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Bashkortostan news

11.04.2014 Friday

The capital of Bashkortostan became the leader of voting for the title of the most attractive, recognizable and symbolic Russian city. Ufa has already got over 55 thousand votes.

At the same time the capital of Bashkortostan is almost "smashing" its opponents. The breakaway from Maikop, taking the second line, is more than seven thousand votes. In addition to these cities, Cheboksary, Kaliningrad and Krasnoyarsk are in top five.

04.04.2014 Friday

A professional graphic design exhibition TOP 10 opened in Ufa. The display in  Miras art gallery represents the best projects of the Russian brand design rated by the Communication Agencies Association of Russia in 2013: outstanding examples of branding and identity for posters, printing and packaging. The exhibition is supported by Ufa City Municipal District Administration in the framework of the Days of graphic design in Ufa.

03.03.2014 Monday

March 3, 2014 Ufa hosted another torch relay – the travel of the Paralympic Flame. It was brief but rather intensive. The main distinctive feature of this relay race was a special ceremony of lighting the Flame. Every city receiving the Paralympic Flame organized a unique ceremony.

Unlike the Olympic Torch Relay, this race was happening at several cities simultaneously. Ufa became one of the last cities hosting the Flame before it got to Sochi.

28.02.2014 Friday

February 25, 2014 during his visit to Ufa Gurcan Oral, the chairman of the board of ODAK Turkish group of companies met with Irek Yalalov, the Head of Ufa City Municipal District Administration. The meeting was also attended by Ramil Shamseev, the chairman of LLC ODAK-UFA, Damir Muginov, the investor of the hotel construction project next to Gostinyi Dvor and Ildar Khasanov, Deputy Head of Ufa City Municipal District Administration.

ODAK group of companies erects a hotel complex in Ufa next to Gostinyi Dvor as a contractor. During the meeting the peculiarities of construction, details of the project, architectural and planning solutions were discussed.

26.02.2014 Wednesday

A meeting was held in the municipality on the prospects of cooperation between RusHydro group of companies, Future Pipe Industries and the Republic of Bashkortostan in the framework of the project implementation on localizing production of GRP pipes in the Industrial park of JSC RBEF in Ufa.

The meeting was attended by Irek Yalalov, the Head of Ufa City Municipal District Administration, Antoine Habib, executive vice president of Future Pipe Industries in the Middle East and Russia, Alexander Kushvid, director general of RBEF, Ziyad Saleeby, representative of Future Pipe Industries and others.

20.02.2014 Thursday

The population of Ufa city exceeded 1 mln. 100 thou. people. This data was released to public at the press conference of Irek Yalalov, the Head of Ufa City Municipal District Administration, on February 18, 2014.


13.02.2014 Thursday

On February 12th Irek I. Yalalov has been elected the Head of Ufa City Municipal District Administration. The decision has been adopted on the 29th session of Ufa City Council. 

07.02.2014 Friday

"The land keeping traditions" this is the title of an exhibition of Russian and foreign photographers, which opened on February 6 in Oblaka center for contemporary art. The exposition includes more than 100 works, united under one topic - the nature and culture of Bashkortostan.


03.02.2014 Monday

Russian biathlete, an Ufa native, Maxim Chudov was elected the mayor of the secondary  Olympic Village "Sloboda", which is located in the immediate vicinity of the complex, where skiers and biathletes train .

27.01.2014 Monday

The Commission  is aimed at taking under control the implementation of integrated programs, which are designed to develop the day and night looks of Ufa in a single art and architectural style, as well as making decisions on correspondence of advertising structures with the architectural appearance of existing buildings.

22.01.2014 Wednesday

January 17, 2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the volunteers involved in the preparation and carrying out of the XXII Olympic and XI Paralympic Winter Games. During the meeting, the volunteers could get answers to their questions from the President. Among those who were lucky enough to ask a question to the President was Ufa citizen Evgeniya, who now lives in Moscow.

17.01.2014 Friday

In the bid campaign Ufa will represent Russia as a candidate to host the World Games in national and non-Olympic sports in 2021.

15.01.2014 Wednesday

Attracting foreign investments and modern technologies to the city of Ufa was discussed in the municipality with the representative of Bashkortostan’s interest in Germany, the head of SCHWESINGER INTERNATIONAL & CIE» company Mr. Hartmut Schwesinger.

15.01.2014 Wednesday

A Bashkir State Pedagogical University n.a. Akmulla student Aigul Valieva takes part in the most prestigious international beauty contest in the world among students «WORLD MISS UNIVERSITY-2014", which will be held on January 15-27, 2014 in Korea. The contest was established by the United Nations and UNESCO and will be supported by South Korean President Park Geun-hye.

19.12.2013 Thursday

Paris Hilton, a former heiress of Hilton Hotels hotel chain, will visit Ufa on December 21st. Famous singer, actress and model from the USA is going to arrange an autograph session at "June" shopping mall. 

19.12.2013 Thursday

Olympic Torch Relay is a symbol of peace, sport, friendship and mutual understanding. It has already covered thousands of kilometers through Russia. Ufa will be the 89th city receiving Olympic Torch Relay. 


16.12.2013 Monday

December 14, 2013 the first water park in Bashkortostan opened in Ufa in "Planet" shopping mall. The new buildings, which are of great social importance, were first inspected by the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov.

13.12.2013 Friday

The Head of Administration of Ufa City Municipal District Irek Yalalov visited the Center for Contemporary Art "Oblaka" (rus. “Clouds”).


05.12.2013 Thursday

The working group of Non-profit partnership "Youth Hockey League" has visited Ufa. The delegation headed by the Director of YHL Dmitry Efimov met with representatives of republican authorities - Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Bashkortostan Marat Magadeev and Minister of Youth Politics and Sports Andrey Ivanyuta. 

29.11.2013 Friday

Nov.28 Representatives of Turkish companies met with Ufa authorities on the question of construction Metrobus lines in the city.