Temples, monk hymns and Buddhist festivals - this isn't something you'd easily see in Europe.
But that's what you'd find in Kalmykia - an autonomous republic of Russia in the south eastern-most part of the continent, where the majority of the population practice Buddhism.
Euromaxx reporter Hendrik Welling visited the temples, discovered the music and explored the steppe by camel.
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