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The Race for Mongolia's Presidency Begins
June 06, 2017

The Race for Mongolia's Presidency Begins

By Julian Dierkes
A horse-breeder, a judoka and a feng shui practitioner walk into a Mongolian polling station...
Mongolia's Democracy Under Stress
April 14, 2017

Mongolia's Democracy Under Stress

By Bolor Lkhaajav
A wave of protests (and lack of any government response) is challenging Mongolia's political system.

A Conversation With Mongolia's Foreign Minister Tsend Munkh-Orgil
February 27, 2017

A Conversation With Mongolia's Foreign Minister Tsend Munkh-Orgil

By Peter Bittner
Mongolian Minister of Foreign Affairs Tsend Munkh-Orgil gives an exclusive interview to The Diplomat.

The Dalai Lama in Mongolia: 'Tournament of Shadows' Reborn
December 03, 2016

The Dalai Lama in Mongolia: 'Tournament of Shadows' Reborn

By M.A. Aldrich
Buddhism in Mongolia has always had a strong connection to geopolitics.

Tsaatan: Mongolia's Reindeer Herders
September 30, 2016

Tsaatan: Mongolia's Reindeer Herders

By Miguel Cano
A glimpse at the lives of Mongolia's Tsaatan.
Pollution Like Snow: A Mongolian Winter
August 31, 2016

Pollution Like Snow: A Mongolian Winter

By Peter Bittner
Mongolia’s true wintertime foe isn’t the cold or the snow. It’s the horrendous air pollution in Ulaanbaatar.

The World Sumo Championships in Mongolia
August 04, 2016

The World Sumo Championships in Mongolia

By Peter Bittner
Mongolia hosts its first major international competition for a sport in which its athletes shine.
The Herding Life in Mongolia
July 28, 2016

The Herding Life in Mongolia

By Peter Bittner
A look at the daily life of nomads 100 km outside of Ulaanbaatar.

Interview: Mongolian Foreign Minister Lundeg Purevsuren
July 05, 2016

Interview: Mongolian Foreign Minister Lundeg Purevsuren

By Peter Bittner
The minister discusses the ASEM summit, the elections in Mongolia, and relations with China, Russia, and the U.S.

Mining Licenses, Snow Leopards, and a Mysterious Death
February 22, 2016

Mining Licenses, Snow Leopards, and a Mysterious Death

By Michelle Tolson
A Mongolian conservationist is found dead and his family wants answers.

Mongolia’s Dubious Merchant Navy
March 20, 2015

Mongolia’s Dubious Merchant Navy

By Graham Alexander
The country risks serious damage to its reputation with its questionable maritime activities.
Mongolia: Nomads in Transition
October 16, 2014

Mongolia: Nomads in Transition

By Hannah Reyes
New technology is helping to keep a traditional lifestyle alive on the Mongolian steppes.

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