Kirsan Ilyumzhinov on the set of the “Person of Importance” show

As we have already reported, Yevgeny Dodolev’s “Person of Importance” show was presented on the Moscow-24 TV channel on 19 June. The hero of the show was the Russian political leader, the first President of Kalmykia, the sixth President of FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

During the show, the well-known journalist asked Kirsan Nikolayevich questions: did he play chess with Vladimir Putin? Why is he called the “unruly Kalmyk”? And what connected him with the family of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi?


You will find Ilyumzhinov’s answers on our website at the Kirsan-TV section. In addition, you, our valuable readers, would be able to see the photos taken during the filming of the show.