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Scientific Halloween takes place in Ufa Planetarium today

Today Halloween will be celebrated scientifically in Ufa Planetarium. The joke lies in the fact that physicists suggested to celebrate "Dark Matter Day" on October 31 on the Halloween holiday, the planetarium informs.

Dark matter is 85% of matter in the universe. But since it does not emit electromagnetic radiation and does not interact with it, it is not recorded through direct observations.


Another natural park - Zilim will be created in Bashkiria

In Bashkiria, it was decided to create another natural park — Zilim in the Gafuri District recognized as one of the most beautiful places in the region. Local caves and rafting along the Zilim River attract a large number of tourists. On October 30, the Ministry of Ecology of the Republic of Bashkortostan held public hearings with participation of experts and a delegation of local residents.


Vladimir Putin will open "Wall of Sorrow" monument with natural stones from Bashkiria

Today it is a mournful date in our country — the Remembrance Day of Political Repressions Victims. The monument to the victims of political repressions "The Wall of Sorrow" will be opened on Monday in the center of Moscow. The ceremony will be attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who several years ago supported the initiative of human rights defenders and issued a decree on the erection of the monument.


Bashkiria residents will have three days off in first week of November

In connection with celebration of the National Unity Day inhabitants of Bashkortostan, as well as all other Russian residents will have three days off.

This year, the National Unity Day coincides with the weekly day off — Saturday. Accordingly, the day off from Saturday 4 November is transferred to Monday November 6.


Russian tourists in Germany and Czech Republic are recommended to stay inside because of hurricane

Russian tourists in Germany and the Czech Republic are recommended to stay inside, as reported by Izvestia with reference to Rosturizm.

Citizens of Russia are warned of a sharp deterioration of weather in Germany due to the Gervart hurricane. The hurricane affected several federal lands, including Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.


Two projects from Bashkortostan are finalists of Russian Event Awards

Two projects from Bashkortostan reached the finals of the event tourism award — "Russian Event Awards" 2017. This is the «Resort Sabantui» festival in the nomination "The best tourist event for popularization of national traditions and crafts", and the festival of historical reconstruction «Stream of Time» in the nomination "The best tourist historical event".


Rospotrebnadzor Head in Bashkiria announced data on ARVI incidence

Weekly ARVI is diagnosed from 16 to 20 thousand people in the republic. Over the past week, 16,300 people have fallen ill in the region. The epidemic threshold is not exceeded. This was stated by the head of the regional department of Rospotrebnadzor Eevgeny Stepanov at a plenary session of the State Assembly of Bashkortostan.


Indonesian Tenggarong hosted presentation of World Folklore Festival-2020

On October 25, in Indonesia a presentation of the World Folklore Festival-2020 was held at the meeting of the General Assembly of the International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts (CIOFF).

The Deputy Prime Minister of the Government RB Salavat Sagitov told about preparations for this large-scale event in Bashkortostan.


SPE president Darcy Spady paid visit to USPTU

The President of the World Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Darcy Spady visited Ufa State Petroleum Technological University (USPTU) in the framework of the official visit to Russia.

He presented the "Outstanding Student Chapter Award" to the club "ProfTELEPORT" — the student SPE department at USPTU.


Rustem Khamitov: "Being among top ten regions of our country means significant, good progress"

Today during a meeting of the Council under the Head of the Republic of Bashkortostan on the e-learning development, Rustem Khamitov recalled that this year Bashkortostan entered the Top-10 IT development rating of the Russian regions by the results of 2017.

As previously reported by Bashinform News Agency, the republic significantly improved its position in the rating prepared by the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of Russia, moving immediately by 24 points — from 31st to seventh.


Bashkiria delegation participates in CIOFF World Congress in Indonesia

The delegation of Bashkortostan participates in the 47th World Congress of the International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts (CIOFF) in Indonesia.

Our official delegation is represented by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republican Government Salavat Sagitov, Minister of the Republic of Bashkortostan Ruslan Mirsayapov, General Director of the Republican Center for Folk Art Artur Alibakov.


Magnetic storm is expected on Earth from October 24 to 27 - media

Another magnetic storm is expected on Earth from October 24 to October 27. This is reported by the media with reference to the forecasts of experts from the Laboratory of X-ray Astronomy of the Sun of the Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. From today, an increase in the flux of solar matter is expected.


Ufa Airport is getting ready for operating according to autumn-winter schedule

The Ufa International Airport is preparing to operate according to the autumn-winter schedule. A feature of the new season will be an increase in the number of flights to popular resorts and the extension of several routes of the summer program. From October 29, 17 daily flights to Moscow, seven weekly flights to Dubai and five to Sochi will depart from Ufa airport.


Bashkiria resident talked with Lavrov and Mutko at World Youth and Students Festival in Sochi

For a whole week in the capital of the Olympic Games-2014, young people and students from 186 countries of the world studied, communicated and shared experience with each other to build the future not only of Russia, but of the whole planet.

Our republic in Sochi was represented by 200 members of youth and non-profit organizations, athletes, musicians and representatives of other spheres of activity.


Young beauty from Bashkiria will compete for "Miss Asia-Sibir" crown

The 17-year-old Dinara Akhmetkhanova from Bashkortostan will compete for the crown of the International Beauty Contest "Miss Asia-Sibir-2017". For the 11th time in Krasnoyarsk it gathered the most beautiful representatives of Yakutia, Tuva, Bashkortostan, Khakassia, Kyrgyzstan, Shoria, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan.


Weather forecasters report weather for upcoming week in Bashkiria

In the coming week snow and ice are forecast on the roads in Bashkiria.

According to the Republican Met Office, on October 23, occasional light snow, in the afternoon wet snow to the south of the republic with wet snow build-up on wires and trees, ice-slick on some sections of roads are possible.


Three republican universities entered Top 100 best universities in Russia

The republican universities occupy a worthy place in the Russian and international rankings. This was told by the rector of Bashkir State University Nikolay Morozkin at a meeting of heads of universities with the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov.

According to the Expert rating agency, three universities of Bashkortostan – USPTU (Ufa State Petroleum Technological University), USATU (Ufa State Aviation Technical University) and BashSU (Bashkir State University) — are among the top 100 universities in Russia.


Bashkiria post-graduate student spoke with Russian Foreign Minister

The native of Bashkortostan from Tuymazy city, graduate student of Bauman Moscow State Technical University Marat Shafikov became a delegate of the World Youth and Student Festival that is taking place in Sochi, the Tuymazinsky Vestnik newspaper reports. The event brought together about 20,000 young people from over 180 countries.


Newborn citizens of Russia will receive gifts from state

Every newborn in Russia can receive a gift from the state already in the next year. Gifts were included in the draft plan of the main events until 2020 within the framework of the Decade of Childhood, developed by the Ministry of Labor, Izvestia reports.

Gifts are planned to be given to mothers at discharging from a hospital.


Rustem Khamitov: "Universities are our intellectual foundation"

Yesterday in the House of the Republic the Head of Bashkortostan met with the rectors of the leading universities of our region. Problems and prospects for the higher education development in the republic were discussed there.

“Universities are our intellectual foundation.


Forecast for coming winter is announced – should we expect extreme cold?

Residents of Russia will have a moderate weather pattern in the coming winter, the air temperature will be about or slightly above the norm in the greater territory of the country, RIA Novosti quotes the director of the Hydrometeorological Center Roman Vilfand.

The chief weather forecaster urged not to believe the statements that this winter would be extremely cold, since, according to him, the forecast of extreme weather cannot be done for a long period.


Rustem Khamitov suggested creating Volga regional neurosurgical center in Bashkortostan

A neurosurgical center of the Volga Federal District may appear in Bashkortostan. The Head of the Republic Rustem Khamitov put forward such an initiative at the First Russian-Chinese Congress of Neurosurgeons.

The head of the region noted that currently the federal neurosurgical centers were available only in several Russian cities — Moscow, St.


Ufa Airport determined most punctual airlines

The Ufa International Airport has made a rating of airlines punctuality. The specialists of the air harbor complied the data on flight delays in the capital of our republic.

The press service of the Ufa Airport reported that the leaders of the rating in the third quarter of this year were Aeroflot, S7 Airlines, Ural Airlines and Turkish Airlines.


Yangan-Tau Geopark is created in Salavat District

A creation of the Yangan-Tau Geopark in the Salavat District — the first Russian UNESCO geopark in the territory of the republic was discussed at the Government of Bashkiria. For the first time this topic was touched upon at the International Environmental Forum held in Ufa in the summer.


Bashkortostan youth has discussions with world and Russian politicians at Sochi Festival

The delegation of Bashkiria actively participates in discussion sessions at the Youth and Student Festival in Sochi. In addition to the educational program, various sports and cultural events are provided to participants.

Even today young people will have a meeting with the Chairman of the Central Election Commission of Russia Ella Pamfilova and the Director of the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Maria Zakharova.


USPTU signed agreement with University of Syria

On October 16, the delegation of Syrian Private University from the city of Damascus — Rector Nazir Ibrahim and the Dean of the Oil and Gas Department Maher Saadeh visited Ufa State Petroleum Technological University.

From the part of USPTU, the rector of Ufa State Petroleum Technological University Ramil Bakhtizin, pro-rector for external relations Marat Khusainov and the head of the International Cooperation Department Nail Chanyshev took part in the negotiations.


Bashkir capital is in top ten most cultured and educated cities of Russia

The Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation conducted a regular study of the state of cultural and educational environment in large and medium-sized cities within the framework of the project on assessing the quality of life.

According to the results of the survey, the experts expectedly awarded the first place on the list to the cultural capital of Russia — St.


Flu vaccine was received in full by Bashkiria

Bashkortostan received the last batch of flu vaccine. To date, SOVIGRIP influenza vaccines have been delivered to the republic at the expense of the federal budget in full (175,000 doses — for immunization of children, 1,250,000 doses for immunization of adults).

Thus, the supply of the vaccine is 100% complete.


First Russian-Chinese Neurosurgeons Congress will be held in Ufa

From October 18 to October 20, the First Russian-Chinese Congress of Neurosurgeons will be held at the Ufa Congress Hall. The organizers of the event are the Ministry of Health and the Association of Neurosurgeons of Russia, the Government and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Bashkortostan, the Chinese Neurosurgical Society.


Schoolchildren will be able to visit "Russia - My History" Park for free in Bashkiria on October 11

On October 11, Republic Day, Bashkortostan schoolchildren will be able to visit the multimedia historical park "Russia — My History" at VDNKh-Expo free of charge.

The "Russia — My History" Historical Park opened in Ufa on June 12. Bashkortostan was the first region after the capital, where the implementation of a large nationwide project "Russia — My History" was launched.


Unique extreme tourism object may appear on Bashkiria map

Today the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov met with participants of the scientific research expedition of divers-cave explorers. They arrived in Bashkortostan to explore the cave-source Sakaska at the Yumaguzinsky reservoir, which claims to be the longest underwater cave in Russia.


Bashkiria villagers will receive additional compensation for seized animals with foot-and-mouth disease

In Bashkortostan, villagers, from which cattle with foot-and-mouth disease were seized, will receive additional compensation. This was stated by the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov during a briefing session.

The first lump-sum payments to large families and low-income families in the quarantine area in the amount of 5 thousand rubles for urgent needs, including for the purchase of dairy products, have already begun on the instruction of the head of the republic.


Rustem Khamitov handed over state awards on eve of Republic Day

The Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov presented state awards of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Bashkortostan on the eve of the Republic Day. Orders, honorary commendations, titles and letters of appreciation were handed over to 47 employees representing different sectors of the regional economy for their professional achievements.


First UNESCO Geopark in Russia may appear in northeast of Bashkortostan

The Bashkir branch of the Russian Geographical Society conducted a study of potential tourist routes in the Salavat district of Bashkortostan. To date, a possibility of creating the first geological park in Russia under the auspices of UNESCO is discussed in the republic.

The north-eastern territories of the region are of great value from the geological point of view.


Deputy Plenipotentiary Envoy met with grantees of "iVolga" Youth Forum in Ufa

In the capital of Bashkiria, a meeting took place between Igor Panshin, the Deputy Plenipotentiary Envoy of the President of the Russian Federation to the Volga Federal District, and grantees of the Youth Forum of the Volga Federal District "iVolga". The Chief Federal Inspector for Bashkortostan Mikhail Zakomaldin, the Minister of Youth Policy and Sports of the region Andrei Ivanuta took part in the meeting.


USPTU will cooperate with American University of Rice

A memorandum of understanding and cooperation was signed between Ufa State Petroleum Technological University and Rice University Energy and Environment Initiative, Houston, Texas at the International Forum on Energy Efficiency and Energy Development "Russian Energy Week" (ENES Forum) in Moscow.


One-and-a-half-ton communications satellite is falling on Earth

The dual-purpose communication satellite Molniya-1-44, which was launched in Soviet times, is falling on Earth. Russian experts believe that it will burn in the atmosphere, only its miniature fragments can reach our planet.

The "Molniya -1-44" should cease to exist about October 20-25.


Weather forecast for week beginning in Bashkortostan

The Bashkir Office for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring announced the weather forecast for the next two days.

According to it, on the night of October 9, a light rain is forecasted in the republic. In the afternoon weather forecasters predict mix of clouds and sun, the wind will be southeast, moderate.


Ufa Congress Hall received "Russian Business Travel & MICE Award 2017"

The Ufa Congress Hall received a professional award in the field of business tourism — the "Russian Business Travel & MICE Award 2017". The ceremony took place the day before in Moscow.

The application was submitted in the nomination "Best Congress, Exhibition and Business Center of Russia".


Liliya Gumerova: "Russia has accumulated rich experience in ensuring gender equality"

The First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Science, Education and Culture Liliya Gumerova took part in the Regional Conference of Eastern Europe and Central Asia on Gender Equality in Chisinau.

The forum is organized with the support of the United Nations Development Program and the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the OSCE, the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova and the Government of Sweden.


Bashkiria schools entered 200 best schools rating of Russia

Two general educational institutions of Bashkortostan entered the Top-200 of the best schools federal rating in terms of enrolment to the leading universities of Russia. The Ufa Lyceum №153 took the 40th place in this list, the capital's gymnasium №93 — the 163rd.

The third annual rating of the 200 best schools in Russia was prepared by RAEX rating agency.


Forecasters predict up to 12 degrees in Bashkiria tomorrow

Tomorrow, on October 6, forecasters predict up to 12 degrees Celsius in the afternoon in Bashkiria. The night temperatures will also rise slightly. According to the regional Office for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring, the forthcoming night in the republic will be -2, +3 C.


Rustem Khamitov congratulated republican teachers on Teacher's Day

The Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov congratulated the teaching community of the republic on the International Teacher's Day.

"Dear education employees, veterans of teaching work! I heartily congratulate you on the International Teacher's Day!

This holiday is valuable for each of us.


It is forecasted rain with snow in Bashkortostan on October 5

According to weather forecasters, on October 5 in Bashkortostan cloudy weather with sunny periods is expected. Light rain with snow will drop in some places. North-west wind turning into the moderate south-west. The air temperature at night will be + 1, -4 C, in the east of the republic to -9 C, in the daytime + 4, + 9 C.


Ufa model Kristina Tolmacheva will represent Bashkiria at International Beauty Contest in South Korea

The 19-year-old Ufa Kristina Tolmacheva will represent Bashkortostan at the Miss Global Beauty Queen-2017 International Beauty Contest in South Korea. Information about this appeared in the official group of the "Miss Bashkortostan" model agency in the social network.

It is reported that this year Kristina Tolmacheva has already won the title of "First Runner-Up Miss Bashkortostan", "Second Runner-Up Miss Trans-Urals", and in 2016 she became the best graduate of the "Miss Bashkortostan" model school.


Asteroid twice bigger than Chelyabinsk meteorite flies to Earth

A huge asteroid 40 meters in diameter flies to Earth. The celestial body is twice the size of the Chelyabinsk meteorite. The asteroid can collide with our planet on October 12, and if this happens, then the Earth will face a catastrophe, Izvestia reports.

According to NASA, the cosmic body will approach the planet on October 12 at a distance of 43.


Airplane named after Bashkiria national poet Mustai Karim will fly over Russia

One of the passenger airplanes of the "Aeroflot" airline is named in honor of the national poet of Bashkortostan Mustai Karim. It went to the new domestic passenger aircraft Sukhoi Superjet 100.

The Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov addressed to the management of the Aeroflot with an initiative to name the aircraft after Mustai Karim.

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