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Sverdlovsk region NGOs win at All-Russian Festival of Assistance Programs

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Three Sverdlovsk-based social assistance programs received awards on Thursday during the Fifth All-Russian Festival of Assistance Programs in Moscow. Yekaterinburg-based project DAR received the gold medal in the Improving Morale of the Citizens category. Established in 2009, DAR gives children … Read More »

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Kuyvashev meets with Iranian governor to discuss joint projects

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Sverdlovsk Governor Evgeny Kuyvashev met with Mohammad Nasser Nikbaht, the governor of the Iranian province Hamadan, on Wednesday to discuss prospective joint projects in the areas of mining and ore-processing. Kuyvashev’s meeting with the governor was held as part of … Read More »

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Sverdlovsk region presents two economic development scenarios for 2015-2017

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Acting Economics Minister of the Sverdlovsk Region Anna Uskova presented two separate scenarios for economic development in the Sverdlovsk region for 2015-2017 on Wednesday during a meeting of the regional government. Uskova’s two models include financial projects for both moderately … Read More »

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UrFU hip-hop dance team places third in Unite world championship

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Fast and Furious, the official dance team of Ural Federal University, placed third at the Unite world hip-hop dance championship held in Prague on Sunday. This year’s Unite championship drew student hip-hop dance teams from universities across Russia, Hungary, South … Read More »

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Upper Pyshma student wins Junior European Chess Championship

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Timur Fakhrutdinov, a 13-year-old student from Upper Pyshma, won the gold medal at the Junior European Chess Championship held in Batumi, Georgia, on Thursday. Fakhrutdinov scored six wins and three draws in the nine-round tournament organized for young adults under … Read More »

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MGIMO offers dual-degree program with California’s Monterey Institute of International Studies

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Moscow State Institute of International Studies signed an agreement with U.S.-based Monterey Institute of International Studies to offer dual degree programs on Saturday. The agreement was signed at the 70th anniversary meeting of MGIMO’s alumni association in Montreux, Switzerland, by … Read More »

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UBRD listed among top 35 largest banks in Russia

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Ural Bank for Reconstruction and Development (UBRD) announced on Tuesday that it was included in ratings agency RIA Ranking’s third quarter 2014 list of the top 50 largest Russian banks. As of Oct. 1, UBRD was ranked 35th in Russia … Read More »

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UrFU holds National Festival of Students

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Ural Federal University kicked off the fourth National Festival of Students on Tuesday as part of its Organization of Work with Young People program. Established in 2011, the National Festival of Students aims to increase the level of interactions between … Read More »

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