The Winter Olympics 2014 in Sochi will start in a little more than two weeks. List of members of the Bashkir representatives in the Russian team at these Games is already known.
From January 22 to February 19, Russian creative public organization "Union of Artists of Russia" with the support of the Russian Academy of Arts and the International Confederation of Unions of Artists present the Russian art exhibition "Russia XII" in the Central House of Artists.
On January 14 in Moscow it was decided to nominate Ufa as a candidate city to host the World Games XI in 2021 at the meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission for the organization and conducting international sports competitions in the territory of Russia. The meeting was chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak. Speaking at the meeting of the Commission, the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov noted that Bashkortostan was ready to host the World Games in 2021, the press service of the head of the republic informs. "Bashkortostan is deservedly considered as one of the most sports promoting regions of Russia, with extensive experience in major international competitions", Rustem Khamitov said. The Russia's bid will be submitted to the Organizing Committee of the International Association of the Games until the end of May 2014. A final decision on the venue of the Games will be made in 2015.
An agreement on cooperation in the field of railway transportation between the Republic of Bashkortostan and JSC "Russian Railways" for 2014-2016 is concluded, according to the website of the Kuibyshev Railway. The document was signed by the head of the Kuibyshev Railway Sergey Solozhenkin and the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of Bashkortostan Rauf Nugumanov.
Special program of Russian Film Festival in New York was dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Rudolf Nureyev27 декабря
In the framework of the VI Festival of documentary films in New York City a special program dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Rudolf Nureyev was presented, IA «Tatar-inform» reports. The program includes two documentaries devoted to the great dancer: "Rudolf Nureyev. Rebellious Demon" (director — T.Malova) and "Rudolf Nureyev. Farewell, Motherland!"(director — F.Davletshin), as well as an eight-minute video from the personal archive of Nureyev (shown for the first time) and the speech by of the member of the American National Academy of Design S.Gollebakh sharing his memories about the great dancer.
The cases of Internet fraud associated with shopping in online stores become more frequent, the press service of Express Mail Service of the Russian Post informs. “Websites of online stores that deal with fraud appeared in the net. Such stores sell prepaid products and delivery executed allegedly by express service “EMS Russian Post”, the company said.
Hazardous substances are not found in the Bashkir honey – Bashkortostan Directorate of Rosselkhoznadzor25 декабря
Bashkortostan Directorate of Rosselkhoznadzor (Federal Agency for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision) has not confirmed the presence of carcinogens decomposition products of nitrofurans — antibacterial substances in the Bashkir honey. As ITAR-TASS reported the day before, Rosselhoznadzor raised claims to the safety of the Russian honey. This was announced by the head of department Sergey Dankvert at the press conference in Moscow. Hazardous substances were found in 30 percent of domestic honey samples taken during the study by the branch institute. It concerned carcinogenic decomposition products of nitrofurans.
In Bashkortostan drug control officers seized more than 300 doses of synthetic drugs and about 400 grams of marijuana from illegal turnover. The drug control police of Sterlitamak during a joint operation with the road police stopped the Daewoo Nexia car in the city street. There were three people in the car during personal survey of which it was found more than one hundred doses of synthetic drugs.
One week is left for the "activation" of the pension co-financing state program by participants who not made their first installments. The program is activated by making the first payment, the press service of the Bashkortostan Department of the Pension Fund explains.
In Bashkortostan activity has begun on nominating the city of Ufa as Russian candidate to host the XI World Games 2021.