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Public transit operators tell Polevskoy officials private vehicles overtake bus lanes


Public transportation operators and riders in Polevskoy recently began lodging complaints to municipal officials due to an increase of privately-operated vehicles driving in bus lanes. Such private transportation companies as cabs, van services and private coach buses are overcrowding lanes … Read More »

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Levnikov to referee Dynamo-Ural match in RPL


The Russian Premier League (RPL) announced that Cyril Levnikov will be the chief referee for the upcoming championship match between Dynamo Moscow and Ural Yekaterinburg. The 30 year-old Levnikov served as an RPL referee throughout the duration of the 2012-13 … Read More »

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Small-scale lodging association to make its home in Yekaterinburg


The Russian Association of Small-Scale Lodging will be organizing and setting up headquarters in Yekaterinburg, establishing the first-ever Russian association representing hostels and other small lodging operations in the Ural area. The association submitted its proposal to organize after consulting … Read More »

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John Lennon statue unveiled in Altai regional city of Barnaul


A six-foot stone monument of The Beatles’ John Lennon was unveiled the Altai city of Barnaul on Wednesday. The unveiling ceremony took place in “Turquoise Katun” park and featured a performance of popular Beatles songs by musicians from Barnaul and … Read More »

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Aviation professionals gather at Koltsovo for route network fundamentals course


Yekaterinburg’s Koltsovo Airport held an interactive seminar series entitled on route network fundamentals at its facility on Tuesday, bringing together employees of international airports from across Russia to build upon their skills. The educational modules within the seminar were based … Read More »

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PepsiCo hosts training session for raw milk producers in Ryazan


Last week, PepsiCo held a training session on methods to improve milk cow herd production with raw milk producers in Ryazan. Ryazan was the second of five cities to host the two-day seminar. PepsiCo first presented the session in Vladimir … Read More »

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UrFU students collaborate with IDGC on technology upgrades in Urals


Ural Federal University’s (UrFU) student construction team participated for the first time in a collaborative program with the Interregional Distribution Grid Company of the Urals (IDGC) aimed at upgrading the company’s landfill facilities and in-house training center. The 15 UrFU … Read More »

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UBRD: Cardholders spent most money in U.K., Maldives


Analysts from the Ural Bank for Reconstruction and Development (UBRD) announced the results of its two-month study of customer spending in foreign countries, naming the U.K. and Maldives as the two most popular locations among cardholders. In similar studies conducts … Read More »

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