Society

International Children's Day through the eyes of statistics

02 июня

The International Children's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world on the first day of summer. Statistics analyzed data on birth and development of the education system in our republic.

Beloretsk residents collected 10 cubic metres of waste during cleaning the River White banks

27 мая

In Beloretsk All Russian ecological campaign "Clean Banks to our Rivers and Lakes!" was held. As part of the campaign Beloretsk residents cleaned the White riverbank — near the town beach, Krutoy Kamen and Belsky bridge. Total about 250 people took part in the clean-up of the banks of the river. More than 10 cubic metres of waste were collected and transported to the landfill of solid household waste for two hours.

Photo artists of the SCO and BRICS countries will go on tour across Bashkiria

27 мая

From June 10 to 17, Bashkortostan will host an international event "Nature. Human being. Culture-2014" with participation of photographers from SCO and BRICS countries. This year participants from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Iran, Italy, Brazil, Crimea and Bashkortostan, Moscow and Chelyabinsk are announced. Total 20 photographers are expected.

Comfortable urban environment - is a common work of townspeople and professionals - the President RB

16 мая

The President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov opened in Ufa the urbanistic conference "Ufa Tomorrow: Tools for Positive Changes". The forum is dedicated to the integrated development of the area and improvement of urban environment quality. Urban planners, architects and other urban experts from Moscow and abroad made reports at the plenary session. Rustem Khamitov noted that one of the major issues today was to create a comfortable life for the townspeople, to create a quality urban environment. According to Rustem Khamitov, Ufa is an interesting city that requires development. He marked good demographic situation in the Bashkir capital. “At the same time our city has numerous industrial enterprises: they occupy eight thousand hectares from 70 000 hectares of territory, but the green area occupies 20,000 hectares”, the head of the region said. The environment preservation issue is very topical in the city due to the presence of large oil refineries. Also, the transportation is also a big problem. There is no decision yet, but as the President of Bashkortostan said "in the near future we will focus our efforts on finding it. We continue to widen the streets so far".

Bashkortostan media executives will participate in environmental action

16 мая

Media executives of Bashkortostan will participate in environmental clean-up event in Ufa. The environmental event with editors, journalists and media workers will be held for the second time. The campaign was organized by administration of the Kirov district of the capital last year, which was devoted to the environment protection.

Rustem Khamitov: "Our nation has no larger event, no greater celebration than the Victory Day"

08 мая

The President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov congratulated veterans on Victory Day at a solemn meeting at the City Palace of Culture. The memory of the fallen heroes was honoured by a moment of silence. Rustem Khamitov said that our people had no larger event, no greater celebration than the Victory Day. It reminds the whole world that it was our country, our army and our people who made a decisive blow to Nazism. Bashkortostan President emphasized a special nature of the holiday this year. “The spring of 2014 was special for Russia, for you and me. Reunion of Crimea and Sevastopol with Russia has become one of the most important events in recent history”, Khamitov said. “It is symbolic that we once again celebrate our common victory in the year of the 70th anniversary of the Crimea liberation from Nazi invaders.”

Ufa Airport on the occasion of Victory Day will serve veterans in the business lounge free of charge

08 мая

From May 7 to 11, in connection with the celebration of Victory Day, Ufa International Airport will serve all veterans departing from Ufa in the business lounge free of charge. In case of unexpected flights delays veterans and those who will accompany them, will be accommodated at the airport hotel, the press office of the aviation hub informs.

Sharp rise in river levels is expected in Sterlitamak

05 мая

From May 4 to 9, more than twofold increase in the discharge of water from the Yumaguzinskoye Reservoir is expected, Sterlitamak flood commission reports. Water discharge to the River White floodplain, backwater and increased water levels in the rivers Ashkadar and Sterlya are possible.

Ufa residents took part in the World Health Day

08 апреля

On the World Health Day Ufa hosted a special medical and preventive event organized by the Youth Public Chamber of the State Assembly RB and Bashkir State Medical University (BSMU). About 500 city residents came to learn about the state of their health.

Letters of Bashkiria residents are delivered to Sevastopol

03 апреля

The night before, the participants of humanitarian expedition to Crimea returned to Ufa. It started on March 24 at the Friendship Monument Square. A motor caravan of four trucks loaded with 75 tons of cargo travelled the way of 2.5 thousand kilometres to reach Simferopol. A photojournalist from Bashinform New Agency Oleg Yarovikov was also among the participants of the expedition along with journalists, senior officials of the Government RB. We mentioned in the previous article about how the convoy brought the humanitarian aid to Simferopol. In Sevastopol, the humanitarian mission participants from Bashkortostan distributed messages from people directly on the streets. Letters were received by war veterans, ordinary passers-by, young people. One of the messages written by Dorifey priest, the cleric of Neftekamsk and Birsk diocese was transferred personally to father George, the legendary abbot of Sevastopol St. Nicholas Church. The action "We — together", as part of which more than two hundred Ufa residents sent letters to residents of Crimea was initiated by the regional office of All-Russia People’s Front.