Cookbook: My wife Gulnara is a wonderful cook! She shares her recipes on her food blog called Fooditation.

Blog: My blog on this site.

Movies: I keep track of some movies that I watch.

Computing: Somewhat useful PHP scripts: Cyrillic Converter and Modulo Arithmetic Calculator.


The Bashkirs (Башҡорттар) are a Turkic people indigenous to Bashkortostan extending on both sides of the Ural Mountains, on the place where Europe meets Asia. The history of Bashkirs goes to 500 A.D. and perhaps even earlier. The epic poem Ural Batyr is a candidate for the the Unesco World heritage.

• On this page you can listen to some bashkir folk music.
A chapter from the monograph “Bashkiry” by S.I.Rudenko (in Russian, PDF, 2.5 MB)