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Bashkir State University won grants totaling over half a million rubles

15 июля

Bashkir State University won two grants of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, the press-centre of the university reports. The first grant for the work of young scientists headed by Professor Vadim Zakharov "Mathematical modeling of ion-coordination polymerization of dienes based on heat and mass transfer in turbulent microreactor" received 280,000 rubles.

Rustem Khamitov met with UNESCO delegation

11 июля

On July 10, Rustem Khamitov met with a delegation of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) headed by Mr. Stefano De Caro, the press service of the head of the region informs. "For more than 15 years Bashkortostan has been actively involved in the UNESCO activity. We are engaged in the implementation of international projects in the field of education, preservation of natural and cultural monuments. Among them there is a program "World Heritage", "Man and Biosphere" project, "Associated Schools" program, UNITWIN program of UNESCO department. We create conditions for the development of talented youth, promote student exchanges, we welcome students from overseas in our universities", Rustem Khamitov said. He also stressed that "due to fruitful cooperation with the Directorate of UNESCO, the Russian Committee, due to signing a communiqué, and an active presentation, we were able to consider the preservation of the Shulgan-Tash Cave and the Ural-Batyr epic at the world level. Two years ago, the mixed natural and cultural reserve "Bashkir Urals — Ural Batyr Land" was included in the provisional list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was a great event for us, the starting point for further work".

Slava Zaitsev’s Fashion House opens sale of collection created at Ufa knitting factory

11 июля

Clothing manufactured at Ufa knitting factory (Tricardo trademark) will be sold at the Fashion House of Slava Zaitsev in Moscow. The fashion designer Vyacheslav Zaitsev told about it at the presentation of the new autumn-winter collection created in collaboration with the Ufa knitting factory, which was held in Ufa.

Bashkortostan is the eighth in the Russian project "Universal Electronic Card"

09 июля

Bashkortostan took the eighth place in Russia in the project "Universal Electronic Card" (UEC). The first place went to Tula Region. Ratings are based on a number of key indicators, including the number of applications accepted, cards issued, operating points for submitting applications with regard to the number of inhabitants of the region, as well as other indicators. Currently in Bashkortostan almost 30,000 applications are submitted and more than 26,000 cards are issued, the press service of the Agency for Information Technologies of the Republic of Bashkortostan informs. There are 23 points for receiving applications and UEC issuing. UEC includes a transport application — unified social ticket (UST). 1,536 people are active users of UEC unified social ticket. Number of trips is 277,620. It also includes discount application valid in the territory of Bashkortostan and can be used in the unified republican discount-bonus system. 1,980 inhabitants are active users of discounted apps. For example, today the sum of transactions with UEC discount application exceeded 7 million rubles in the republic, and the sum of bonuses — 113 thousand rubles.

Rustem Khamitov met with the Deputy Minister of Communications RF Alexei Volin

18 июня

On June 17, Rustem Khamitov met with the Deputy Minister of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation Alexei Volin at the House of Republic. Prospects of television and radio broadcasting and print media development in the country, issues relating to postal services were discussed there, the press service of the head of the region informs. Rustem Khamitov marked the need to preserve and develop local television stations, especially broadcasting in native languages. “In this regard, the ministry's position and the position of the head of the region completely coincide”, Alexei Volin told reporters after the meeting. The Deputy Minister of Communications also informed the head of the republic that it was decided to retain analog broadcasting in the Russian Federation. Thereby five hundred regional and local broadcasters will be able to continue their operation. The head of the republic noted that all post offices in rural areas should be preserved. He underlined that in any case the number of rural post offices should not be reduced that they, in fact, represented the centres of social life for many local people.

First plane departed from Ufa to Simferopol within the subsidy program

09 июня

Flights from Ufa — Simferopol began on Sunday, June 8. Transportation is carried out by RedWings company. The flights will be operated twice a week, on Fridays and Sundays. Departure from Simferopol is at 12.05, arrival in Ufa at 17.25 (local time). Departure from Ufa is at 19.05, arrival to Simferopol at 19.05. Flights will be operated by Russian Tu-204. Sales on the flight Ufa – Simferopol were opened on May 26 at 22.00. A discount ticket cost 3025 rubles one-way, full fare (without subsidies) was 7300 rubles. The airline independently establishes a quota for discount tickets. 50 discount tickets are provided per one plane. The discount tickets for the summer months have been sold out for less than two days. 679.8 million rubles are allocated for the program of air transportation subsidizing to Simferopol and in the opposite direction in the federal budget. The subsidized air transportation will be executed from June 1 to October 31, from 17 Russian cities located in North-Western, Volga, Ural and Siberian Federal Districts.

Rustem Khamitov visited a concert of jazz band from Korea

06 июня

Rustem Khamitov with his wife Gulshat Khamitova attended a concert of jazz band "Stone Jazz" representing its program to Ufa audience during a visit to Bashkortostan the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea in the Russian Federation, M-r Wi Sung Lac.

Bashkiria population has increased by 1438 people since the beginning of 2014

06 июня

The overall result of natural movement and migration of the population was positive and amounted to 1438 people in January-April. According to Bashkortostan Statistics Agency, migration loss (minus 355 people) was compensated by the natural population increase (1793).

Rustem Khamitov participated in the All-Russian meeting of MIA Directorates on public order maintenance

05 июня

The IV All-Russian seminar — meeting with the deputy police chiefs on public order maintenance of the regional MIA Directorates and the Main Directorates is held in Ufa. For the first time, the meeting was attended by MIA employees of Crimea and the MIA Directorate of Russia in Sevastopol. Rustem Khamitov, the head of the republic, welcomed the attendees. He wished policemen success and appreciated their contribution to social stability. The head of the region spoke about the situation in the republic focusing on the economy and prospects for economic development. Khamitov praised the work of the Bashkir police in the sphere of public order maintenance: "Thanks to you lots of the highest level events — sports, cultural and political ones are conducted safely. Next year the biggest event will be the SCO and BRICS Summits. About 15 heads of member-states will arrive in Ufa. You will have to ensure their safety and public order. Current tasks should be performed too. On September 14 elections of the head of the region will be carried out. Equal conditions for all candidates should be ensured. You should prevent destabilization and deliberate unrest provocation".

Bashkortostan representatives participated in the XI TURKSOY Photographers' Gathering

05 июня

In the Turkish city of Isparta the XI Photographers' Gathering of TURKSOY was held, organized jointly with Suleiman Demirel University. According to the press service of TURKSOY, the event was first held on a grand scale. 30 photographers from 20 countries and regions of Eurasia: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan , Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Bashkortostan, Khakassia, Tatarstan, Sakha (Yakutia), Kabardino-Balkaria, Tuva and Gagauzia (Moldova), Albania, Iraq, Belarus, Austria and Italy participated in the event.