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A semiautonomous republic of eastern Russia in southern Siberia. The region is sparsely populated, largely by the Turkic-speaking Tuvan people.

Tu′van adj. & n.
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With the main theme of "The Preservation and Adaptation of Traditional Arts", the festival, for the first time, will feature several groups from beyond the Asia-Pacific region, such as Japan and South Korea from Northeast Asia, Armenia from West Asia, Tyva Republic from North Asia; and Bulgaria and Serbia from Eastern Europe.
Observer members of Turksoy: The Altai Republic (RF), The Republic Of Bashkortostan (RF), The Autonomous Territorial Unit Of Gagauzia (Moldova), The Khakas Republic (RF), The Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus, The Republic Of Sakha-Yakutia (RF), The Republic Of Tatarstan (RF), The Tyva Republic (RF)
Drawing on a field study of shamanic remedies against affliction with curses in Tyva Republic (Siberia), this paper offers striking documentation of an 'agency' of social control and justice which is officially unseen by the Russian state.
However, PB1, PB2, and matrix protein genes grouped with low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) viruses isolated in Eurasia and H5N8 viruses isolated in Qinghai Lake, Uvs-Nuur Lake, and Tyva Republic (Russian Federation).
In the Tyva Republic of southern Siberia, 3 thousand people get stuck in a difficult situation due to a breakdown occured in a thermal plant.
The member states of TURKSOY are: Republic Of Azerbaijan, Republic Of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic Of Uzbekistan, Republic Of Turkey, Turkmenistan, Altai Republic, Republic Of Bashkortostan, Gagauzia (Moldova), Republic Of Khakassia, Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus, Republic Of Sakha, Republic Of Tatarstan and Tyva Republic.