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WNBA Coach of the Year Sandy Brondello to coach UMMC Yekaterinburg

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WNBA 2014 Coach of the Year Sandy Brondello recently arrived to Russia to begin her post as assistant coach of UMMC Yekaterinburg. Brondello, an Australian native and former WNBA player, was recruited by the Russian League to not only boost … Read More »

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Yekaterinburg’s Factory Kitchen UZTM proposed as cultural heritage site

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Sverdlovsk Regional Minister for State Property Alexei P’yankov introduced a draft resolution to include Yekaterinburg’s Factory Kitchen UZTM in the national list of cultural heritage sites during a meeting of the regional government on Friday. Situated at 3 Red Partisans … Read More »

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Yekaterinburg youth to train veterans on computer use

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The Ordzhonikidze district’s Council of Veterans received renewed municipal funding this week to continue Education and Training Through Two-Way Communication, a program that enlists young people to provide computer training for veterans. Now in its third-year, Education and Training Through … Read More »

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WorldSkills promises spectacular opening ceremony to Hi-Tech championship in Yekaterinburg

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Yekaterinburg’s WorldSkills Hi-Tech organizing committee announced on Friday that noted artist Igor Cahill will direct the event’s official opening and closing ceremonies. The opening ceremony will be held Oct. 30 at the Yekaterinburg Expo center and will feature lasers, dancers … Read More »

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French universities present course offerings at UrFU

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Representatives from 16 French universities and higher educational institutions presented their course offerings at Ural Federal University last week. Held Oct. 8-9, the recruitment session was attended by approximately 300 students, faculty members and staff of UrFU and nearby universities. … Read More »

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New housing output doubles in Sverdlovsk region in 2014

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Statistics agency Sverdlovskstat reported on Friday that new housing output in the Sverdlovsk region during the first nine months of the year exceeded 2013′s figures by 1.9 times. A total of 15,052,252 square feet of new housing were commissioned in … Read More »

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Russia to unveil 2018 FIFA World Cup emblem on Oct. 28

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FIFA announced on Wednesday that it will join the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) in unveiling the Official Emblem of Russia 2018 on Oct. 28 during a ceremony in Moscow. The unveiling of the official emblem is considered one of the … Read More »

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Yekaterinburg Circus holds special performance for veteran performers

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Yekaterinburg Circus held a special performance on Sunday for an invited group of former Russian Circus performers and first-time patrons. Yekaterinburg Circus Director-General Vadim Gagloyev met with veterans of the national circus on Saturday night to extend a formal invitation. … Read More »

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