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USUE competition opens for tourism re-branding initiatives


Ural State Economic University (USUE) announced a competition last week, inviting students to generate branding ideas for Nizhny Tagil’s new tourism development initiatives. The contest, which is sponsored fully by the administration of Nizhny Tagil, will distribute awards to the … Read More »

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Court dismisses UEN Cyprus’ claim against Urals Energy


A Moscow arbitration court dismissed UEN Cyprus’ claim against Urals Energy last week based on jurisdictional grounds. The case stems from UEN Cyprus’ $41.7 million claim against Urals Energy dealers over an alleged debt agreement made in 2010 between the … Read More »

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Sberbank withdrawal fees ruled illegal by Sverdlovsk court


The Sverdlovsk region’s consumer rights court ruled recently that Sberbank’s practice of charging customers a withdrawal fee for withdrawals of more than $1,400 per day is illegal. Under Sberbank’s current policies, customers can withdraw a maximum of $43,000 per month … Read More »

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Roizman under investigation in connection with murder of elderly pensioner

Yekaterinburg Mayor Yevgeny Roizman

Yekaterinburg Mayor Evgeny Roizman is currently being investigated by local and regional law enforcement agencies for potential involvement in the murder of an 80-year-old pensioner. Roizman’s alleged involvement in the May crime was implicated by local administration deputy Oleg Kinev on … Read More »

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Sverdlovsk allocates $571,000 to create jobs for region’s disabled


The Sverdlovsk regional government recently approved the allocation of approximately $571,000 towards the creation of regional jobs for the area’s disabled. Specifically, approved measure provides grants to area companies to install technical and infrastructural amenities to make it possible for … Read More »

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Three Russian cities may be cut from 2018 World Cup programme


The Russian cities of Volgograd, Kaliningrad and Yekaterinburg have been identified by FIFA as cities that may ultimately not be included in the 2018 FIFA World Cup program. In a statement made in Brazil last week, FIFA President Sepp Blatter … Read More »

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Soccer-themed street art gallery opens during Yekaterinburg’s Stengraffia Festival


A soccer-themed street art gallery opened in Yekaterinburg during the Stengraffia Festival on Monday. “As soon as today, residents and guests of the Urals can take a look at these out-of-the-ordinary street art dedicated to soccer games,” a statement from … Read More »

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Skolkovo partners with Amazon Web Services to provide tech cluster with cloud services


The Skolkovo Foundation announced on Wednesday plans to partner with Amazon Web Services to provide members of its technology cluster with state-of-the-art cloud resources. The partnership program will primarily benefit Skolkovo’s younger companies, which have been in existence for less than … Read More »

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