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Federal funds to support industrial parks in Sverdlovsk region

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The government of the Sverdlovsk Region reports local authorities have taken steps to attract over $860,000 in federal funds to finance the region’s industrial parks. The Russian government has set aside over $27 million to encourage small businesses to grow. … Read More »

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Skolkovo biomed cluster accepts agricultural newcomers

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Skolkovo’s biomed cluster has accepted more than 30 new agricultural startups as tenants at the industrial park, and even more businesses involved in forestry, crop production, microbiology and farming will soon move into the region. These additions are part of the … Read More »

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SKB Bank lends to agricultural businesses

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Ural Business Consulting recently reported that SKB Bank continues to support agricultural industries by lending to agribusinesses. Last week, SKB loaned funds to Alapayevsk Dairy Plant as part of the Sverdlovsk Region government’s 2015 seed time campaign. On March 16, … Read More »

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USMU starts SMS charity campaign

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Ural State Medical University has started an short message service (SMS) action charity campaign to raise finances for the military medic monument  to be built in Yekaterinburg. The charity, called “Remember,” will help Sverdlovsk commemorate military medics on the 70th … Read More »

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Subsidies for Sverdlovsk industrial parks approved

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The regional government cabinet recently approved subsidies for both private and municipal industrial parks within the Sverdlovsk region. The subsidies are part of an effort to make the region more appealing to investors through the development of more industrial parks. … Read More »

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Gazprom hosts youth sporting event

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During the recent school holidays, Gazprom Transgaz Yekaterinburg hosted a winter sporting event for approximately 200 children of Gazprom employees. Twenty teams, selected from the company’s various branches in the regions of Kurgan, Sverdlovsk, Chelyabinsk, and Orenburg, competed at the … Read More »

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Training contest, scholarship at Czech Republic university

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According to a recent announcement from Ural State Law University’s international relations department, there is a training competition to be held at a university in the Czech Republic’s South Moravian Region for master’s and post-graduate students. Applicants must have an … Read More »

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UBRD says plastic is king in attracting customers

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The Ural Bank for Reconstruction and Development (UBRD) believes one of the best ways businesses can gain customers is to provide more than one option of payment. Records at UBRD show that Russian customers spent more than $31 billion on … Read More »

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