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24 April, Monday

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MONTHLY REPORT

All leading republican mass media participated in Press Festival in Ufa

The Press Festival completed in Ufa. The opening of the festival was attended by the head of the Press and Media Agency Boris Melkoyedov. For the first time the Bashkir Philology and Journalism Department of Bashkir State University acted as its organizer. The two-day program was full of master classes and meetings of students with representatives of the Union of Journalists RB, employees of the leading republican and municipal media – TV and radio company 

Culture

Rustem Khamitov: "Local self-government bodies solve main part of most topical and sensitive issues for republican residents"

On April 21, in Ufa, the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov delivered a speech at a solemn event dedicated to the Day of Local Self-Government. The Head of the Republic congratulated the municipal employees and deputies on the holiday and awarded the laureates of the "The best municipal formation of the Republic of Bashkortostan" contest.

Politics

New school will be built in Bakaly district by 100th anniversary of Bashkortostan

In the course of personal reception of citizens, the resident of the Bakaly district Ilnur Gizatullin asked the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov to follow-up the situation with school construction for 825 children in the village of Bakaly. The construction of this essential for the municipality facility began in 2015, but it soon stopped.

Society

Official Bashkortostan delegation will visit Chelyabinsk region

On April 25, an official and business delegation of Bashkortostan will visit the Chelyabinsk region. This is reported by the website of the Government of the Chelyabinsk region. The business delegation headed by Azat Fazlyev, the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry RB, will be represented by specialists of seven enterprises of different spheres of activity.

Society

State Duma passed law banning strange names

The deputies of the State Duma adopted in the third, final reading a bill prohibiting to include in the name of a child figures, signs, profanity and ranks, Vedomosti reports. 368 deputies voted in favour of it, one person - against, and one person abstained. The law supposes making amendment to the Family Code of Russia.

Society

Channel One will feature another baby from Ufa seeking for foster parents

On the next Sunday, April 23, another baby from Ufa who has been left without parents will try to find his new mom and dad in the "You will have a child" part of the program "Poka Vse Doma" on the Channel One. The story of the little Bogdan will be told in the framework of the video passport system, a database through which adopters from all over Russia can get acquainted with children brought up in children’s social institutions.

Society

Bashkiria budget received more than 77.5 billion rubles of tax collections

In the first quarter, republican budgets of all levels received about 77.65 billion rubles of taxes. As reported by the Federal Tax Service in RB, this is almost twice as much as the last-year figures. Of these, 41.04 billion rubles were directed to the federal budget, 29.49 billion rubles to the republican budget.

Business

About 200 liters of blood were donated by Bashkiria residents on National Donor Day

Over 400 residents of the republic came to the blood collection stations on the National Donor Day. 220 donors visited the Republican Blood Transfusion Station in Ufa. Total, more than 105 litres of blood were collected by the institution. The active participants of the campaign were students, members of youth organizations, political parties.

Society

Salavat Yulaev signed NHL former player Larsen

HC Salavat Yulaev acquired the rights to the Danish defender Philip Larsen from the Finnish HC Jokerit. As the press service of the Ufa club informs, Larsen is 27 years old, he played for HC Ugra and Jokerit in the KHL. Larsen has more than 150 NHL games for Dallas Stars, Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks, where he spent the past season.

Sport

Fireworks are planned for Victory Day celebration in Ufa

Fireworks are planned on the Victory Day in Ufa, the city administration reports. The main festive events will be held in the capital on May 9. At 11 o'clock in Victory Park a traditional solemn ceremony of laying flowers to the Eternal Fire and the Memorial to the homefront workers will take place.

Society

Bashkortostan delegation takes part in Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum

The official delegation of Bashkortostan participates in the work of the Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum. The delegation is headed by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Government RB Ilshat Tazhitdinov. The forum will continue its work until April 22. The main topics of the discussion are the main directions and mechanisms for development of the Russian economy for the next decade, with focus on improving management quality, developing human capital, stimulating entrepreneurship, technological and sectoral development, ecology, external challenges and integration.

Business

First resident of PDA was registered in Kumertau

The first resident of the priority development area (PDA) was registered in Kumertau. The information is published on the website of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation. The register was opened by the "Elevator" LLC conducting construction of an oil extraction factory, which will allow entering new markets, creating more than 500 jobs.

Business

Opening of 9th Republican Festival "Theatrical Spring" took place in Ufa

On April 20, the opening of the 9th Republican Festival "Theatrical Spring" was held at the M. Gafuri Bashkir State Academic Drama Theatre. The festival is funded by the grant of the Head of Bashkortostan. The purpose of the festival is to preserve and develop the theatre art of the republic, to identify the main trends in creative theatrical processes, to strengthen contacts between representatives of all major theatrical professions - actors, artists, directors, critics.

Culture

Bashkiria continues to implement locally initiated projects

Bashkortostan continues to implement public infrastructure projects based on local initiatives. As the Government RB informed, changes in the forms of support have been made. Thus, the scoring of projects is optimized. Different participants in projects are equalized in rights to the share of co-financing.

Society

Population revenues are at quite good level - Rustem Khamitov

Last year Bashkortostan was the only region in the Russian Federation where the population purchased more cars than in 2015. This suggests that, in general, the revenue part is still at a good level. On April 20, the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov told journalists about the measures taken by the regional authorities to stabilize the living standards and incomes of people.

Politics

Bashkortostan plans to attract more than 390 billion rubles of investments

The Government of Bashkortostan plans to attract more than 390 billion rubles of investments this year. "The tasks for the development of our regional investment development are quite ambitious this year. We should attract more than 390 billion rubles and, of course, improve our investment climate, "Rustem Mardanov the Prime Minister of the Government of Bashkortostan said in his speech following the year of 2016.

Business

Bashkir Opera House performance received "Golden Mask"

Yesterday in Moscow, winners and prize-winners of the National Theatre Award "Golden Mask" were announced. Performance of the Bashkir Opera and Ballet Theatre "Hercules" by G.F. Handel (director Georgy Isahakyan) received a special award of the jury of the musical theatre for high professional and vocal skills.

Culture

Ufa will host International Environmental Forum

From June 6 to 8, Ufa will host an International Environmental Forum, an ecological marathon and the 2nd specialized exhibition "Ecology. Technologies. Life". The corresponding order was signed by the Government of Bashkortostan, the press service of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology RB reports.

Year of Environment Protection

It is proposed to extend childcare allowance payment up to three years in Russia

The State Duma proposes to extend payment of childcare allowance up to three years. This is reported by the federal media referring to the bill, developed by the deputy of the Committee for Labour, Social Policy and Affairs of Veterans Sergei Vostretsov. Now the child care allowance for is paid only during the first year and a half, its size is about 40 percent of the average earnings.

Society

Large asteroid will fly by Earth this night

The asteroid JO25, about 1.5 kilometers wide, is approaching the Earth. On the night of April 20, it will approach at a distance of 1.8 million kilometers (about five distances from Earth to the Moon). This is the maximum closest distance of approaching of such a cosmic body for the last 400 years, BBC News reports with reference to the NASA.

Society

Minimum wage will be raised since July 1

Since July 1, the minimum wage will be raised to 7.8 thousand rubles, and in the next few years - up to the subsistence level of an employee. This was announced today by the Prime Minister of the Government of Russia Dmitry Medvedev. The Prime Minister noted that "there are all possibilities" to equalize the minimum wage and the subsistence minimum, RBC reports.

Business

Russian Central Election Commission has identified candidates for new CEC of Bashkortostan

Candidates for appointment as members of the Central Election Commission of Bashkortostan with a casting vote were determined by the Central Election Commission of Russia. The CEC of Russia recommended the Head of the Republic to appoint the current Chairman, Khaidar Valeev, as a member of the regional commission of the new composition, and the State Assembly to appoint Marina Dolmatova, the secretary of the commission.

Politics

New carrier starts operating flights from Ufa to Gelendzhik since June 2017

Starting from June this year, a new carrier will start operating flights to Gelendzhik from Ufa. The itinerary provides for a flight once a week with departure from the capital of the republic on Wednesdays at 17.55 and arrival in Gelendzhik at 18.25. Return flights will also be carried out on Wednesdays with departure at 12.

Society

Federal roads in Bashkiria will be brought to standards by 2019

Almost 90 percent of federal routes running through the territory of Bashkortostan will be brought to the standard state by 2019. This was reported by the head of "Priuralie" Road Directorate Ramil Senzhapov at a briefing on the beginning of the road construction and repair season. This year it is planned to repair 46 sites and facilities - almost 300 kilometers of roads and 1202 meters of artificial structures: bridges, overpasses, cattle lanes, culverts.

Business

USPTU was among winners of Russian Government Quality Award

The board of the Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology (Rosstandart) hosted a solemn ceremony of awarding the winners of the Russian Government Quality Award in 2016. Among the winners of the contest was Ufa State Petroleum Technological University, which became the first of the educational institutions of the republic, which received such a high award for 20 years of the contest'

Business

Erkka Westerlund will learn few Russian words and align defense in Ufa club

  "I want to learn a few Russian words. In general, I want to attract specialists with fluent English, in order to understand each other better in my team," said the new coach of the Ufa Salavat Yulaev Erkka Westerlund at his first press conference in Ufa. Erkka outlined immediate plans for forming a new team: "We need to consider carefully the defense line, we need to improve interaction in it.

Sport

Rustem Khamitov took part in meeting of Presidium of Presidential Council on priority projects

On April 18, the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov took part in a meeting of the Presidium of the Presidential Council for Strategic Development and Priority Projects, which was held as a videoconference by the Chairman of the Government of Russia Dmitry Medvedev. During the meeting, amendments and additions to the priority projects "Safe and quality roads", "Formation of a comfortable urban environment" and "Ensuring quality of housing and utility services" were discussed.

Business

Rustem Khamitov met with Salavat Yulaev’s head coach Erkka Westerlund

On April 18, the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov met with the new head coach of the hockey club Salavat Yulaev  - Erkka Westerlund. The parties discussed prospects for the team development and priority tasks for the upcoming season. "The HC Salavat Yulaev is a property of our republic and a significant brand of the Kontinental Hockey League.

Sport

French industrial companies intend to develop cooperation with Bashkortostan

Prospects for investment cooperation between Bashkortostan and France, opportunities for localization and creation of new industries in the territory of our republic were discussed today during a meeting of the Head of the Region Rustem Khamitov with representatives of the French companies. Their visit was organized by the Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry headed by its General Director Pavel Shinsky.

Business

Scientific and educational cooperation prospects with Turkey were discussed at Bashkir State University

Bashkir State University was visited by the Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Kazan Turhan Dilmaç and the Vice-Consul Nurettin Kaya. Bashkir State University was represented by the rector Nikolai Morozkin, the head of the Department of International and Interregional Relations Maria Saifulina, the deans of the Biology Faculty and the Romance and Germanic Philology Faculty, and the Deputy Deans of the Bashkir Philology and Journalism Faculty.

Society

Bashkortostan - in top three regions on quality management system implementation

In Russia, the most effective regions were named, which enterprises implemented quality management systems. The top three includes Moscow, St. Petersburg and Bashkortostan. The top leaders also included the Moscow region, Tatarstan, Samara region, Krasnodar region. The top ten is closed with Yaroslavl, Sverdlovsk regions and Stavropol Territory.

Business

2573 children were born in Ufa for two months

In Ufa a natural increase in population is marked. In January-February of this year, 2,573 children were born in the Bashkir capital. 2080 people died. The natural increase in the population of Ufa was 493 people. Such data was announced today at a daily briefing in the capital administration. As reported by the Bashinform News Agency, as of January 1, 2017, the population of Ufa was 1 125 612 people.

Society

Average salary is announced in Ufa

In Ufa, the average monthly salaries at enterprises and organizations of all types of activity amounted to 36,528 rubles in January-February 2017. Compared to the previous year, the salary growth in the Bashkir capital was 8.1 percent. Real wages increased by 4.1 percent, it was stated today at a daily briefing in the Ufa administration.

Business

Cold snap and snow are expected again in Bashkiria

This week a cold snap is expected again in Bashkortostan, the Republican Office for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring reported. The weather will remain unstable, occasional rains from small to moderate are expected in the zone of the atmospheric front, at night with snow in the north of the republic.

Society

Ufa will host "I am Russia" large-scale project

An expedition of the federal television channel will arrive in Ufa within the framework of the large-scale project "I am Russia". Thousands of people have already taken part in the project, which main goal is to create a grand portrait of the country. The expedition of the channel visited Sevastopol, Irkutsk, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Kaliningrad and other cities.

Society

Rustem Khamitov: "We cannot put up with situation that has developed in passenger transportation sphere"

On April 17, at the House of the Republic, the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov held a meeting of the permanent coordination meeting on law enforcement in the region devoted to additional measures on improving safety in passenger transportation and combating illegal carriers. Members of the Government RB, heads of relevant ministries and departments, heads of municipalities took part in it.

Society

Bashkiria multifunctional centres began issuing Schengen visas

Since April 17, all multifunctional centres of the republic have started accepting documents for visa issuing. Documents are accepted for issuing visas to the Schengen countries (Austria, Germany, Greece, Lithuania, Malta, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Sweden, Estonia, Croatia, Hungary, Latvia, Spain and Italy)

Business

This week International Veterinary Congress will take place in Bashkiria

From 19 to 21 April, the 7th International Veterinary Congress will be held in Ufa. It is held in the republic for the first time. The high status of the Congress is conditioned by the professional level of invited domestic and foreign speakers - the world's leading experts in their field. Traditionally, more than one thousand people representing more than 20 countries will take part in the work of the congress.

Business

Bashkortostan enters Top-10 regions for tax and non-tax revenues

The Bashkortostan budget received 36.3 billion rubles of revenues in the first three months of this year. This is 9.3 percent more than a year ago. Tax and non-tax revenues were accounted for 28.6 billion rubles in the total amount of revenues. In the rating of Russian regions in terms of tax and non-tax revenues, the republic ranks 10th, the press service of the Government RB reports.

Business

Emergencies Ministry warns of stormy winds in Bashkiria

In Bashkortostan, the Ministry of Emergencies warns of stormy winds. Referring to the data of the Republican Office for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring, the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergencies in the Republic of Bashkortostan informs that it is expected cloudy weather with clearings in the region on April 18.

Society

Ufa native Aigul Akhmetshina will take part in international vocal competitions in Moscow and Mexico

The Ufa native Aigul Akhmetshina passed qualifying rounds of two prestigious international vocal competitions at once. This is the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition and the Sonora International Opera Competition Francisco Araiza. The International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition is one of the most famous in the world, with qualifying tours in 70 cities around the world on all continents.

Culture

Campaign for bone marrow donors searching "Donate Blood - Save Life" will be held in Ufa

On April 22, a campaign to donate blood for typing "Donate Blood - Save Life" timed to the National Donor Day in Russia will take place in Ufa. Everyone can donate blood or plasma and join the National Register of Potential Bone Marrow Donors - a database that contains information about people who agreed to provide their stem cells in case of need to save lives of patients with cancer.

Society

Ufa residents will be able to observe Lyrid Meteor Shower in coming days

In the coming days in the whole territory of Russia it will be possible to observe the Lyrid Meteor Shower. The activity of the meteor shower will last until April 25. During this period, the Earth passes through a cloud of dust particles left by the tail of Comet Thatcher. As a result, dust particles crash into the Earth'

Society

Ecological clean-ups were held in Bashkiria despite rainy weather

On April 15, in Bashkortostan ecological clean-ups took place despite the rainy weather. Total, since the beginning of the ecological campaign, which started on April 8, about 182 thousand citizens of the republic have become participants of cleaning and improving activities. Over 5,000 tons of garbage were collected and transported to landfills and dump sites.

Society

Innovation Support Days will be held in Ufa

The Innovation Support Days will take place in the Bashkir capital on April 25-26. A large-scale event with participation of representatives of the Skolkovo Foundation, the Internet Initiatives Development Fund, and the Innovation Support Fund will be held in the Congress Hall building. The organizer of the Innovation Support Days is the State Committee RB for Informatization and the "Open Republic" system functioning in cooperation with the "Guide to Innovation" accelerator of innovation projects and technological start-ups.

Business

Warm spell up to 15 degrees is expected in Bashkiria

At the beginning of next week it will warm up to 15 C in the republic. At the same time rainy weather will continue in the region, the Bashkir Met Office reports. According to weather forecasters, on April 17 occasional little rains, at night with snow are expected. West winds 8-13 meters per second with gusts - up to 18 meters per second.

Society
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