A skyline view of Yekaterinburg
On Tuesday, Aeroexpress and Swiss train car manufacturer Stadler held a ceremony at Stadler's plant in Altenrhein, Switzerland, to celebrate the start of production for the first 25 double decker train cars to be added to Aeroexpress' Russian fleet.
Last Friday, Ural State Economic University hosted the closing ceremony of the 2014 Ural WorldSkills culinary competition, during which the winners of the restaurant business and culinary arts were announced.
Sverdlovsk regional officials announced recently that the International Exhibition Center of Yekaterinburg will likely just break even in the year 2016 or 2017, as opposed to 2014 as analysts initially predicted.
Yekaterinburg's Night of Museums will be held next month to celebrate the theme of modern artists and literary figures.
Moscow recently completed its second Petersburg Dialogue youth forum on Tuesday, which brought together delegations from Russia and Germany for academic exchange.
Volgograd, formerly Stalingrad, where the Axis powers suffered defeat at the hands of Russian military in the Battle of Stalingrad
The CSKA Army Men defeated the Ural youth team 4-1 in the team's second consecutive victory in the national youth soccer championships.
Organizers of the Skolkovo Foundation's Startup Village 2014 estimate that nearly 7,500 student inventors and tech industry professionals will attend this year's event from June 2-3 in Moscow.
Ural Airlines has begun issuing free round-trip tickets to World War II veterans for flights departing from Moscow and St. Petersburg during the period of May 5-15.
Koltso Urala Bank announced on Wednesday that it has launched Telebank, a mobile application that allows customers to manage their bank accounts from any iOS device.
Last week, leading Russian container manufacturer Promens released its operational results for 2013, showing a slight decrease in sales over 2012.
On Thursday, a flashmob descended on Yekaterinburg's town square to release hundreds of balloons in support of the 2018 World Cup.
A close-up of mineral wool
The ruble sign