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Ulaanbaatar Mongolia

Disability Awareness Activist Uyanga Erdenebold, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia

Nomin Dari | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Nomin Dari

Most of us know the difficulty of learning a foreign language. Now, imagine the triumph of learning a foreign language, blind. Uyanga Erdenebold, has not only done that, but is also the recipient of the first Fulbright Scholarship awarded to a blind Mongolian student.

Life in a Toxic City

Nomin Dari | Posted 02.10.2014 | World
Nomin Dari

Ulaanbaatar today is ranked by the World Health Organization as one of the most polluted cities in the world.

Youth, Digital Infrastructure and the Future Success of Mongolia

Giovanna Mingarelli | Posted 10.21.2013 | World
Giovanna Mingarelli

It was my last night in the capital city of Ulanbaataar (UB) during my first visit to Mongolia. I had spent an evening at a private reception generous...

Track Records: Ankle Bone Shooting And Wrestling At Mongolia's Naadam

Benedict Cooper | Posted 10.02.2012 | Travel
Benedict Cooper

Not that you could call Ulaanbaatar a dyed-in-the-wool Asian city. You can feel the Russian presence even though Mongolians are fiercely proud of their independence.

Tradition 'Wrestles' With Modernity at Mongolia's Naadam Festival

Nina Wegner | Posted 09.15.2012 | Impact
Nina Wegner

In our efforts to research the effects of globalization on Mongolia's traditional culture, we've found ourselves here this afternoon to record one of Mongolia's centuries-old surviving traditions.

Discovering Mongolia

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 03.10.2012 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

As I exited the train in Ulaanbaatar, I was surprised by the bustle of activity that greeted us: western-dressed shoppers moving quickly about the city streets and roads flush with late model cars.

The Mongol Rally: 2BIG2FAIL Completes The Journey

Grif Peterson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Travel
Grif Peterson

A life-size Tyrannosaurus Rex stood placidly in the morning mist against the backdrop of a grey soviet apartment block.

Mongolia's Beauty

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Howard Steven Friedman

2011-06-22-Screenshot20110622at2.17.16PM.pngDuring my brief visit to Mongolia, I was able to visit some of the museums, temples, architectural sites as well as take a few trips to the countryside. Please enjoy the pictures.

Beware the Gher: Going Native in Mongolia (PHOTOS)

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Patrick McGinnis

The search for increasingly remote destinations led me to fixate on Mongolia. I'm not sure why. But I decided any country with a capital city called Ulaanbaatar had to be pretty cool.

Dissident Detained in Mongolia

Radio Free Asia | Radio Free Asia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Chinese authorities make an unusual arrest in the Mongolian capital....