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Heat wave will return to Bashkiria next week

The last week of August in Bashkiria will begin with frosts. A cold snap to -3 degrees is forecasted in the northern and mountainous regions of our republic.

On Monday, August 20, dry weather is expected. The wind will be up to 5 m/s, gusty. At night, the temperature will drop to + 4, + 9 C, in northern and mountainous regions to -1 C, isolated ground frosts of 0, -3 C, in the afternoon increasing to 16-21 C.


Seven rural health stations will be built in Bashkiria

The Order, published on the official Internet portal of legal information, amends the Republican targeted investment program.

In 2018 and in the planning period of 2019-2020, it is planned to construct rural health stations in the village of Kubiyaz of Askino district, the village of Urazaevo of Baltachevo district, the village of Sanninskoe of the Blagoveshchensk district, the village of Elan-Chishma of the Ermekeyevo district, the village of Iteevo of the Ilishevo district, the village of Bolshetuganeevo of the Kaltasy district and village of Aribashevo of Tatyshly district of Bashkortostan.


About 50 jubilee facilities are under construction - Rustem Khamitov

Currently, 50 facilities erected to the 100 anniversary of our republic are at one or another stage of construction. This was stated by the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov at a session of the Republican Organizing Committee for the preparation to the anniversary celebration.


Bashkiria athletes are preparing to perform at World Rowing and Canoeing Championships

The Portuguese Montemor-u-Velho will host the World Rowing and Canoeing Championship from August 22 to 26. Two representatives of the Bashkir sports Ilya Pervukhin and Oleg Sinyavin will compete in these competitions as part of the Russian national team.

"Oleg Sinyavin is announced in a quartet of kayakers at a distance of 1000 meters, and Ilya Pervukhin at a similar distance, but in a canoe-pair", the press service of the Ministry of Youth Policy and Sports RB informs.


Weather forecasters talked about weather for upcoming weekend

Forecasters of Bashkir Met Centre told about the weather for the coming weekend. According to meteorologists, a surge of cold and dry air masses from the polar latitudes is expected over the territory of our republic during the period from August 18 to August 20. The air temperature in these days will drop to 15-20 C in the daytime and 5-10 C at night.


751 wedding ceremonies will take place in Bashkiria on August 18

A symbolic date of the three eights became the most popular day among the newlyweds of Bashkortostan. On the coming Saturday, August 18, 2018, the registrar offices of the republic accepted 751 applications for marriage registration. Of these, 200 marriages will be registered in Ufa.


100th anniversary of Bashkortostan should become our common holiday - Rustem Khamitov

The 100th anniversary of the Republic of Bashkortostan’s formation is a significant date in the history of the Russian federalism, which should become a common holiday for all the inhabitants of the region. This was stated by the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov at a meeting of the Republican Organizing Committee for the preparation and celebration of the event.


More than 2000 fires killed 144 people in Bashkortostan year-to-date

In Bashkortostan for seven months of 2018, 144 people were killed and 149 suffered injuries of varying severity in 2125 fires. Compared to the same period, the growth is 6.6%, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation for Bashkortostan reported.


Bashkiria residents will have additional day off next week

At the beginning of next week, residents of Bashkortostan will have an additional day off in connection with the celebration of Eid al-Adha. The traditional Muslim holiday of sacrifice this year falls on Tuesday, August 21. According to the decree of the Government of the Republic dated September 27, 2017, this day is declared a non-working holiday in Bashkortostan.


Bashkortostan in top regions on new passenger cars sales

Bashkiria is in the top five of the leading regions in terms of new passenger cars market volume in the first half of the year, Autostat analysts found out. During this time, 27.2 thousand new cars were sold in the republic – by 15% more than in the same period of 2017.

The largest regional market — Moscow showed the same trend: plus 15%, 112 thousand cars were sold for six months.


Average amount of consumer loans in Bashkiria increased by 30%

The average amount of consumer loans in Bashkiria in the second quarter was 157 thousand rubles against 120.8 thousand in April-June last year. The growth is almost 30%. Such conclusions were made by analysts of the National Bureau of Credit Histories, which analyzed the data of 4,100 creditors across the country.


Weekend will bring cold snap to Bashkiria

The next Saturday, August 18, the cold snap will cover Bashkiria. At night, the thermometer bars will drop to +4 degrees. This was reported by experts of Bashkir Met Centre.

In the afternoon on the first day of the weekend, the air temperature will not rise above 21 C.


Ufa Airport passenger traffic reached two million people

The two-millionth passenger flew to Ufa Airport on August 15, 2018. Compared to 2017, this indicator was achieved a month earlier. By chance, Venera Farkhutdinova, a passenger of the Red Wings airline became a lucky person, the press service of the Ufa air hub reported.

As a gift from the Ufa airport, Venera Farkhutdinova received souvenirs and a certificate for a free parking space for a period of three months.


Salavat Yulaev won Avangard in second match of Chelyabinsk Region Governor’s Cup

The score in the match for the Chelyabinsk Region Governor’s Cup between HC Salavat Yulaev and HC Avangard was already open in the 29th second. Ufa team goalkeeper Juha Metsola missed the puck in the near corner. In the middle of the first period, Anton Burdasov equalized the score one-on-one with the goalkeeper of Omsk Karri Rämö — 1: 1.


More than 900 children remain unvaccinated against measles in Bashkiria

In connection with an outbreak of measles, residents of Bashkiria began more often to address to health care specialists in order to get vaccinated against this infectious disease. According to the Rospotrebnadzor of the republic, as of January 1, 2018, 2,687 children were registered by specialists who were not vaccinated against measles due to medical reasons and parents' refusals.


Natural population decline in Bashkiria accelerated

23,2 thousand newborns were born in Bashkortostan for half a year. For the same time, almost 26 thousand people died. The natural population decline in the region was 2,816 people, according to Bashkortostan Statistics Agency. A year ago, the number of deaths also exceeded the number of births, but the gap was less — 1720 people.


Bashkir archaeologists investigated early Middle Ages burials in Buraevo district

Archaeologists of the Institute of Ethnological Research of the Ufa Federal Research Center RAS explored burials of the early Middle Ages (7th century AD) during an expedition to Buraevo district of Bashkiria.

As the head of the archaeological study Alexander Kolonskikh told the Bashinform News Agency, the expedition lasted from July 5 to July 18.


Agricultural news: about 1/5 areas have been harvested

In mid-August, the harvest was collected at 1/5 of the acreage, the Ministry of Agriculture RB reports. This is about 380 thousand hectares of grain and leguminous crops. The average yield of grain this season is by 1.4 centner/hectar lower than the last year and amounts to 21.


UMPO increased its net profit by 30% in first half of year

The PJSC "UEC-Ufa Engine-Building Production Association" (UMPO) increased its net profit by 30% in the first half of 2018, compared to January-June of the previous year: 5.9 billion rubles against 4.5 billion. Revenues increased by one quarter, from 27, 6 billion rubles to 34.


Athlete from Ufa ran charity marathon to Izhevsk

Ivan Golikov, the Ufa native, Candidate Master of Sports in Biathlon ran a charity marathon to Izhevsk. He supported the seriously ill children with this marathon.

The runner described all his 10 day-route on his pages on social media. Ivan ran over 50 km a day.

"365 km 510 meters are behind me," Golikov wrote in the last post.


Strategy to support medical volunteering is developed in Russia

"A strategy of medical volunteering support in the subjects of the Russian Federation" will appear by 2019. Members of the All-Russian public movement "Volunteers-Medical Professionals" work on the document.

It is planned to submit its full version already in the autumn of 2018, TASS reports with reference to the chairman of the movement Pavel Savchuk.


Fire detectors will be given at birth of children in Bashkiria

In Bashkortostan, additional measures of social support for families were adopted. This was announced by the Prime Minister Rustem Mardanov at a meeting of the Government Presidium on August 14. In particular, he noted that in Bashkortostan, fire detectors will be given out free of charge to families at the birth of a child.


MES: storm warning is announced in Bashkortostan for August 15

On Wednesday, August 15, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the republic announced a storm warning with reference to the forecast of the Department for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring of Bashkiria. According to weather forecasters and rescuers, wind gusts in the region will reach 15-20 m/s.


Ufa sells most expensive honey in Russia

In honor of the Savior of the Honey Feast Day, the Yula Advertisement Service has found out what honey is the most popular in the capital of Bashkiria, and how much it costs.

It turned out that Ufa entered the top five cities with the highest honey sales per capita for the current year.


Bashkiria replenished its budgets by 248.4 billion rubles

The Federal Tax Service for Bashkortostan announced the results for seven months: 248 billion 467 million rubles were received by budgets of all levels. These are taxes and contributions for compulsory social insurance (pension contributions).

128.9 billion rubles were directed to the federal budget, 98.


Bashkir group Zaman filmed video in Netherlands

The Bashkir ethnic-group "Zaman" from Moscow released a video shot this summer in the Netherlands.

The song "Alga" (go ahead! ") was written by composer Aidar Hamzin, lyrics by Fatima Yanbaeva.

"The video was filmed on the shore of the Watt Sea, in the cities of Harlingen and Leeuwarden for two days.


Director Emir Kusturica and blogger Ilya Varlamov will come to Ufa

The director Emir Kusturica, blogger Ilya Varlamov, member of the Expert Council of the Skolkovo Foundation Sergey Zhuravlev, co-founder of the All-Russian Forum of Live Cities Lev Gordon are invited as experts to the forum of active citizens "Live Ufa", which will be held at VDNKh Expo from September 5 to 7.


Rustem Khamitov told what health facilities will appear in Ufa

Several major healthcare facilities are under construction in the capital of Bashkortostan. The Head of the Region Rustem Khamitov informed about this at a city forum dedicated to the initiatives on the capital of the republic development.

According to Rustem Khamitov, this year it is planned to begin construction of a new polyclinic of the Kuvatov Republican Clinical Hospital.


Number of people engaged in adaptive physical training and sports is growing in Bashkortostan

On August 10, a meeting with participants of the cycling marathon of visually impaired cyclists "Astana-Paris" was held in the conference hall of the Bashinform News Agency.

On August 4, 2018 within the framework of the program by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Looking to the Future: Modernizing Public Consciousness", the "Blind Race Astana — Paris" cycling marathon was launched with the participation of visually impaired and blind cyclists.


Bashkortostan intensified foreign trade

The foreign trade turnover in the region of Bashkortostan Customs activity in the first half of the year increased by 9.7%, compared to the level of January-June last year, to 2 billion 688 million US dollars. The trade balance is positive — about 1.8 billion dollars, it is stated in the statistical materials of the customs service.


New football stadium for 15 thousand seats will be built in Ufa

In Ufa, a site for the construction of a new football stadium is being chosen. The Head of Bashkortostan, Rustem Khamitov, stated this at a city forum dedicated to the initiatives to develop the capital of the republic.

“A new stadium is actually required here. The "Neftyanik" stadium helped us out for a certain period of time, but now we see that the city needs a new sports facility", Rustem Khamitov said.


Expedition creating ethnographic routes in Russia will visit Bashkiria

Today, on August 13, an expedition to create ethnographic routes in the territory of Russia arrives in Bashkortostan. It is planned that the tourist expedition will stay in the republic for three days. During this time, its participants will visit the Museum of Archeology and Ethnography ("Gold of the Sarmatians"), the Nugush reservoir.


Bashkir chak-chak amazed festival participants in Spain

In Spain, a traditional 32nd International Festival of Culture is held. In the city of Myahadas, the festival participants had an opportunity to present their national cuisine.

Peruvians cooked mojito with tequila, Russians — okroshka, Mexicans and Paraguayans — cold appetizers, Georgians — tartlets.


Bashkir Yakty-Kul in top ten most popular non-marine resorts in Russia to stay in September

The Bashkir Yakty-Kul resort entered the top ten most popular non-marine resorts in Russia for a holiday in September. The rating is compiled issuing from bookings made by tourists from September 1 to September 30, 2018, the new booking service reports.

Along with the Bashkir Yakty-Kul resort (Bannoe), three cities of the Republic of Karelia: Medvezhyegorsk, Petrozavodsk and Kondopoga, were included in the first ten non-marine resorts popular for recreation in September.


Rustem Khamitov supported bike construction program

The Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov supported a program of bicycle lanes construction. He stated this at a forum dedicated to initiatives aimed at developing the capital of our republic.

According to him, it is necessary to continue to accomplish the city, create recreational zones, develop the cycling infrastructure.


Innovative center for universities will appear in Ufa

It is planned to create an innovative center for universities in the capital of the republic. This was announced at a plenary session of the republican August meeting on education by the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov.

According to the head of the region, the innovation center is planned to be located in the premises of the former telephone equipment plant.


Schools construction and repair financing increased to 1.6 billion rubles in Bashkiria

Last year, the Government of Bashkiria allocated 1.546 billion rubles to create a modern infrastructure of educational organizations within the "Modern School" national project, and 812.5 million rubles were received from the federal budget. Three schools in Ufa were built for these funds, major repairs were carried out in 80 municipal schools, 108 state subordinated institutions and 82 sports gyms in rural schools.


Ufa VC Ural player is called up to Russian national team for World Cup preparation

The volleyball player of the Ufa club Ural was called up to the Russian national team to prepare for the World Cup. The 27-year-old middle blocker Igor Filippov was invited to the team of Sergei Shlyapnikov for the second time, the press service of the VC Ural reports.

Filippov made his debut as a member of the national team at the international tournament of the League of Nations, which he won together with partners.


"Aitugan" dance ensemble represents Bashkortostan at international festivals in Spain and Portugal

The "Aitugan" folk dance ensemble represents the Republic of Bashkortostan at international festivals in Spain and Portugal.

In Spain, the team participates in the 32nd International Festival of Culture, which takes place from August 1 to 16. Countries participating in the festival include Russia, Mexico, Georgia, Peru, Panama, Senegal, Argentina, Paraguay, and Serbia.


Weather for weekend in Bashkortostan: +25 degrees without showers

The upcoming weekend is expected to be sunny and almost without precipitation in Bashkiria. According to the weather forecasters of Bashkir Met Center, on August 11, the air temperature will be 8-13 C at night, in the afternoon reaching 21-26 C. On Sunday, August 12, the weather pattern will be practically the same: short-term small precipitations are possible in some parts of the republic, the mercury will drop to 9-14 C at night and reach 22-27 C in the daytime.


Going in for sports may become cheaper: "sport" tax deduction can be introduced in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the Government to work out an issue of the social tax deduction for physical culture and health services. The corresponding order is published on the Kremlin's website, RIA Novosti reports.

"To explore the possibility of extending the social tax deductions provided for by the Article 219 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation regarding the amounts paid by the taxpayer in the tax period for the sports and health services rendered", it is stated in the report.


Bashkortostan is in top ten regions in terms of construction volumes - Rustem Khamitov

The Republic of Bashkortostan is one of the ten leading regions in Russia in terms of construction works. This was announced by Rustem Khamitov during a solemn awarding ceremony dedicated to the Day of the Builder.

“Our republic has always been and will be one of the ten largest regions of the country in terms of construction works volume,” said the head of Bashkortostan.


Chaliapin Contest Grand Prix will amount to 350 thousand rubles in Ufa

Applications for the 2nd F. Chaliapin International Vocal Contest can be submitted for 10 more days until August 20.

Young vocalists are invited to participate in the contest. Participants will be selected by the sent video. The competition consists of two rounds: arias and romances, accompanied by pianoforte and arias accompanied by a symphony orchestra.


Zemfira will perform at LiveFest Summer music festival in Sochi

The singer Zemfira will perform at the LiveFest Summer music festival, which will be held in Sochi at Rosa Khutor high mountain resort on August 11.

Apart from Zemfira, the Therr Maitz and Pompeya groups, the poet and musician Delfin, are announced among the artists and guests of the festival.


FC Ufa won HC Progress in third round of Europa League qualification

As predicted by bookmakers and football experts, Ufa turned out to be a favorite in the match of the third qualifying round of the Europa League against Progres. The Luxembourg club from the first minutes started a defensive game and waited for mistakes to be made by the host team.


How many parties will be elected to Bashkortostan State Assembly?

On September 9, residents of Bashkiria will go to polling stations to choose a new composition of the republican parliament. In total, 110 people are to be elected — half by party lists, half by single-mandate constituencies. In practice, it will be implemented in the following way: all those who come to the polling station will receive two ballots — one with an indication of the parties, and the other – with the names of the candidates.


Bashkortostan residents again warned of squally wind

On Friday, August 10, a storm warning will continue to cover the territory of Bashkiria. This is reported on the official website of the Ministry of Emergency Situations for Bashkortostan.

"It is expected occasional light rains, increasing to moderate in the east, with thunderstorms at night.


Monument to Rudolf Nureyev will be opened in Kazan

In Kazan on the Day of the City and the Republic of Tatarstan on August 30, it is planned to open a monument to ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev, who began his creative career in Bashkortostan. This is reported by "Tatar-Inform" news agency referring to the chief architect of Kazan Tatyana Prokofieva.


Bashkortostan tourism potential will be presented in Japan

In autumn 2018, a presentation of Bashkortostan tourism opportunities will take place in Japan. Rustem Khamitov, the Head of the Republic, said this during a meeting with Tokuro Furuya, Plenipotentiary Minister of the Japanese Embassy in Russia.

"In September, a presentation of the tourism potential of the Republic of Bashkortostan will be held in Japan.


Obtaining state support procedure will be simplified for investors in Bashkortostan

The republic has developed a package of amendments to laws aimed at increasing the transparency and quality of decision-making in the field of investment and innovation activities stimulating. The Deputy Minister of Finance of the Republic of Bashkortostan Lira Igtysamova informed about this at a meeting of the Public Council on improving the investment climate and export development under the Head of Bashkortostan.


Japan journalists will be shown tourist opportunities of Bashkortostan

From August 31 to September 5, a press tour for representatives of Japanese media will be organized in Bashkiria, within the framework of which journalists will get acquainted with the tourist infrastructure of Ufa, as well as major republican tourist sites.

The sanatorium-and-spa system of the republic represents itself a significant health-improving complex, which includes about 100 departmental sanatoria and health resorts, total with more than 250 recreational facilities.


Air temperature will drop to +9 degrees in Bashkiria

On Thursday, August 9, a storm warning will continue to operate in Bashkiria. Gusts of wind will reach 21-26 m/s. There is a high probability of showers, hail and thunderstorms in some areas. Rains are expected in the republic.

"The air temperature at night is 9-14 C, in the afternoon 14-19 C, in the south +24 C", explained the weather forecasters of the Bashkir Meteorological Center.


Deputies submitted draft law on gasoline prices state regulation to Duma

Deputies from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma a draft law that proposes to introduce state regulation of gasoline and diesel fuel prices, RIA Novosti reports citing the database of the lower house of the parliament. The document provides that from the beginning of 2019 the Government will be able to set a maximum price for fuel.


Japanese Yasuhisa Toyota will work over new concert hall in Ufa

A well-known Japanese engineer, an expert in acoustics will participate in the work on a new concert hall in Ufa. The Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov informed about this during a meeting with Tokuro Furuya, Plenipotentiary Minister of the Embassy of Japan in Russia.

"Just a few days ago our delegation was in Japan.


Bashkiria Representative Office hosted meeting with Chinese journalists in Moscow

The Plenipotentiary Representative Office of the Republic of Bashkortostan under the President of the Russian Federation in Moscow met with a group of journalists from the Chinese province of Shandong.

The meeting was organized with the support and participation of the BRICS TV channel and NP Most, the Russian-Chinese association in the field of economic, scientific, technical, humanitarian and cultural cooperation.


Bashneft doubled its net profit in first half of 2018

In the first half of 2018, PJSOC Bashneft showed very good financial results. Despite the constraints on the volume of production, the company under Rosneft's management demonstrated a significant increase in EBITDA and net profit.

The "pre-tax profit" index of Bashneft according to the international standards of financial reporting increased by 17.

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