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23 February, Thursday

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MONTHLY REPORT

Small enterprises turnover was 1.77 trillion rubles in Bashkortostan in 2016

The State Committee RB for Entrepreneurship and Tourism summed up the year results. According to the data announced at the board of the committee, as of January 1, 2017 in the republic there were more than 131 thousand business entities (of which 2,677 small businesses, 41934 microenterprises, 367 medium-sized enterprises, 86103 sole traders)

Business

Bashkortostan State Assembly Speaker solves migration problems of Europe in Athens

The Chairman of the State Assembly of Bashkortostan Konstantin Tolkachev took part in the session of the Committee of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe's on Monitoring, which takes place in Athens, Greece. The agenda of the meeting included a number of reports on the situation of local and regional democracy in Finland, Iceland, Estonia and Malta, as well as observation of elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Politics

Cheese Fair is held in Ufa

On February 22, the next cheese fair by local producers will take place in Ufa. According to the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture RB, Bashkir cheesemakers will offer the most variable products to Ufa residents. Among them there is halloumi, Greek feta cheese, cheese with white mold, semi-hard rennet cheese from whole goat'

Business

Best-selling model of used car became known in Bashkiria

Analysts of Autostat Info company made a rating of the most receptive regional markets based on the study of the secondary car market in January 2017. Moscow remains the leader of the rating. The most popular model in the Moscow market of used cars was Ford Focus. This model is also popular in the Moscow Region - the second place in the rating.

Business

Most popular presents on February 23 and March 8

The HeadHunter website (hh.ru) conducted a study on gifts presented in companies on the eve of February 23 and March 8. It turned out that representatives of mining industry congratulate their employees on the Defender of the Fatherland Day most of all. More than 90 percent of them indicated that their companies decided to mark the February 23 and March 8 that is presenting gifts and arranging a buffet table.

Society

Plane skidded off runway in Ufa Airport

In Ufa Airport a plane of Saratov Airlines company skidded off the runway for not more than 50 m. The incident occurred on February 20 at 21.15, the spokesperson of the air hub Tatiana Rizwan reports. "The flight followed the route Novy Urengoy - Ufa. The passengers were not injured. The evacuation was carried out normally, through the emergency exits", the airport informs.

Justice/Crime

Two vacancies are accounted for every unemployed Ufa resident

About two vacant jobs are accounted for every unemployed Ufa resident now. In the Bashkir capital there are about six thousand unemployed registered in the employment service. The city job bank contains information on 11.4 thousand jobs offered by employers at the Labour exchange. Total 6.6 thousand Ufa residents are registered in the employment service.

Business

More than 2 million energy-saving lamps are disposed in Bashkiria

In Bashkortostan for a year of the All-Russian Social environmental project "Ecobox" implementation it was managed to safely dispose more than 2 million energy-saving lamps, the Ministry of Ecology RB reports. Currently, more than 1.2 thousand eco-boxes are established in the territory of 23 municipalities in the region.

Society

Ufa native Anton Babikov’s prize money at last World Championships are announced

Prize money, which will be received by the biathlete from Bashkortostan, the Ufa native Anton Babikov and his teammates at the end of the World Cup in Hochfilzen, Austria are announced. According to championat.com , Anton Shipulin earned the greatest sum among Russians - 19.75 thousand euro. Total the Russian team will receive 51 thousand euro: Irina Staryh - 8.

Sport

Warm spell to +2 degrees is expected in Bashkiria

It is expected warm weather in the republic in the next three days. According to the Bashkir Department for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring, the weather in the region will be determined with cyclonic activity. Forecasters predict light wet snow, sometimes to moderate in some areas with blizzards and glaze effects.

Society

Ufa native Anton Babikov will take part at 7th World Cup Biathlon

The Russian biathlon team is announced at the 7th World Cup in South Korean Pyeongchang, which will be held from March 2 to 5. The structure of the men's team includes the Ufa native Anton Babikov. Also Anton Shipulin, Evgeniy Garanichev, Maxim Tsvetkov, Yuriy Shopin and Timur Makhambetov are announced as participants.

Sport

Bashkortostan takes 49th place in mobile accessibility in our country

The republic dropped from 36 to 49th place among the subjects of the Russian Federation in the rating of mobile accessibility, the RBC-Ufa reports according to analysts. The rating takes into account the average cost of package of services of mobile operators and incomes. The mobile telephony was the cheapest, as well as the last year, in the Tyumen region.

Business

Singer Alfiya Karimova gave a solo concert in London

The opera singer Alfiya Karimova gave a solo concert in London. Together with the pianist, singer, composer and producer Eugenia Terentyeva she performed classical Russian romances by Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov and Tchaikovsky. The Alfiya Karimova’s concert opened the 4th International Performing Arts Festival "Stars of Albion.

Culture

Rustem Khamitov congratulated biathlete Anton Babikov on his victory at Biathlon World Championships

On February 18, the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov in a telephone conversation congratulated the Russian biathlete, Ufa resident Anton Babikov on his victory in a relay race as part of the men's team at the world championships held in the Austrian Hochfilzen. The Head of the Republic noted that he had wished the athlete to become an Olympic champion and world champion during their meeting in spring 2016.

Sport

Rustem Khamitov presented state awards of Russian Federation and Republic of Bashkortostan

On February 17, the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov presented state awards of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Bashkortostan. Professional achievements of 50 employees of industry, energy, construction, housing and utilities, forestry, agriculture, public service, municipal management, rescue services, legal, banking and social services, business and trade, physical education and sports, press and media, culture and art were marked with orders, marks of distinction, honourary diplomas, titles and certificates of gratitude.

Society

Sberbank announced mortgage interest rate reduction since February 20

On February 20, Sberbank will reduce the rate on the mortgage by 1 percentage point, to 10.9 percent. According to «Izvestiya», this rate will be valid in case of acquisition of housing from developers. In case of buying real estate in the secondary market - the rate will be in the range 10,75-12,25 percent.

Business

Russia's first Geopark is proposed to be established in north-east region of Bashkiria

The Ministry of Ecology of Bashkortostan has proposed to implement the Russia's first pilot project on creating a geopark under the auspices of UNESCO in the northeast region of Bashkiria. The idea to establish in the republic a new kind of protected area was announced during a working meeting of the Head of the Region with the executive secretary of the Russian Federation Commission for UNESCO Affairs Grigory Ordzhonikidze.

Society

100 branches of Virtual Concert Hall operate in Bashkiria

In Bashkortostan there are 100 branches of Virtual Concert Hall. They include except Ufa, 62 municipalities of the republic. 141 cultural institutions, including cultural centres, cinemas, libraries meet the requirements that are necessary for functioning of the project. The upcoming concert with the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Yuriy Simonov will be held on March 4.

Culture

Ugra secured playoff for Salavat Yulaev

An important including for Salavat Yulaev (Ufa) match of regular chmapionship of the Kontinental Hockey League's ninth season completed in Khanty-Mansiysk. Local Ugra in overtime beat Sibir (Novosibirsk) - 3: 2, thus depriving it of the last chance to outperform the Ufa club in the standings (

Sport

New sports facilities construction is planned in Bashkortostan

In Bashkortostan, it is planned to build new modern sports facilities. This was stated by the Head of the Republic Rustem Khamitov at the extended board meeting of the Ministry of Youth and Sports RB. “Now in the framework of public-private partnership projects are being implemented for the development of the "Mratkino" ski resort, construction of the tennis facility in Yakutov Park,” said the Head of the Region.

Sport

Mass sports should be paid more attention - Rustem Khamitov

Bashkortostan should more actively develop mass sport, since there is now a definite bias towards high performance sport in the republic. This was stated by the Head of the Region Rustem Khamitov at the extended board meeting of the Ministry of Youth and Sports RB. The Head of the Republic said that following the results of the All-Russian contest for the best organization of sports and sports activities Bashkortostan took the 45th place in the country in mass sport development, and the eighth in high performance sport.

Sport

Bashkiria Embassy in Moscow hosted meeting of Russian Small and Medium-Sized Cities Association

An annual meeting of the Small and Medium-Sized Cities Association of Russia, which includes and Bashkortostan took place in the conference hall of the Plenipotentiary Representative Office RB under the President of the Russian Federation in Moscow. Our republic was represented at the meeting by the head of Sterlitamak city administration Vladimir Kulikov and the State Duma deputy Alexey Izotov.

Society

Young talents will present Bashkortostan at sixteenth Youth Delphic Games in Russia

Young talents will present Bashkortostan at the sixteenth Youth Delphic Games of Russia. The quota for the region is 20 people. The selection rounds were attended by students of Secondary Special Music College, Rudolf Nureyev’s Bashkir Choreographic College, the Ufa College of Arts, Sibai College of Arts, Almuhametov’s Republican Gymnasium, Ufa Music School No.

Culture

Volunteers created separate waste collection map in Ufa

The initiative group of volunteers of the "Lifestyle" centre has decided to create a map of the separate waste collection in the city of Ufa during the Year of Environment. They called this public project - "Clean Life". The project supposes organizing a whole range of measures to ensure that, firstly, every resident of Ufa can come to a particular site and easily junk waste paper, plastic, batteries and other types of waste.

Year of Environment Protection

Abzakovo ski resort in Bashkortostan is leader among Russian winter resorts

The Bashkortostan Abzakovo ski resort located in the Beloretsk District is among the leaders for the upcoming winter holidays in February. The hotels search service RoomGuru.ru defined the most popular Russian ski resorts. The rating was made according to hotel accommodation bookings from February 23 to 26.

Society

Audio books by Mustai Karim will be recorded in Ufa

In Ufa audio books on the works by Mustai Karim will be recorded. The grant of the Head of Bashkortostan for the project implementation was received by the M. Karim National Youth Theatre RB. The idea to record works by Mustafa Safich was suggested by the theatre director, the Honoured Artist of the Republic of Bashkortostan Azat Ziganshin.

Culture

More than 260 thousand families received maternity capital in Bashkiria

In Bashkortostan for 10 years of the maternity capital program existence certificates were issued to more than 260 thousand families. Of these, more than 138 thousand families fully disposed of these funds. Initially, it was possible to dispose of funds in three areas: improvement of living conditions, education of children and future mother pension.

Business

Konstantin Tolkachev represents Russia in Council of Europe’s Committee in Athens

The Chairman of the State Assembly of Bashkortostan Konstantin Tolkachev takes part in the session of the Committee of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe's on Monitoring, which takes place in Athens, Greece. It is scheduled to consider the Congress documents on the state of democracy at local and regional levels in the countries - members of the Council of Europe at the session.

Politics

Street will be named in honour of "golden coach" Sergey Mikhalev in Ufa

In Ufa in honour of Sergey Mikhalev, the "golden coach" of the Hockey Club Salavat Yulaev a street will be named. This initiative was put forward by fans of the hockey club in the official group of the Kirov district of Ufa, RBC-Ufa reports. Leaders of the Ufa City Council stated that there was no reason to dismiss the initiative.

Sport

Rustem Khamitov: "Currently it is impossible to build environmentally harmful enterprise"

The final board of the Ministry of Ecology of Bashkortostan took place in Ufa, which was attended by the Head of the Republic Rustem Khamitov. He marked several global trends, which corresponded to the situation in the republic. The Head of the Republic gave examples of how modern technology reduced the risk of environmental contamination: "The number of vehicles has increased many times.

Politics

Bashkiria is among leaders in birth rate in national rating

The "Sober Russia" federal project and the expert-analytical centre of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation compiled a national birth rate rating, the "Izvestia" reports . At the end of 2016 Tuva, Chechnya and Ingushetia became the leaders, Leningrad, Pskov and Magadan Regions – the outsiders.

Society

Bashkortostan drummers and majorettes ensemble will take part in carnival in France

The ensemble of drummers and majorettes "Derzhava" of M. Akmulla Bashkir State Pedagogical University will participate in the traditional annual International Carnival in France. The festival will be held in Nice from February 17 to 23. A proposal for participation was received from the mayor's office of the French city, the Baton Twirling and Majorettes Federation, the Association of Majorettes and Drummers of Russia.

Society

"Petersburg Seasons" Festival will be held in Ufa for the first time

On March 1-3, Ufa for the first time will host the "Petersburg Seasons. 2017". Ballet stars of the Mariinsky and Mikhailovsky Theatres will take part in them. Lectures about art related to the Russian Museum, modern jazz improvisational art are scheduled as part of the events. "St. Petersburg is known as one of the world'

Culture

BST Channel has won first place in "City in Media Mirror" International Competition

The "Telecentre" program by BST Channel took the first place in the "City in Media Mirror" International Competition. It was the best in the "Safe City" category. Two programs were sent for the competition - "Dangerous Neighbourhood" and "Safe Bus Stops". "The first program raised the issue of non-residential premises location in apartment houses in Ufa.

Society

Cut forests are being fully restored in Bashkiria

In Bashkortostan the cut forests are almost completely being restored. Reforestation of clear-cut harvesting areas amounted to 98 percent in 2016 with planned 82. This was announced at the final board of the Ministry by the Minister of Forestry RB Dinir Akhmedyanov. The volume of timber harvesting amounted to 33 percent with planned 31.

Business

Average petrol prices became known in Ufa

The Bashkortostan Statistics Agency published average consumer prices for certain types of petroleum products in Ufa. According to a sample weekly monitoring as of February 13, the average price of diesel fuel amounted to 38.28 rubles per liter. A liter of 76 RON (80 RON) costs an average of 33.

Business

HC Salavat Yulaev won Ak Bars having increased its chances for playoffs 2017

A second to last match of the regular championship of the ninth KHL season took place in Ufa yesterday. HC Salavat Yulaev beat HC Ak Bars (Kazan) with the score 3: 1. All goals were scored in the first period by Igor Grigorenko, Alexander Nesterov and Alexander Loginov. The Ufa team scored 85 points and reached the sixth place, which guarantees meeting with the same Ak Bars in the first round of the playoffs.

Sport

Bashkiria - among leading regions in terms of mortality reducing

Bashkortostan is marked among the leading regions in terms of mortality decline. Positive demographic indicators were registered in 67 Russian regions. The data were presented during a telephone conference with the regions on the demographic situation chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets.

Society

Rustem Khamitov: "Environmental situation in republic is stable"

On February 14, the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov delivered a speech at the board of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology RB. During the meeting, the results of the ministry’s work in 2016 were announced, and priorities for the coming period were defined. “The environmental situation in the republic and the country as a whole is stable.

Society

Lovers married on air of "Yuldash" radio on Valentine's Day

A wedding was held on the air of the Bashkir "Yuldash" radio in Ufa. As promised, the young people registered their relationship on the Valentine's Day. The wedding ceremony was broadcast live during the "Getting Up in the Morning" program. The TV and Radio Company "Bashkortostan" presented the newlyweds a trip to the "Yakty-Kul" Bashkir resort.

Society

Ufa population exceeded 1,125,000 people

As of January 1, the population of the Bashkir capital amounted to 1,125,612 people. It is by 4183 or by 0.4 percent more than a year ago. Currently Ufa is home to nearly 28 percent of the Bashkortostan population. Of the total urban population of the republic Ufa accounts for about 44 percent, it was reported at a daily briefing in the city administration.

Society

Salary expectations among majority of Bashkiria residents do not exceed 40 thousand rubles

According to the HeadHunter website, 42 percent of 15 thousand inhabitants of Bashkortostan having posted their resumes this year are quite satisfied with remuneration in the amount of 25 - 40 thousand rubles. Average salary expectations in the region are currently 40 thousand rubles. The number of job seekers in the republic has increased by five percent compared to the 2016.

Business

Salavat Yulaev will compete for important points with HC Ak Bars

On Tuesday, February 14 HC Salavat Yulaev (Ufa) will hold a second to last match in the regular ninth season of Kontinental Hockey League. The Kazan club Ak Bars which secured itself the third place in the Eastern final eight pays a visit to the Ufa team. The Ufa players are still teetering on the edge of getting into the playoffs - at the moment taking the actual eighth place, but potentially - the ninth.

Sport

Mortgage rates may fall below 10 percent - "Izvestiya"

Mortgage rates may be reduced in the current year to 11 percent per annum, in 2018 – to 10 and below, regardless of the state support program completion. The statement announced by the Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities of the Russian Federation was checked by "Izvestiya". The rate on loans for the purchase of housing has never dropped to single digits, the newspaper notes.

Business

There are more than 493 thousand cars in Ufa

According to the latest data 493 thousand vehicles are registered in Ufa. In other words, about every second resident has his own car. More than 80 percent of registered vehicles in Ufa are passenger cars. And for the past 15 years their number has doubled. Two years ago, development of transport strategy was launched in Ufa.

Business

More favourable conditions for investors are created in Bashkiria

In Bashkortostan, active work on improving conditions for investment projects implementation in the territory of Bashkortostan is carried out. According to the press service of the Ministry of Economic Development RB, an issue of tax incentives in the framework of the priority investment projects in the PPP and concessions format has already being worked out.

Business

More and more Russians prefer not to formalize relations officially

Sociologists fix a disturbing trend of civil marriages growth in the country. According to Rosstat, the number of registered marriages declined by 15 percent in 2016. It is explained by fashion for open relationship, small-numbered generation of 1990-s and economic instability in the country, "Izvestiya" reports .

Society

Charity event will be held during match between Salavat Yulaev and Ak Bars in Ufa

The "Ufa-Arena" will host a holiday for the HC Salavat Yulaev’s fans -  "Green Hearts Day" on February 14. There will be a match between the principal rivals according to the KHL – HC Salavat Yulaev and HC Ak Bars. Also, the "I Help Children" charity event will be held there. To become a participant of the event you can buy a postcard - "Valentine" with a picture of your favourite player of the team and write your wish on one of its halves.

Sport

Ufa will host International Draughts World Cup finals

Ufa will host the final of the International Draughts World Cup among men and women from March 2 to 12. As reported yesterday in Sterlitamak by the current world champion in international draughts in blitz program Murodullo Amrillaev, the capital of Bashkortostan will become for a few days a capital of the world draughts welcoming the world champions of 2015 and 2016, as well as the champions of Asia, America, Africa and Europe.

Sport

Bashkiria plans to sign cooperation agreement with two Chinese provinces

The Bashkortostan Government plans to sign agreements on cooperation in trade-economic, scientific-technical and humanitarian spheres with the two provinces of China - Sichuan and Anhui. It is reported by the press service of the Ministry of Economic Development RB. Conclusion of the agreements will boost relations in the format "Volga - Yangtze" between Bashkortostan and the provinces of Sichuan and Anhui of the People'

Business

No quarrels and good job - basis of marital happiness for Russians

On the eve of Valentine's Day, the Mail.Ru Group conducted a survey of relationship, among more than 45 thousand Russians. Two-thirds of respondents were satisfied with their relationship. 37 percent of respondents believed that happiness was impossible without attention, support and a caring partner.

Society

Loans volume issued in agribusiness increased in Bashkiria

In 2016, the volume of agriculture loans in the republic, in comparison with 2015 increased by 1.4 times and reached 20.5 billion rubles. This was reported by the press service of the National Bank Branch in Bashkortostan Republic Ural Main Directorate of the Bank of Russia. Balance receivable on loans granted to agricultural producers, increased by 20.

Business

More than 86 percent of Bashkiria residents have broadband Internet access

In Bashkortostan, a broadband Internet access is available to residents of nearly 1,800 settlements, where more than 86 percent of the population live. To date about 70 percent of the republican residents can use the services of the broadband Internet access from at least two service providers. The press service of Bashkortostan State Committee for Information Technology and "Open Republic" System Operation shared with Bashinform News Agency.

Business

Small and medium enterprises received loans totaling 91 billion rubles in Bashkortostan

Small and medium business of the republic received loans totaling 91.1 billion rubles in 2016, the National Bank in Bashkortostan Republic reported. The volume of lending decreased in comparison with 2015 by almost 6 percent (national decrease was 3 percent). The loans receivable balance increased compared to 2015 by almost 60 percent and amounted to 117.

Business

Maternity capital will amount to 453 thousand rubles in 2017

In 2017, the size of the maternity capital will remain at the level of the last year and will amount to 453 026 rubles. Families with a second or subsequent child are entitled to receive the maternity capital in the period up to December 31, 2018. Thus the certificate issuance and its disposal do not have time limits, the Ufa City Hall specifies.

Business

Bank deposits were analyzed in Bashkiria

In 2016, residents of the republic tried to stick to savings behavior, the executive manager of the National Bank Branch in Bashkortostan Ural Main Department of the Bank of Russia Marat Kashapov informed. "If in previous years a consumer behavior model was dominated among the population, then the savings model became increasingly important in the last and a half year", said at a press conference, Marat Kashapov.

Business

Our goal - to reach top five leading agricultural regions by 2020 - Rustem Khamitov

On February 10, in Ufa, the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov delivered a speech at an extended session devoted to results of the agricultural sector activity in 2016, targets for 2017 and preparation for the spring field work. It was attended by the members of the Government RB, deputies of the State Assembly - Kurultai RB, representatives of ministries and departments, heads of municipalities, heads of enterprises and institutions.

Business

Bashkortostan ranks seventh in Russia in number of issued bank cards

Bashkortostan maintains a leading position in number of issued bank cards, ranking seventh in the Russian banking sector - 6.3 million cards. Such data are disclosed by the National Bank Branch in the Republic of Bashkortostan Urals Main Directorate of the Bank of Russia. As of January 1 this year, there were more than five thousand ATMs for transactions with payment cards and 42 thousand POS terminals to pay for goods and services.

Business

Ufa "Biathlon" sports complex will host "Ski Track of Russia-2017" mass race on February 11

On Saturday, February 11, the All-Russian "Ski Track of Russia-2017 mass ski race will be launched at the "Biathlon" sports complex at 14.00. There will be few starts for different age groups. Winners of the competition will be awarded with diplomas and medals of the Russian Federation Ministry of Sport and the Committee for Physical Culture and Sport of Ufa Administration.

Sport

Bashkiria mortgage growth rate significantly exceeds national average

In Bashkortostan, more than 30 thousand residential mortgage loans in the amount of 43.6 billion rubles were issued in the past year. In comparison with 2015 the number of loans in the region increased by 1.3 times, the amount of loans – by 1.4 times. As the executive manager of the National Bank Branch in Bashkortostan Marat Kashapov reported at a press-conference, the mortgage growth rate in the republic markedly exceeded the national average rate.

Business

Bashkortostan is actively working on foreign trade activities development

Bashkortostan carries out an active and systematic work on development of foreign economic activity, seeking feedback from the foreign business community. According to the press service of the Ministry of Economic Development RB, offers to expand trade cooperation and attraction of foreign investments were sent to 52 trade missions of Russia abroad, which were answered by 23 trade missions.

Business

Askar Abdrazakov dedicated his first solo concert in St. Petersburg to Chaliapin

Askar Abdrazakov held his first solo concert yesterday in St. Petersburg. The vocal music event was held in the Great Hall of the Shostakovich Philharmonic Society. The renowned opera bass sang with the Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg under the baton of the art director Sergei Stadler and the conductor Pierre Vallée.

Culture

Representatives of Russian MFA in Ufa are celebrating Diplomatic Service Day

Today, a professional holiday is celebrated in all the Russian foreign offices and representative offices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Russian Federation subjects. The central event will be a gala evening to be held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry in Ufa Vener Galiakbarov shared with Bashinform News Agency what progress had been reached by the Russian diplomacy.

Politics

Technical college directors will become industry tourists in Ufa

In the framework of the 2nd Regional Championship «Young Professionals» (WorldSkills Russia and JuniorSkills), which will be held in Ufa from February 13 to 17, tours to the largest enterprises of the republican capital will be organized for the heads of secondary vocational education institutions and their deputies.

Society

Bashkiria intends to promote "Legend of Urals" tourism cluster in regions

The State Committee RB for Entrepreneurship and Tourism intends to intensify this year's work on promoting regional tourism and recreation cluster "Mountain resorts of Bashkortostan «Legend of the Urals». The "Legend of the Urals" cluster unites three ski centres "Mratkino", "Bannoe" and "Abzakovo", Mount Iremel, Kapova Cave, "Tengri" tourist camp, "Assy" sanatorium and other objects, attractive for tourists.

Business

It is expected frost to -40 C in Bashkiria: storm warning is announced

At night on February 10 it is expected a heavy frost with a sharp decrease in temperatures to -35, -40 C in the republic, the "Priuralye" Road Management Directorate warns. A storm warning is announced. Service organizations will work in an emergency mode. Vehicles with dead engines will be towed to parking lots, gas stations, roadside objects.

Society

Social entrepreneurship will receive federal support in Bashkortostan

In Bashkortostan the Innovation Social Sphere Centre developing social entrepreneurship has received state support in the amount of 6 million rubles. Of these, 1 million rubles are allocated for the "Small and Medium Enterprises Development and Support in Bashkortostan" program. 5 million are received from the federal budget as a result of the successful participation of the State Committee RB for Entrepreneurship and Tourism in the contest held by the Economic Development Ministry.

Business

Entrepreneurial campaign by CCI RB "100 Investment Projects for 100th Bashkortostan Anniversary" is supported by Sberbank

A partnership agreement between the Chamber of Commerce of Bashkortostan and the Bashkir Branch of Sberbank was signed as part of the entrepreneurial campaign "100 Investment Projects for the 100th Anniversary of Bashkortostan Republic". The document was signed by the head of the regional CCI Azat Fazlyev and the managing head of the Bashkir Branch of Sberbank Marat Mansurov.

Business

Population incomes are estimated in Bashkiria

Bashkortostan statistics estimated cash income of the population for the year of 2016. In the first quarter of 2016 an average income per capita exceeded 22 551 rubles. In the second quarter it was - 25 288 rubles, in the third - 30 704 rubles. In the fourth quarter of 2016 an average income per capita in the republic reached 34,653 rubles.

Business

Bashkortostan delegation will participate in Russian Investment Forum "Sochi-2017"

The delegation of Bashkortostan headed by the Prime Minister of the Government RB Rustem Mardanov will participate in Russian Investment Forum, which will take place from February 27 to 28. It is reported by the press-service of the Government. The Sochi Forum – is a venue established with the support of the Russian Government for presentation of national investment and economic potential.

Business

Russian marathoner will run to China through Bashkiria

The Russian marathon runner Alexander Kaper starts his running journey. For two hundred days he plans to cover a distance of 8000 kilometers from Moscow to Beijing, to cross the borders of three countries and sixteen Russian regions, as well as to hold 100 events along the route. The "Moscow-Beijing - Ready for Future!

Society

Ufa International Airport is best in Russia

The Ufa International Airport for the second consecutive year is the best in Russia among the airports with passenger traffic up to 4 million people a year. Results of experts and passengers voting were announced at the awarding ceremony of the "Air Gates of Russia". The solemn ceremony of awarding winners of the industry took place in Moscow in the framework of the business program of the National Aviation Infrastructure Show NAIS-2017 on February 8.

Business

Young scientists have received republican grants in Bashkortostan

20 young scientists and scientific teams of Bashkortostan have received republican grants, the press service of Bashkortostan Government informs. 122 works took part in a competitive selection. Handing over with diplomas, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Government RB Salavat Sagitov said: "Today Bashkortostan is believed to be one of the strongest academic centres of the country.

Society

"Intourist" National Company representative office opens in Ufa

An official representative office of the "Intourist" National Tourism Company opens in Ufa in March. This is reported by the Sales Director "Intourist" Sergei Tolchin at the Regional Tourism Forum in the capital of Bashkortostan. "Our company has been in the market for 88 years. We have serious plans regarding our operation in the republic.

Business

"Aftermath" film trailer about plane crash over Boden See is released on web

The first trailer of the American film "Aftermath"  about a plane crash over Boden See (Lake Constance) is released on the Internet. In 2002, Tu-154 aircraft by "Bashkir Airlines" and American cargo Boeing 757 crashed in the German sky having killed more than 70 people. Among the victims there were children from Bashkiria flying to Spain for holidays.

Society

Lunar eclipse can be seen this weekend in Ufa

On the night of February 10, Ufa residents will be able to witness a penumbral lunar eclipse, the city planetarium informs. During the penumbral eclipse the Moon passes through the Earth's penumbra, without entering into the Earth's shadow. The celestial phenomenon can be observed in Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America as well as in most parts of Russia, except the Far East.

Society

Average petrol prices became known in Ufa

Bashkortostan Statistics Agency published average consumer prices for certain types of petroleum products in Ufa. According to a sample weekly monitoring as of February 6, diesel fuel at Ufa stations cost an average of 38.28 rubles per liter. For comparison, a year ago, to be exact, on February 8, 2016 it was possible to buy it by 6.

Business

Baker with salary of 104 thousand rubles hit Top 10 most highly paid vacancies in Bashkiria

The HeadHunter research service compiled a Top 10 of the most highly paid jobs posted in Bashkortostan in January. The most "expensive" vacancy was a commercial director job with a salary of not less than 200 thousand rubles. A director for production can expect a similar reward. Employers are ready to pay at least 150 thousand rubles per month to pay for a job of a factory manager in Dyurtyuli, the head of mobile development department and executive director of the branch.

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"Wind Catcher" film by Bashkortostan studio will be shown in Hungary

The "Wind Catcher" film by Bashkortostan studio will be shown in the capital of Hungary. On February 22, it will close the Movie Days of Russian regions in Budapest. The "Wind Catcher" is a feature film by the director Aysyuak Yumagulov shot in 2008. The lyrical comedy tells about adventures of a villager in a huge metropolis where one of the leading roles was performed by the popular Russian actor Marat Basharov.

Culture

Regional Tourism Forum opened in Bashkortostan

In the capital of Bashkortostan the "Tourism - Prospects and Opportunities 2017" Regional Tourism Forum opened at VDNKh-Expo exhibition centre. The main objective of the forum is to assist travel agencies and their clients in navigating over tourist destinations and to give them an opportunity to get acquainted in detail with various regions, resorts, hotels and tourist destinations.

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Ufa native Timur Zakharov - silver medalist of World Winter Universiade-2017

A Bashkir athlete won the first medal in non-team sports at the World Winter Universiade-2017 in Almaty. A silver medal went to Timur Zakharov as part of the Russian Five in the 5000 m short track men's relay. Chinese became the champions. A bronze award was won by hosts of the Universiade - the team of Kazakhstan.

Sport

Year of 2016 was stable for Bashkiria - Government RB

The year of 2016 proved to be stable for Bashkiria, however, additional measures are needed for further sustainable development. This was reported at a meeting of the Government Commission for Sustainable Development of Economy and Social Stability. Among the issues under discussion there was a transition of apartment buildings to individual heating systems, yards accomplishment on the program "Formation of Comfortable Urban Environment", Bashkortostan participation in programs to provide housing for the needy citizens and sustainable development of rural areas.

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