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17 June, Monday

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Exhibition devoted to prisoners of war who died in German concentration camps opens in Ufa

On the eve of the Day of Memory and Grief, on June 18, the “Forgotten Names” exhibition opens in the National Museum of the Republic of Bashkortostan, dedicated to prisoners of war who died in German concentration camps. The exhibition is organized based on the materials transmitted to the museum by the leadership of the military history club "Severnye Amury".


Human rights activist Zulfiya Gaisina is nominated for post of head of Bashkiria

A human rights activist and lawyer Zulfiya Gaisina is nominated for the post of head of Bashkiria from the Yabloko party. The leader of its Bashkortostan branch Albert Husainov told about this the Bashinform News Agency.

According to him, the decision was made at an extraordinary conference of the regional branch of the party on June 15.


Six schools from Bashkiria hit best Russian information technology schools rating

The RAEX rating agency (RAEX-Analytics), at the initiative of SIBINTEK, for the first time prepared a rating of the best Russian information technology schools. It includes six schools from Bashkortostan.

In the course of the work on the rating, information was collected about almost 30 thousand graduates of more than 8 thousand Russian schools enrolled in 2018 in the best universities specialized in IT areas.


34.4 billion rubles will be allocated to stimulate birth rate in Bashkiria

As part of the “Demography” national project, Bashkortostan will receive 34.4 billion rubles to improve the quality of life of older citizens, stimulate birth rates, and increase the number of people leading a healthy lifestyle. This funds will be directed to the monthly payment in connection with the birth (adoption) of the first child to families whose average per capita income does not exceed 1.


Radiy Khabirov: “State is the main creator of meanings on the Internet”

In Ufa, the digital revolution is being discussed at the “Digital in Kurultay” Conference. Leaders of digital media and those who determine the information agenda in the country have arrived in the capital of Bashkiria.

The Acting Head of the republic also spoke to the audience and shared his opinion on the role of the Internet in everyday life.


Exhibition by Peruvian photographer Renzo Grande takes place in Ufa

The exhibition of the Peruvian photographer Renzo Grande takes place in Ufa as part of the 9th photo festival “We Are Your Children, Planet Earth”.

The name of the exhibition in the language of the most ancient Indian people, Quechua sounds like Peru Munaskay, which means “My Beautiful Peru”.


Radiy Khabirov is registered as candidate for post of Head of Bashkiria

On June 14, the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Bashkortostan received documents on a candidate for the post of the Head of the Republic of Bashkortostan Radiy Faritovich Khabirov, nominated by the All-Russian political party "UNITED RUSSIA", the official website of the Republican Central Election Commission reports.


Ufa residents will see unique world-class pyrotechnic show at "Heart of Eurasia"

On June 14, within the framework of the “Heart of Eurasia” International Art Festival, a concert will be held for the 100th anniversary of the republic “Go Ahead, Bashkortostan! ”, which will end with a unique pyrotechnic show.

The sky of the city will be decorated with thousands of lights in the colors of the national flag of Bashkortostan.


Chishminsky sugar plant waste will cease poisoning environment

Waste from beets processing from the Chishminsky sugar plant will no longer poison the environment. Here it is planned to start producing granulated pulp from waste. Products will be exported to other countries. The investment project was presented to the head of the republic in the Government House on June 13.


"Bashkir Encyclopedia" received a diploma of "Red Square" Book Festival

“The Bashkir Encyclopedia in 7 Volumes”, published in the Bashkir language, became the winner in the nomination the Best Vocabulary Encyclopedic Edition at the 5th Red Square Book Festival.

Bashkir encyclopedias for the third time are recognized as the best publications of Russia at this book forum.


Radiy Khabirov instructed to encourage doctors for early detection of cardiovascular diseases

In Bashkortostan, a program to encourage district doctors, who will detect cardiovascular diseases at an early stage as part of the regular follow-up will be developed. Radiy Khabirov, the Acting Head of Bashkortostan, gave such an instruction to the regional Ministry of Public Health following the results of the “Health Hour” session, which took place at the Republican Cardiology Center yesterday.


Ufa pilot Yuri Nevsky became second at Russia Drift Series South stage

Ufa pilot Yuri Nevsky became the second at the Russia Drift Series South stage, which took place in Voronezh on June 2. The Russia Drift Series are multi-stage official drift competitions that have been held in Russia since 2009.

The competitions are held in three different series — South, West, and GP (Gran Prix).


Construction of Republican Cardiology Center's surgical building begins in July

On July 4, construction of the new surgical building of the Republican Cardiology Center will begin. The Interim Chairman of the State Committee for Construction and Architecture Marat Akhmadullin told this at a visiting meeting in the “Healthcare Hour” format, which was held today at the Republican Cardiology Center.


Nadezhda Babkina, Argymak, Bi-2 opened Heart of Eurasia festival in Ufa

The Fifth International Art Festival “Heart of Eurasia” opened in Ufa. The holiday in open-air format was launched on a big scale. From the very beginning, all the slopes of the Ufa amphitheater were full of people. According to the organizers, the number of visitors reached 45 thousand people on the first night of the festival.


International parade in national costumes broke last year record in Ufa

An international parade in national costumes took place in Ufa. On the Day of Russia, the Day of the city and the birthday of Salavat Yulaev in the capital of Bashkortostan, a grand parade opened the "Heart of Eurasia" International Art Festival.

A year ago, on June 9, 2018, a record for the most massive round dance in national costumes was set in Ufa.


First Terra Bashkiria Harley Fest took place in Ufa

The first large-scale motor festival of Bashkiria under the auspices of Harley-Davidson with the intriguing name “Terra Bashkiria Harley Fest” took place in Ufa.

It was held as part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Republic of Bashkortostan and was dedicated to the second anniversary of the Ufa branch of the world motor community of Harley-Davidson owners — HOG (Harley Owners Group) — Ufa Stingers Chapter Russia.


Investment in agriculture exceeded 100 billion rubles in Bashkiria

The agro-industrial complex of Bashkortostan is the leader among the industries of the region in terms of the attracted investments volume. The Deputy Minister of Agriculture RB Yury Lysov noted at a press conference organized by the publication Kommersant Bashkortostan that the amount of investments was more than 100 billion rubles.


Ufa Salavat Yulaev signed forward Eduard Gimatov

The hockey Salavat Yulaev club will be strengthened by a trainee of the Salavat Yulaev sports school, Eduard Gimatov. The 25-year-old striker signed a contract with his own club for two years.

In the season 2018/19, the forward played 13 matches for the club, in which he scored a goal in the playoff series against Avtomobilist.


Bashkiria in federal media: French companies have already chosen Ufa while Germans are exploring region’s potential

According to Stroygazeta, the head of the Ministry of Construction of Russia, Vladimir Yakushev, within the framework of the SPIEF, discussed with the CEO SUEZ Group of Companies Bertrand Camus the prospects for cooperation in creating “smart cities”. Cooperation with the French company has been carried out since July 2018 within the framework of the Russian-French working group “Sustainable and smart cities”.


Radiy Khabirov is nominated for head of Bashkiria post by United Russia

Yesterday at a conference of the regional branch of United Russia, it was decided to nominate Radiy Khabirov as a party candidate for the post of the head of Bashkortostan in the elections on September 8.

All four candidates who participated in the preliminary voting procedure presented their programs to the conference participants.


Bashkiria has credit capacity at the same level as YNAD and Tatarstan

The Expert RA rating agency has raised a credit rating of Bashkiria on the national scale to the level “ruААА”, the outlook is “stable”. The confirmed rating reflects a high level of financial reliability and sustainability.

According to analysts of the agency, high rates of budget balance, stable liquidity, as well as a low level of debt burden had a positive impact on the rating.


First resident is registered at "Neftekamsk" PDA in Bashkiria

The information appeared on the official website of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia about the inclusion of another investor from Bashkiria – “Intercub” LLC ZIK in the register of the priority development areas residents.

As explained by the press service of the republican Ministry of Economic Development, "Intercub" became the first resident of the "Neftekamsk" PDA.


Zemfira supported journalist Ivan Golunov

Zemfira supported the arrested reporter of Medusa, Ivan Golunov. The inscription “Freedom to Ivan Golunov” on the black background is posted on the official website of the singer.

Many media personalities have already expressed support for the journalist, including Andrei Makarevich, Boris Grebenshchikov, Konstantin Khabensky, and others.


Bashkirs of Canada took part in Taste of Russia Festival for first time

The traditional Taste of Russia-2019 Festival was held in Toronto (Canada). The event is held for the fourth time. The Kurultay of the Bashkirs of Canada, which is a new division of the World Kurultai of the Bashkirs, took part in it for the first time.

Russians, Bashkirs, Tatars, Armenians, Belarusians gathered at the event.


Ufa welcomed Italian cyclist traveling from Moscow to Vladivostok

900 km in 90 days, or "To know to understand". A 69-year-old Italian Francesca Filippi is traveling by bike from Moscow to Vladivostok. Residents of Bashkortostan met the traveler on the outskirts of Kazan last Friday. There she told about her “mission” to the staff of the Salavat Drama Theater.


Russian volleyball team beat Italians at Ufa Arena

The final match of the Russian stage of the Volleyball League of Nations started with full stands of the Ufa-Arena. The Russian national team met with Italian players. The first set was tense, in which the hosts of the tournament struggled, but snatched a victory. The set ended with a score of 29:27.


Warm weather is expected in Bashkortostan in coming days

Summer heat days are coming in Bashkortostan. According to the Bashkir Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring Department, cloudy weather is expected on June 10. The weather will be dry; light intermittent rains and thunderstorms will be possible in the northern regions in the afternoon.


Bashkiria signed agreements worth almost 11 billion rubles on second day of SPIEF-2019

On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the Republic of Bashkortostan signed six agreements, of which three were investment contracts worth 10.8 billion rubles.

Among the most significant agreements was the construction of the Sibayskaya substation, the development of power generation for power supply to remote and isolated consumers, including renewable energy sources by the Rosatom Corporation.


Ufa will celebrate its 445th anniversary with fireworks

On June 12, Ufa will celebrate three holidays at once — the 445th birthday of the city, the 265th anniversary of the birth of Salavat Yulaev and the Day of Russia. On this day, mass festivities are planned in the capital of the republic in all districts of the city.


Bashkiria Government has concluded cooperation agreement with Rosatom

The Government of Bashkortostan has concluded an agreement on cooperation with Rosatom state corporation. The document was signed by the Acting Head of Bashkortostan Radiy Khabirov and Rosatom CEO Alexei Likhachev at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

It concerns the implementation of measures aimed at ensuring reliable and high-quality power supply to consumers of Bashkortostan to attract new investors to the republic, in particular, due to the multiple decrease in the time of substations construction with the use of modular solutions implemented by enterprises of Rosatom state corporation.


Bashkiria authorities have concluded agreement on interest-free loan with Monotowns Development Fund

On June 6, on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the Acting Head of Bashkortostan, Radiy Khabirov, and the Deputy Chairman of VEB.RF, General Director of the Monotowns Development Fund, Irina Makieva signed an agreement on the participation of the Fund in financing the investment project of the region in the form of an interest-free loan.


Bashkiria Government has signed cooperation agreement with PJSC "KAMAZ"

The Government of Bashkortostan and PJSC KamAZ concluded a cooperation agreement on the implementation of the national project “Labor Productivity and Employment Support” at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which opened on June 6. The document was signed by the Acting Head of Bashkortostan, Radiy Khabirov, and the company's CEO, Sergei Kogogin.


Beach, football arena, sewage treatment plant - new investment projects were considered by Ufa City Hall

Three new investment projects were considered at the next “Investment Hour” session in the administration of Ufa. Thus, LLC Schmidt plans to build a biogas complex as an element of the wastewater treatment plant. The total cost of the project is 400 million rubles. For its implementation, the company needs assistance with the allocation of the site directly next to the treatment facilities of Ufavodokanal municipal company.


400 million rubles will be spent for head of region elections in Bashkiria

Four hundred million rubles were allocated from the budget of the republic to conduct an election campaign of the head of Bashkortostan, as well as deputies of local councils. The Chairman of the CEC of Bashkiria Ilona Makarenko at a press conference in the Bashinform News Agency said that the commission had asked the regional government about another 7-8 million rubles for the rental of ballot processing systems (KOIBs).


Bashkiria signed first agreements at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

The Republic of Bashkortostan signed the first cooperation agreements in various fields at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which opened on June 6.

The first document in a row was the signing of an Action Plan for the implementation of an agreement between the Governments of Bashkortostan and Tatarstan on trade, economic, scientific, technical and cultural cooperation for the years 2019-2022.


Radiy Khabirov led Bashkiria delegation at St. Petersburg Economic Forum

The Acting Head of Bashkortostan Radiy Khabirov headed the official delegation of the republic at the 23rd St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which takes place from June 6 to 8.

The head of the republic will take part in a plenary meeting of the forum “Forming the Sustainable Development Agenda”, an energy panel session, and will speak at a business discussion “Sport for Everybody: World Trends and Business Approach.


Bashkiria presented best practices in waste management at SPIEF-2019

The delegation of Bashkortostan presented its experience in implementing the “garbage reform” at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

The official opening of the forum will take place on June 6, but several events already took place as part of the “zero” day of the SPIEF-2019, the main topic of which was solid municipal waste disposal.


Rosprirodnadzor head spoke about environmental situation improvement in Sibay

The ecological situation in the city of Sibay, where a high-alert regime has been in effect since December 2018 due to smog and smell of sulfur, is no longer so critical. Svetlana Radionova, the head of Rosprirodnadzor (Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resource Usage), told about it on the sidelines of the St.


Famous Polish director Krzysztof Zanussi will visit “Silver Akbuzat” in Ufa

The world cinema classic, an outstanding Polish film director, screenwriter and producer Krzysztof Zanussi arrives in Ufa to close the 4th International Film Festival Silver Akbuzat. He will be the guest of honor of the festival.

Krzysztof Zanussi is the winner of 62 prestigious awards, including three prizes of festivals in Cannes, Locarno, and Moscow, the prize of the Berlinale, Rotterdam, and Tokyo shows.


HC Salavat Yulaev exchanged defender Sergienko with Dynamo

The ice hockey club Salavat Yulaev announced another transfer news. The defender Yuri Sergienko went to Dynamo Moscow in exchange for monetary compensation and rights to the Colorado Avalanche (NHL) player Sergei Boykov.

“Four adult pairs of defense players were formed in the team — a bit too much, so we met Yura Sergienko’s wants, who could be an 8–9 defender,” the club press service quotes the Salavat Yulaev sports director Vasily Chizhov.


Jeff Monson supported project of “Federation” sports school in Ufa

During his visit to Ufa, a legendary fighter, world champion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Jeff Monson supported the project of the sports and management school "Federation". He also joined its board of trustees.

“I opened two sports schools of martial arts, in Krasnogorsk and in Lugansk, children attend them for free.


Famous bee flower-bed was decorated with flowers in Ufa

In Ufa, for the summer season, one of the most famous urban art objects was formed — a giant flower bee on Gafuri Street. As always, the employees of Gorzelenkhoz planted several types of ornamental plants on it, which will bloom until late autumn. Last week, the same bee figure was decorated on the Monument of Friendship.


Pobeda Airlines will open flights from Ufa to St. Petersburg

The Russian low-coster agreed with the Ufa Airport to make daily flights from the capital of Bashkiria to St. Petersburg. The airline plans to start flights to the northern capital since September 17.

From June 12, Pobeda Airlines will start operating regular flights from Ufa to Moscow.


Ethnic-folklore festival "Heirs of Sarmatians" will be held at Mount Toratau on June 15

On June 15, at the foot of Mount Toratau in the Ishimbay district, an Ethnic-Folklore festival "Heirs of the Sarmatians" will be held. The Heirs of the Sarmatians is a festival that introduces the ancient and mysterious culture of the Sarmatian people, the ancestors of the population of the steppe part of Eastern Europe, the press service of the State Committee for Entrepreneurship and Tourism reports.


International Art Festival "Heart of Eurasia" invites Ufa residents to ball

This year, as part of the International Art Festival “Heart of Eurasia”, a new event will be held — “First Ball”. The organizers invite residents and guests of the capital to join the dancers.

The “First Ball” will be held on June 13 in the Ufa Amphitheater behind the “Toratau” Congress Hall and will precede the “Symphonic Night”, the press service of the Ministry of Culture RB reported.


Eid al-Fitr holiday took place in Ufa

The republican Eid al-Fitr celebrations were held in the "Vatan" Ethnic Park on June 4.

A concert with the participation of well-known pop singers and groups, a halal fair, a prize draw took place for the guests of the festival, as well as everyone could taste pilaf and tea free of charge.


Bashkiria head named "Mratkino" ski resort investor

The Acting Head of Bashkiria, Radiy Khabirov, announced that it an investor for the Mratkino ski resort development in the Beloretsk district had been found.

“We managed to find an investor for Mratkino. It is the “Sadovoe Koltso” company, well-known in the country.


Radiy Khabirov thanked Ufa Airport for organizing flights to Vienna

On June 3, the first flight Ufa — Vienna was performed. This morning 84 people departed to the capital of Austria on UT flight No. 731.

“We need a direct flight to Europe. A decision that we will have a direct flight to Vienna was made taking into account our active connections that are being established now with the Austrian Republic.

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