A skyline view of Yekaterinburg.
Ural Federal University held a research competition for 259 high school students on Thursday at its specialized teaching and research center.
Handmade Russian dolls
Last week, Ural Airlines announced that it will be offering specials on its flight service from Yekaterinburg to Paris.
Yekaterinburg's Central Stadium
On Tuesday, Ural Federal University hosted a conference on new educational technologies at the university aimed at improving online education, drawing experts from universities and educational organizations in Russia, the U.S. and Europe.
The 11th annual Paralympics Torch Relay will begin in Yekaterinburg on Friday, heralding the start of the Paralympic Games in Sochi.
Ural Federal University will host a gathering of leading scientists from across the Urals and Siberia on Friday to collaborate on a new project that will help evaluate the quantity of research initiatives by area universities.
The gray-crowned crane
Koltsovo Airport announced on Wednesday plans to upgrade and purchase new special equipment as part of its efforts to improve baggage handling efficiency in 2014.
Rostelecom recently acquired rights from Viacom to broadcast Hollywood hits from Paramount Studios
Plans for Skoltech's Eastern Ring campus
A Russian Cossack
Ural Federal University announced last week it is collaborating with international consultants in order to develop a program to form innovative companies and technologies that can be useful in the global market.
A recent memorandum on a eurobond issue by Sberbank, Russia's largest bank, said last week a new consumer protection law that prohibits lenders from making loans that exceed market value by 33 percent could have a negative impact on the bank's financials.
Last week, USUE implemented two directives for a new presidential program for business education and re-training.
The manager of Yekaterinburg Japanese restaurant Sushi-WOK was recently charged with unlawful dumping and was fined for the offense.
Last Friday, the Sverdlovsk Suburban Co.--or SPK --published upcoming temporary changes to its railway timetable.
Alexander Molchanov, the vice rector for e-learning at the Moscow State University of Economics, will collaborate with the administration of Ural Federal University to implement modern online research and teaching methodologies.