we were mostly silent.

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  • Though Tryphon slogged powerfully, we did not cross the Volga and reach the outskirts of Elista until the sun was well into the sky.

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  • Perhaps there are people to the east, but they don't come to Elista.

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  • The 1st Panzer Army staff also pleaded fuel shortage for its continued delay in relieving the 16th Motorised at Elista.



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