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UrFU receives grant for rare-earth metal extraction program

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Ural Federal University’s (UrFU) Institute of Physics and Technology announced on Monday that it has received federal funding to develop new methods to extract rare-earth metals. The $7.83 million grant was furnished to UrFU’s physics and technology institute as part … Read More »

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USUE hosts this year’s Day of Financier in Yekaterinburg

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Ural State Economic University (USUE) was the the primary host venue for Day of Financier activities on Sept. 8 in Yekaterinburg. Thousands of Yekaterinburg residents descended upon USUE’s campus to participate in personal finance activities, practical training sessions and a … Read More »

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USUE holds Young Restaurateurs Forum at EurAsia International Culinary Salon

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Ural State Economic University (USUE) organized the Young Restaurateurs Forum, a special learning event for USUE culinary students, during the 8th EurAsia International Culinary Salon. Held from Sept. 3-5 at the university, this year’s EurAsia International Culinary Salon brought together … Read More »

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VisitUSA RoadShow debuts at USUE

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The American Consulate in Yekaterinburg debuted its VisitUSA RoadShow, a dynamic information session about traveling to the U.S., at Ural State Economic University on Monday. During the event, U.S. Consul General in Yekaterinburg Otto Hans van Maerssen and Consular Chief … Read More »

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American Consul General visits Artyomovskiy agroindustrial firm

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The American Consul General in Yekaterinburg visited Sverdlovsk’s leading agroindustrial firm Artyomovskiy on Sept. 9 to discuss opportunities to collaborate on projects related to Russia’s agricultural sector. Artyomovskiy was founded in 2005 and has since become the largest agroindustrial enterprise … Read More »

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Skolkovo launches More than Moore computer hardware contest

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Skolkovo announced the start of the More than Moore contest last week, which will offer up to $400,000 in prizes to start ups that can incrementally increase processor speeds. Under technologist Gordon Moore’s current law, computer processors are quickly able … Read More »

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Urals State Conservatory holds Masters World Performing Arts concert

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Yekaterinburg’s Urals State Conservatory held a concert entitled Masters World of Performing Arts last Tuesday, bringing together renown musicians to perform selected works by classical composers. Among the participating musicians were Russia’s Trio, who performed selections by Rachmaninoff, and famed … Read More »

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Yekaterinburg Opera opens 2014-2015 season with Satyagraha

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The Yekaterinburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre will open its 103rd season on Tuesday with the Russian premiere of Phillip Glass’ “Satyagraha”. “Satyagraha” chronicles the life of Indian independence leader and human rights activist Mahatma Gandhi during the period … Read More »

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