Flight from Ufa to Simferopol will cost 2,5 thousand rubles

08 апреля

50 percent of the cost of a flight from Ufa to Simferopol is subsidized by the state, a plane ticket for passengers will cost 2.5 thousand rubles, the Federal Air Transport Agency informs.

UNESCO will support an inclusion of the Bashkir Urals Biosphere Reserve in the World Heritage List

01 апреля

Bashkortostan delegation headed by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Government RB Liliya Gumerova visited UNESCO headquarters in Paris on March 27-28. As reported by the Committee RB for UNESCO Affairs, Liliya Gumerova met with the Deputy Director-General for External Relations and Public Information Eric Falt, Director of the World Heritage Centre Kishore Rao and experts of the organization. The parties discussed the implementation of activities under the bilateral communiqué signed by the President RB Rustem Khamitov and UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova following the results of Bashkortostan presentation at UNESCO headquarters on October 1-2, 2013. Issues regarding a visit by Irina Bokova of cultural heritage and educational institutions in the republic on the invitation of the President of Bashkortostan were discussed. During the meeting of Liliya Gumerova with the Director of the World Heritage Centre Kishore Rao, as well as several experts from UNESCO, the parties agreed to continue mutual close preparations of Bashkir nomination — Bashkir Urals Biosphere Reserve for inclusion in the World Heritage List. Kishore Rao confirmed that in case of request from the Russian part, UNESCO would recommend and assist in engaging technical experts from the Advisory Bodies of the World Heritage Committee (ICOMOS and IUCN ), which would be able to evaluate the potential of the Bashkir object on site and consult Russian specialists in preparation of appropriate materials for the nomination dossier.

United Petrochemical Company will direct 959.8 million rubles for Ufaorgsintez stock repurchase

01 апреля

JSC "United Petrochemical Company" (a part of Sistema JSFC) is to buy out 10 081 685 shares at minority shareholders of Ufaorgsintez by offer, representing 8.9 percent of the authorized capital, the issuer reported in the media.

Bashkiria residents will be informed about the necessity of preventive vaccinations

01 апреля

From April 21, European Immunization Week will begin in Bashkortostan; it will last until April 26. This large-scale event is held in the Russian Federation including in the republic since 2006. The main objective of the Immunization Week is to draw public attention to the importance of preventive vaccinations, to raise awareness about the benefits of immunization.

Bashkiria’s humanitarian aid is delivered to residents of Crimea

28 марта

Прошлой ночью гуманитарной помощи из Башкортостана жителям Крыма приехали в город Симферополь. По словам члена этой гуманитарной экспедиции, руководитель пресс-службы Правительства РБ Павел Samoilin, мотор караван из четырех тяжелых грузовиков с грузом 75 тонн пошли на расстояние 2,5 тысячи километров. В Керчи гуманитарной члены миссии встречались с представителями башкирской диаспоры - генеральный директор Торгового Дома "Башкортостан" Марат Masalimov со своими коллегами. Затем, караван из Башкортостана в сопровождении ГАИ пошел столица Крыма город Симферополь в 16 часов по местному времени.

Rustem Khamitov congratulated Bashkir athletes and coaches - participants of the Winter Paralympics in Sochi

18 марта

On March 17, the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov sent congratulatory telegrams to athletes and coaches representing our republic at the XI Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, the press service of the head of the region informs. Greetings from the head of the republic were received by Paralympics medalists — Irek Zaripov, Azat Karachurin, Kirill Mikhailov, Alexander Davidovich and coaches — Amir Gumerov, Salavat Gumerov and Nadezhda Gumerova. In the telegrams the leader of the republic expressed his admiration on sporting achievements of athletes from Bashkortostan and wished them new champion titles. Bashkir athletes replenished the medal count of the Russian team with four bronze, one silver and two gold medals. Upon arrival in the republic athletes represented Bashkortostan at Paralympics and won medals will receive monetary awards.

A march in support of the people of Ukraine and Crimea took place in Ufa

18 марта

On the day of the referendum in the Crimea Ufa townspeople organized a march in support of the brotherly people of Ukraine and Crimea. As the press-centre of the Federation of Trade Unions RB informs, a procession sanctioned by city authorities started from Lenin Square, passed along October Avenue, 50 years of the USSR Street to the Sports Palace.

Access to public services can be obtained via short number "115"

13 марта

The Ministry of Telecom & Mass Communications of Russia reports on its official website that the short number "115" started working in mobile radio networks across the country to call the Unified support service for consultations while receiving state and municipal services in electronic form.

Ufa International Airport transfers to spring- summer schedule from March 30

13 марта

Ufa International Airport starts to work on the spring- summer schedule from March 30, the press service of the regional air hub informs. Compared to season of "Summer 2013" volume of international flights of Ufa Airport grew by 45 percent in 2014. The frequency of flights to Prague (" Czech Airlines"), to Dubai (" Flydubai ") is increased to four times a week, up to two times a week — to Barcelona, Yerevan and Thessaloniki. International route network expands due to other Greek cities, too: once in 10 days direct flights to Rhodes and Heraklion will be made by the "Orenburg Airlines". In addition, there will be a direct flight to Tajikistan: "UTair" aircraft will depart to Khujand once a week.

Famous dancer Vladimir Vasilyev will read a fairy tale to children in Ufa

12 марта

On Monday, March 17, children in ward of the Charitable Educational Foundation "Markhamat", as well as children from orphanages and shelters, pupils of music schools once again will have an interesting meeting. As part of the charity project "Children's Album" initiated in January 2014 by "Markhamat" Foundation together with the Symphony Orchestra of the Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theatre, with support of the Ministry of Culture RB a famous dancer and choreographer Vladimir Vasiliev is invited to Ufa. He will read two tales to children: "The Tale of the Priest and of His Workman Balda", music by Dmitry Shostakovich and "The Tale of the Golden Cockerel" by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov.