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Museums of Ulaanbaatar

October 10th 2013
Mongolia has transformed fairly smoothly into it's present democratic state after almost 70 years of communist rule. But, the first stop on my whirlwind tour of Ulaanbaatar's few museums was the 'Victims of Political Persecution Memorial Museum', housed in the residence of Peljidiin Genden the former president (and prime minister) of Mongolia who was executed by Stalin for refusing ... read more
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Mongolian Flag The Mongols gained fame in the 13th century when under Chinggis KHAN they conquered a huge Eurasian empire. After his death the empire was divided into several powerful Mongol states, but these broke apart in the 14th century. The Mongols eventually ... ... read more
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