Ulan-Ude is one of the oldest cities in Siberia, it is the capital of the Russian Republic of Buryatia, has 360.000 inhabitants, is 5000 km away from Moscow and has a distinctive multicultural character!
| Central place (Place of the council|
with the building of the district president
|A reconstructed old archway|
|the biggest Lenin bust in the world||on the Sowjet Place|
|Broadcast building (Dom radio)||Yurt on the central place|
|Kwas selling (drink)||Gaming machines|
|New pedestrian zone - modern shops|
|Some things are known||from Western Europe...|
A cultural evening with dance/ballet and music was organised for the evening of the first day of the scientific Onomastik conference on the university Ulan-Ude.