17 June 2013, Monday, 16:06

Ufa city centre will be closed off to cars because of torch relay of Universiade -2013

author: Olga Murtazina

In Ufa on June 18, from 2 p.m. till 5 p.m., streets in the city centre will be blocked off to cars. On Tuesday the capital of Bashkortostan welcomes a torch  relay  of the World Summer Universiade. Ufa  Motor Licensing and Inspection Department specified the torch relay route.

At 2 p.m. a line formation starts in 50 let Octyabrya Street opposite to the House of Press. At 3 p.m. the torch relay starts in front of the Youth Palace. Participants of the event will go further along Tsyurupy — Krasnodonskaya — Lenin — Communistic — Tsyurupy — October Revolution — Lenin — Pushkin — Karl Marx — Zaki Validi Streets — Salavat Yulaev Square.  The relay will finish at the Congress Hall.