Latest Headlines


Sverdlovsk allocates money for education

education

The Sverdlovsk government recently approved an allocation of $401.2 million for education in various municipalities through a grant. “The costs to the educational sphere is one of the most tangible regional budget lines. … It is important that the municipalities … Read More »

Posted in Daily News, Education | Leave a comment

Galago gives birth at Yekaterinburg Zoo

tolst galago 2

Yekaterinburg Zoo recently announced a new addition — a galago named Anatoly Makarov. On Dec. 23, the galago named Sonja gave birth to Anatoly. Galagos, also known as bushbabies, are small, nocturnal primates native to Africa. The animals typically live in … Read More »

Posted in Daily News | Leave a comment

Sverdlovsk increases deportations of illegal immigrants

Immigration_2

The Sverdlovsk region’s government nearly doubled the number of illegal immigrants it deported in 2014. In 2013, 700 illegal immigrants were deported from the region, Sergey Shchebekin, chief officer of court for the region, said. In 2014, that number increased … Read More »

Posted in Daily News, Policy | Leave a comment

Koltsovo International Airport opens new restaurants

images

A number of new restaurants have recently opened at Koltsovo International Airport. So far, the airport has opened 14 new restaurants and cafes in the holding areas and terminals, and has plans to open more in the coming months. The … Read More »

Posted in Business, Daily News, Economy, Industry & Opportunity, Transportation | Leave a comment

Ural State Mining student wins Yekaterinburg pride contest

Ural State Mining Unversity

The Yekaterinburg administration recently honored Nikolai Kosarev of Ural State Mining University as winner of the annual “Favorite City of Ekaterinburg” media contest. The award was presented at the university. The contest has been a longtime city tradition. In this … Read More »

Posted in Daily News, Education | Leave a comment

Yekaterinburg predicts rise in its hotels’ occupancy in 2015

220px-Yekaterinburg_skyline2

Yekaterinburg hotels have been successful in getting at least 55 percent of their rooms booked since 2009, and the city council expects 60 percent occupancy in 2015, the council said Tuesday. The number of hotels in Yekaterinburg has doubled between … Read More »

Posted in Business, Daily News, Economy | Leave a comment

Ural Federal University believes birds key to learning about coexistence

250px-Ural_Federal_University_(eng)

Ural Federal University recently began the process of counting birds such as mallard ducks and falcons to assist in scientific efforts. Although scientists in Russia were unsuccessful in counting some mallard ducks, New York residents stepped up to assist in … Read More »

Posted in Daily News, Education, Science | Leave a comment

SARS levels decrease in the Sverdlovsk region

sars

Levels of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) cases in the Sverdlovsk region this year are below the average incidence rates, government health officials said Monday. There have been 14,377 SARS cases in the Sverdlovsk region so far in 2015. This … Read More »

Posted in Daily News, Health | Leave a comment

More News Headlines

Middle Urals migrant workers increase by 63% in 2014

Read More »

Yekaterinburg retail industry flourishes

Read More »

UBRD offers expanded list of services

Read More »

UBRD’s equity capital, operating income surge in 2014

Read More »

1,500 participants in All-Russian Olympiad regional stage

Read More »

Health managers to take quality training

Read More »

My Documents to open in all Sverdlovsk cities

Read More »

Sverdlovsk provides housing for 260 war vets, disabled in 2014

Read More »

Koltosovo Airport opens new transfer facility

Read More »

Technoserv, Skolkovo sign partnership

Read More »

URFU, Geomera developing laser meter

Read More »

Yekaterinburg children’s railway reconstruction set for completion in 2015

Read More »

UBRD ranked 22 among Russia’s most attractive investment banks

Read More »

Skolkovo Mentor Program a success

Read More »

Uralchem teams up with Perm State National Research University

Read More »

Yekaterinburg Concert Club among top 200 most visited clubs worldwide

Read More »

Sverdlovsk increases social payments and benefits

Read More »

Liter of fuel average cost hits $0.50 U.S. in Yekaterinburg

Read More »

Prosecutors praised for role in good quality of life in Urals

Read More »

URFU graduate leaves Dakar Rally

Read More »

Government approves Sverdlovsk railway projects

Read More »

Maintenance improves Sukholozhsktsement raw mill efficiency by 10%

Read More »

Tourism officials request cancellation of financial guarantees

Read More »

Central Bank of Russia asked to reduce interest rate

Read More »