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12 December, Tuesday

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MONTHLY REPORT

Public sector employees salaries will grow by 4% - Government of Russia

The Russian Government ordered to increase the wages of federal employees by 4% since January 1, 2018. The corresponding document is published on the official Internet portal of legal information. Federal state bodies and institutions should take measures to increase the remuneration of employees of federal state, budgetary and autonomous institutions at the expense of the federal budget.

Economy/Business

Frosts are yielding a little in Bashkiria

In the next two days, the frosty weather is yielding a little in Bashkiria, weather forecasters predict. "On Monday, an anticyclone ridge will pass through the greater part of the Urals, due to which it will be sunny and dry, and a cold snap will recede a little", the specialists of the "Phobos" Center commented on.

Society

Russia withdraws troops from Syria - Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin visited an airbase of Hmeymim in Syria on Monday and instructed the Defense Ministry to begin a withdrawal of the Russian troops from Syria, TASS reports . "I order the Minister of Defense, the Chief of the General Staff: to begin a withdrawal of the Russian group of troops to their permanent disposition", said Vladimir Putin, addressing the military.

Politics

Brightest star shower of year can be observed on night of December 13 to 14

Bashkiria residents will be able to observe the brightest star shower of the year - a Geminid meteor shower - at night of December 13 to 14. It is on this night that the peak of the greatest activity of the meteor shower is expected, but there is a chance to see the star shower and make a wish until December 19.

Society

US consulates resumed issuing visas in three cities of Russia

US consulates in St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Vladivostok will resume interviewing for nonimmigrant visas. The number of interviews will be limited due to a reduced number of diplomatic mission staff, Izvestia reports. The US suspended the issuance of nonimmigrant visas throughout Russia from August 23.

Politics

Salavat Yulaev won Lokomotiv - fourth victory in row

HC Lokomotiv (Yaroslavl) began the last home game of Salavat Yulaev with a KHL record set by Alexander Yelesin: the first puck flew into Ben Scrivens' net in five seconds after the beginning. The stands of the "Ufa-Arena" did not even understand what had happened. At the end of the first period five seconds were again fatal for the Salavat Yulaev (

Sport

We should enter foreign markets with import substitution products - Rustem Khamitov

During his visit to the production site of JSC Pharmstandard-Ufavita, the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov named the enterprises of the republic that successfully work within the program of import substitution. "Today, as a result of an import substitution activity, the Ishimbay plant operates almost at full capacity producing catalytic cracking catalysts and continues to increase volumes.

Economy/Business

Dmitry Peskov called "Nureyev" premiere event of global scale

On Saturday, December 9, a premiere of the "Nureyev" ballet staged by Kirill Serebrennikov was held on the Historical Stage of the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow. According to the TASS, the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov visited the premiere. He did not consider it as provocative, having called it an event of the global scale.

Culture

Rustem Khamitov suggested using liquefied gas in railway sector

The Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov speaking about the prospects of liquefied natural gas, suggested using it in rail transportation. "Controversy still remains regarding what is more profitable - compressed or liquefied gas. It is clear that liquefied gas also has a significant market niche. It would be interesting to use it primarily for heavyweights and railways.

Economy/Business

Sistema filed lawsuit against Rosneft and Bashneft for 330 billion rubles of damages

Sistema JSFC filed a lawsuit with the Moscow Arbitration Court against Rosneft and JSOC Bashneft for damages of 330.4 billion rubles. As reported on the Sistema website, during the year of 2017, Rosneft and Bashneft have taken and continue to take actions seeking for unjust enrichment and "destroying the corporate value of Sistema, bring the Corporation to bankruptcy," damage to the corporation, its shareholders and creditors.

Economy/Business

Ruthenium release into atmosphere in Southern Urals was associated with burnt satellite

The Commission, which studied the issue of ruthenium-106 release in the Southern Urals, reported that the cause of the pollution could be a satellite burnt in the atmosphere, on board which was the source of this isotope with a high total activity. This is reported by RBC. Earlier, environmentalists announced a version that the cause of the outbreak was an accident at the Mayak enterprise, which is part of Rosatom.

Society

Unemployed number is counted in Bashkiria

According to the latest data from the employment service, there are now about 19.7 thousand officially registered unemployed in Bashkiria. At the beginning of the year there were approximately four thousand more. Compared to the last week, the level of registered unemployment in the region increased slightly and reached 0.

Economy/Business

Mikhail Babich and Rustem Khamitov together with teachers and parents in Ufa discussed native languages studying issue

During his working trip to the capital of Bashkiria, the Plenipotentiary Envoy of the President of Russia to the Volga Federal District Mikhail Babich together with the Head of the Republic Rustem Khamitov visited the Ufa Gymnasium No. 16. It was this school that became a venue for discussion of the issue of studying and teaching state and native languages in Bashkiria.

Society

Gasoline has risen in price at Bashneft refueling stations in Ufa

Gasoline has risen in price at Bashneft refueling stations in Ufa. Thus, gasoline of 92 RON brand costs now 36,4 rubles, 95 RON  - 39,4 rubles, ATUM - 39,8 rubles per liter. At the beginning of the week, the statistics of the republic already recorded an increase in prices for Ufa gasoline stations.

Economy/Business

Social services waiting list has disappeared in Bashkortostan due to non-profit organizations - Rustem Khamitov

Bashkortostan will continue to involve non-profit organizations in the sphere of social services for the population. This was reported by the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov at a meeting of the Association of Legislative (Representative) State Authorities of the Subjects of the Russian Federation in the Volga Federal District, which was held in Ufa.

Society

Mikhail Babich delivered report at VFD Legislators Association meeting in Ufa

The Plenipotentiary Envoy of the President of the Russian Federation to the Volga Federal District Mikhail Babich, who is on a working visit in our republic, took part in a 52nd meeting of the Association of Legislative (Representative) State Authorities of the Subjects of the Russian Federation of the Volga Federal District.

Politics

Rosneft and Bashneft filed new lawsuit against Sistema for over 131 billion rubles

  Rosneft and Bashneft filed a lawsuit with the Arbitration Court of Bashkiria against Sistema JSFC and Sistema-Invest to recover damages by 131.6 billion rubles, TASS reports citing Rosneft. It is noted that the amount of the claim corresponds to the amount of dividends withdrawn by the defendants from Bashneft from 2009 to 2014 in their favor, excluding the taxes paid.

Economy/Business

New rules for granting million grants to cultural projects are introduced in Bashkiria

In Bashkortostan, new rules for granting grants of the Head of the Republic to support the most significant creative projects in the field of theatrical, musical, choreographic art and cinematography were approved. The corresponding resolution was signed on December 6 by the Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Bashkortostan Rustem Mardanov.

Culture

National Bank named sum held by Bashkiria residents in deposits

According to the press service of the Branch - National Bank of Bashkortostan, the amount of individuals' deposits with credit institutions amounted to 347.5 billion rubles by November 1 of this year. The growth rate by the beginning of the year was 103.1 percent. As of October 1, the republican population kept 349.

Economy/Business

Unique engine for ultralight aircraft is created in Bashkiria

In Bashkiria, a unique engine for ultralight aircraft was invented. It is designed for aircraft weighing less than 1000 kilograms (including - drones). The project participates in the federal accelerator of technological projects and start-ups GenerationS ("Dual Technologies" track).

Economy/Business

Vladimir Putin stated that authorities would not prevent Russian athletes from participating in 2018 Olympics in neutral status

Russian athletes have received approval from the authorities to participate in the 2018 Olympic Games in South Korean Pyeongchang in a neutral status. Russian President Vladimir Putin, while talking to workers of the Gorky Automobile Plant, stated that the country's authorities would not prevent the Russian athletes from participating in the 2018 Olympics in a neutral status, TASS reports.

Sport

Rustem Khamitov: "Vladimir Putin’s decision to run for presidency in 2018 is logical and expected by Bashkortostan residents"

  "I fully support a decision of Vladimir Putin to run for presidency in Russia in 2018. It is certainly logical and expected by the residents of Bashkortostan", said the head of the republic Rustem Khamitov. "Vladimir Vladimirovich is our national leader, capable of uniting the country, consolidating society, all the peoples of Russia.

Politics

Putin announced his intentions to run for presidency in Russia in 2018

Putin announced that he would seek re-election in the presidential elections in Russia in 2018, TASS reports. The head of state stated this at a meeting with veterans and workers of the GAZ Group Automobile Plant. "Yes, I will run for the presidency of the Russian Federation," he said. The words of the head of state were greeted with applause.

Politics

Dmitry Medvedev and Rustem Khamitov had a working meeting

Yesterday, a working meeting between the Chairman of the Government of Russia Dmitry Medvedev and the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov took place in Moscow. The parties discussed the issues of socio-economic development of our republic. According to the press service of the head of the region, in particular, it was discussed the development of transport infrastructure, including the project of the Eastern exit from Ufa.

Politics

Rustem Khamitov headed Bashkortostan delegation at "Transport of Russia" International Forum

The Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov headed the official delegation of our republic at the 11th International Forum "Transport of Russia", which is held in Moscow. The Head of the Republic will take part in a meeting on "Safe and High-Quality Roads" priority project in 2017, which will be carried out by the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, and will deliver a report at a plenary discussion of the "Transport of Russia.

Economy/Business

Import substitution: production of elevator equipment is launched in Bashkiria

A production of innovative for Bashkiria products - elevator equipment is launched by the "Rusco Lift" company in Sterlitamak. "The design production capacity of the company is four thousand elevators per year. The products meet all modern technological requirements," said Elena Vershinina, spokeswoman for the State Construction Committee of Bashkortostan.

Economy/Business

Bashkiria may be represented by 30 athletes at Olympics in Pyeongchang

Yesterday, the International Olympic Committee made a "verdict" on Russian athletes: they can go to the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, but can compete only under a neutral flag, and in case of victory it will sound the anthem of the Olympic Games and the Olympic flag will be raised. Among possible participants of the upcoming Olympics in South Korea are the names of Bashkir athletes.

Sport

Bashkortostan Republic entered top 20 regions of Russian National Tourist Rating

Bashkortostan entered top 20 based on the results of the National Tourist Rating-2017, having taken the 11th place (82.2 points). The republic improved its indicator being ahead of Tatarstan (80 points) and the Kaliningrad region (79.5 points). Such data was released by the Information Communication Center "Rating" in conjunction with the "Otdyh v Rossii" (

Society

Bashkortostan can receive about 30 million rubles of federal funds to support municipal theaters

Bashkortostan can receive about 30 million rubles of federal funds to support municipal theaters. This was reported by the Ministry of Culture RB. The amount of subsidies is allocated for support of creative activity and replenishing material and technical resources of municipal theaters in settlements with a population of up to 300 thousand people in 2018 and for the planning period of 2019 and 2020.

Culture

2000 athletes from Russia and abroad will participate in International Martial Arts Forum in Ufa

From December 15 to December 18, more than two thousand sportsmen, representatives of martial arts schools from 40 regions of Russia and foreign countries will gather in the Ufa sports complex "Dynamo". The capital of Bashkiria hosts the "14th International Forum of Martial Arts". According to the idea of the organizers, the forum will host the All-Russian tournament on all-style karate, the Open National Championship and the Championship of Combat Martial Arts of the Federation of the Combat Self-Defense of Russia, the International Seminar on Aikido, Open Interregional and Republican Tournaments in Wushu, Belt Wrestling, Thai Boxing, Hand-to-hand Combat, Taekwondo GTF, workshops of masters and demonstration performances of a number of federations.

Sport

Rustem Khamitov visited Ufa Music College

Yesterday the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov within the framework of the Republican Culture Meeting visited the Second Special Music College, a professionally profiled educational institution, which celebrated its 45th anniversary this year. The college was established in 1972 at Ufa State Institute of Arts on the initiative of its first rector, the famous Bashkir composer Zagir Ismagilov.

Culture

American business coach Brian Tracy training in Ufa was organized with violations

In Ufa, a training of the famous American business coach Brian Tracy was organized with violations, the migration service officials found out. The «Bashkortostan» TV and Radio Company reports that the motivational speaker had to undergo a procedure of fingerprinting, sign an administrative offence report and pay a fine of two thousand rubles.

Society

Rustem Khamitov held republican meeting on culture

Yesterday, in the Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theater, the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov held the 3rd Republican Culture Meeting dedicated to the improvement of education in the sphere of culture. The Head of the Region noted that Bashkortostan showed quite high indicators in the sphere of culture development.

Culture

Ufa entered Top 10 Russian cities for New Year's air destinations

A little more than a month left before the New Year, and one of the best options to celebrate the holidays is to go on a trip. The Federal Agency for Tourism, together with tourist aggregators and booking services, found out where the Russians would go for the New Year holidays. According to Biletix service, the early sales of air tickets in Russia, committed in June-October for the New Year holidays, increased by 21%

Society

Bashkortostan delegation will be headed by Rustem Khamitov at 17th United Russia congress

18 elected delegates will represent Bashkortostan at the 17th Congress of United Russia. The Head of the Republic, a member of the Supreme Council of United Russia Rustem Khamitov will head the delegation. On December 5, this was announced at the final conference by the Secretary of the regional branch of United Russia, Chairman of the State Assembly RB Konstantin Tolkachev.

Politics

HC Salavat Yulaev four players are summoned to national teams for participation in Channel 1 Cup

The Salavat Yulaev’s goaltender Ben Scrivens will defend the colors of the Canadian team, the forward Linus Omark is called up by the Swedish team, and Teemu Hartikainen and Joonas Kemppainen will represent Finland at the "Channel One Cup", which starts in Moscow on December 13. According to the press service of the hockey club Salavat Yulaev, defender Anatoly Elizarov is in the expanded list of the Russian national team.

Sport

Top 5 easiest spheres to find job in Bashkiria

The HeadHunter Portal website analyzed the vacancies and resumes in Bashkortostan and compiled the Top 5 professional areas where you can easily find a job. "In the course of the study it was found out that by the end of the year a competition per one vacancy had reached 6.6 CV. This is considered an increased level of competition among job seekers: it is easier for an employer to find an employee than for a candidate to find a job.

Economy/Business

Harmful substances emission into atmosphere is growing due to increasing production and growth in vehicles number in Bashkiria

In Bashkiria, the amount of harmful substances emissions into the atmosphere increases due to growth in production and in number of cars, RBC-Ufa reports. According to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology RB, the total amount of pollutant emissions into the atmosphere amounted to 918.6 thousand tons, which is 33.

Year of Environment Protection

Fitch Ratings has affirmed credit rating of Bashkortostan

The Fitch Ratings international rating agency has affirmed the long-term rating of the Republic of Bashkortostan at the level of "BBB", the outlook is "stable". This decision was made on December 1 after an analytical survey conducted by the agency, the Ministry of Finance RB informs. According to analysts, the rating of the investment category "BBB-" reflects Bashkortostan'

Economy/Business

United States consulates will resume issuing visas in regions

On December 11, US Consulates in St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Vladivostok will resume their interviews for non-immigrant visas at a reduced scale. This is reported on the official website of the US diplomatic mission in Russia. The US Embassy in Moscow will also continue to conduct interviews for immigration and non-immigrant visas at a reduced scale.

Society

Salavat Yulaev defeated Moscow Dynamo in overtime

Two shut-out victories of Salavat Yulaev are left behind. The new rival was the HC Dynamo (Moscow). Judging by the statistics of the official website of the KHL, 5433 seats were occupied in the stands. The game started with a few errors of the home team, when the guests broke a shut-out series of Ben Scrivens.

Sport

HC Salavat Yulaev goaltender is recognized best goalkeeper of week in KHL

A save percentage 96.59% with a reliability factor of 1.01 - this is a result of the goalkeeper of the Ufa Salavat Yulaev club Ben Scrivens for the past week. The Canadian goalkeeper reached this indicator after three matches of Salavat Yulaev , with two shutout matches won by Scrivens. His shutout series currently stands at 125 minutes and 27 seconds, the press service of HC Salavat Yulaev specified.

Sport

Medical cluster should be formed in our republic - Rustem Khamitov

A medical scientific and educational cluster should be formed in the republic. This was stated by the Head of the Region Rustem Khamitov in the annual Address to the State Assembly - the Kurultay of Bashkortostan. According to him, it is important to strengthen the contribution of medical science to the development of public health.

Society

Timur Safin won silver at Fencing Grand Prix at World Cup stage

The Olympic champion, the trainee of the Bashkir fencing school Timur Safin won a silver medal at the World Cup stage - Grand Prix. According to the press service of the Ministry of Youth Policy and Sport of Bashkiria, our fencer lost only to the leader of the FIE world rating, the American Alexander Massialas - 13:15.

Sport

Rustem Khamitov: "We should strengthen role of Foundation for Science Support and Development"

The Foundation for Science Support and Development of Bashkortostan will receive a republican status and additional sources of financing. This was stated by the Head of the Region Rustem Khamitov in the annual Address to the State Assembly - the Kurultay of the Republic. The head of Bashkortostan noted that the role of science was intensifying in the large-scale modernization of the economy.

Society

2017 claims to be warmest in last 130 years in Russia - Meteorological Center

The outgoing year of 2017 in Russia can become the warmest in the history of observations, TASS reported citing the director of the Meteorological Center of the Russian Federation, Roman Vilfand. "The specialists of the Meteorological Center carried out calculations and found out that for the 11 months of 2017 - from January to November inclusive, the average temperature in Russia was the highest for the entire observation period," said Vilfand.

Society

Salavat Yulaev will play against Moscow Dynamo on "Ufa-Arena" ice

On Monday, December 4, Ufa hockey players on the home ice will meet with HC Dynamo (Moscow). Previously, Salavat Yulaev had a shutout win over the Minsk team-mates of the current rivals and in the second episode of the "green derby". For four days hockey players of HC Salavat Yulaev earned six points and currently occupy the eighth place of the Eastern Conference.

Sport

Bashkir Medical University will bring together best students-surgeons of Russia and foreign countries

Bashkir State Medical University will bring together the best students-surgeons of the country on its venue. On December 5, the All-Russian Olympiad on Surgery with international participation will start at the university. Participants from the medical colleges of the Russian Federation, as well as the teams from the medical faculty of Mannheim University of Heidelberg (

Society

Singer Glukoza will perform at eco-forum in Ufa

On December 2, Ufa will host the largest environmental forum "Environmental Well-Being in the 21st Century: Legal Aspects". The intensive program of the forum includes the "Green Planet" festival, business breakfast "Public Control in the Field of Environmental Protection", a plenary session on the topic "Comfortable Environment.

Society

Ildar Abdrazakov performed in Kremlin at final draw of FIFA World Cup

The world famous bass, our fellow countryman Ildar Abdrazakov performed in the Kremlin at the final draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Also on this day the People's Artist of Russia Larisa Dolina and singer Alsu pleased the public with their singing. Following the draw the Russian national team will play against Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Uruguay.

Sport

High-tech enterprise for acrylic acid production is launched in Bashkiria

Production of acrylic acid and butyl acrylate is launched in the city of Salavat. The new enterprise was opened at Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat, the press service of the republican government reported. The Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov, during his visit last May, highly appreciated the enterprise investment program allowing starting industrial wastewater treatment lines simultaneously with a launch of new modern units.

Economy/Business

Young programmer developed social video editor in Bashkiria

A resident of Sterlitamak created a social video editor, making short videos from long footage. A unique project was accomplished as part of the federal accelerator of technological projects and start-ups GenerationS-2017 from the "Guide to Innovation" accelerated program. The author of the project Rustam Salavatov shared with details.

Society

Pavel Kachkaev: "Head of Bashkortostan Address is 100 percent focused on future"

The Address of the Head of Bashkortostan to the State Assembly of the Republic differs from the last year's Address that it is 100 percent forward-looking, said Pavel Kachkaev, the Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee for Housing Policy and Utilities. "The priority is set absolutely right on the demographic hole that awaits us in the near future.

Politics

Ufa native Anton Babikov finished fifth at Biathlon World Cup stage

The trainee of Bashkir biathlon Anton Babikov was the best among Russians in the men's individual race of the first stage of the World Cup, which takes place in the Swedish city of Ostersund. The Ufa native finished the fifth, having lost six seconds to Martin Fourcade in the fight for the bronze.

Sport

Rustem Khamitov met with State Duma deputies and Federation Council members from Bashkortostan

The Head of the Republic Rustem Khamitov met with members of the Federation Council and deputies of the State Duma of Russia from Bashkortostan. The meeting was attended by the Chairman of the State Assembly - Kurultay RB Konstantin Tolkachev. Issues of social and economic development of the republic, participation of the region in federal programs aimed at the development of public health, education, housing and communal services, road construction were discussed at the meeting.

Politics

It will be frosty and sunny in Bashkiria on December 1

Today, on December 1, in the capital of Bashkiria, the thermometer bars fell to -5 degrees Celsius in the morning. It is windless calm in the city. According to Bashkir Hydrometeorological Office, the first winter day in the republic is expected to be partly cloudy, without significant precipitation.

Society

Bashkir hockey trainee Andrei Vasilevsky can become best NHL goalkeeper

On the official website of the National Hockey League, experts singled out favorites among the contenders for the Vezina Trophy Award, which is presented to the best goalkeeper of the league who played at least 25 matches in the regular season. The list of applicants included a trainee of Bashkir hockey, goalkeeper of the "Tampa Bay Lightning" club Andrei Vasilevsky.

Sport

Public organizations will join solving tasks set by Head of Bashkortostan in his Address

The public organizations represented by the Public Chamber and the non-profit sector of the republic, will also be involved in solving the tasks set by the Head of Bashkortostan in the Address to the State Assembly, Olga Panchikhina, the chairwoman of the Public Chamber of Bashkortostan assured. "If we use the potential of public organizations to work in all these areas of the legislative and executive bodies, we will be able to solve many problems very productively.

Society
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