Central Electoral Commission of Bashkortostan confirmed samples of contracts on broadcasting time granting

27 февраля

The Central Electoral Commission of Bashkortostan confirmed recommended samples of the contracts concluded between regional branches of political parties, registered candidates and the state organisations of TV-radio broadcasting, editors offices of the state printed periodicals while granting free or paid broadcasting time or printing area. The given contracts will be in effect during elections of deputies of the State Assembly — Kurultay of Bashkortostan Republic of the fifth convocation.

The President of Russia has signed the anti-tobacco law

26 февраля

The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has signed the anti-tobacco law according to which the smoking ban in public places will start to operate since June in Russia. The federal law «On health protection of citizens from influence of tobacco smoke and consequences of tobacco consumption» was accepted by the State Duma on February 12 this year and approved by the Federation Council on February 20. The federal law is accepted in order to realise in the Russian legislation the provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control ratified by the Russian Federation in 2008. The law, in particular, enters a ban on carrying out of lotteries and rendering sponsor's support to mass events by tobacco companies. Cigarettes should disappear from show-windows and counters — instead of them the price-list for tobacco products will be displayed there. Electronic cigarettes and chewing tobacco mixes also come within the purview of the law.

Spring-2013 will not be cold in Bashkiria – BashGydromet

26 февраля

From February 27, till March 2 snowfalls and blizzards are expected in Bashkortostan at strengthening of wind from 15 to 23 metres per second. Snow drifts will be formed on the roads.

Next session of republican parliament takes place in Ufa

26 февраля

In Ufa the 60th session of the State Assembly — Kurultay Bashkortostan of the fourth convocation is held. The confirmed agenda includes 46 questions.

Michael Babich and Rustem Khamitov visited Ufa Children's Home No.1

22 февраля

The plenipotentiary of the President of Russia in Volga Federal District Michael Babich and the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov visited the Bashkir Republican Children's Home No.1 in Ufa. The director of the Children's Home Fanisa Badretdinova said about the history of creation of the Children's Home and its current situation. “The Children's Home has been functioning since 1921,” the director informed. “Now there are 124 children here at the age from three till 18 years, basically social orphans. Since 2006 foster service successfully works at the Children's Home, since 2009 — post-foster service. The children, who were brought up by foster families and finished their studies are accompanied by our social teachers and psychologists. The work directed on social adaptation of pupils is organised at the Children's Home. Thanks to participation of children in the program «Gifted children» 70 percent of our pupils enter higher educational institutions.”

Rustem Khamitov held a working meeting with the "Kronospan" managing director Peter Kaindl

20 февраля

In Ufa the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov and the head of group of the companies «Kronospan Holding East Limited» Peter Kaindl discussed the progress of the priority investment project implementation «Manufacture of wood particle boards and laminboards» in the region, the press-service of the President RB informs. “Now we are going through the most difficult stage of our investment project implementation connected with registration of land plots, preparing documentation,” Rustem Khamitov marked. “We work in keeping with the signed Cooperation Agreement and we do everything to realise the project. Considerable investments into creation of the new industrial park infrastructure are planned.” “We have discussed details of the implemented plan on construction of the woodworking enterprise with the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov. We are satisfied by the fact that all necessary works are carried out in time. And we will start works directly on the construction site of the manufacture objects already this summer,” Peter Kaindl said following the results of the meeting.

Michael Babich has prepared for the President RF offers on counteraction to drug-related crimes

20 февраля

The situation with drugs circulation in the Volga regions, results of law enforcement bodies work in the sphere of counteraction to illegal circulation of drugs and perfection of measures against drug-related crimes became the main subjects of discussion in the plenipotentiary representation of the President RF in Volga Federal District (PFO). Michael Babich held a session of the Board on safety. The offers formulated during the session will be a basis of the report to the President of Russia concerning counteraction measures against drug-related crimes.

Rustem Khamitov inspected sports objects in Ufa

19 февраля

On Monday, February 18, the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov visited sports objects of Ufa where the VI Winter International Children's Games will be held from February 26 till March 3, 2013. As the press-service of the President informs, in the "Olympic-Park" sports complex the head of the republic examined the specialised Children's and Youth Sports School of Olympic Reserve on Mountain Skiing. The new building is erected here less than for a year. It includes the gym, premises for sportsmen and coaches, shower rooms, medical aid station and locker rooms. Rustem Khamitov visited a storehouse for the mountain-skiing equipment. Here on the special equipment by Reichmann Austrian Company professional sportsmen will prepare their skis and snowboards for competitions. The President specified a number of small defects in the sports construction, and charged the builders to correct them prior to the beginning of the competitions.

Bashkortostan delegation adopted experience of international summits carrying out in Astana

18 февраля

The delegation of Bashkortostan headed by the Deputy Prime-Minister of the Government Salavat Sagitov visited the capital of Kazakhstan Republic the city of Astana where the Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) took place in 2011.

The draft law «On consumer goods basket in Bashkortostan Republic» is prepared

08 февраля

The draft law «On consumer goods basket in Bashkortostan Republic» is prepared. As the press-service of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population RB marks, the document is developed according to guidelines on definition of consumer's basket for the main social and demographic groups of the population in subjects of the Russian Federation, confirmed by the Governmental Order on January 28, 2013.