27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

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Meeting of the Coordinating Council for Educational Work of the Republic of Tatarstan
15.05.2014  21:26

The meeting of the Coordinating Council for Educational Work of the Rectors Council of the Higher Educational Institutions of Tatarstan headed by the Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Tatarstan, Chair of ССEW Larisa Sulima was held on May 15, 2014 at the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sport of the Republic of Tatarstan. The meeting was attended by the representatives of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sport of the Republic of Tatarstan, Central Election Commission of the Republic of Tatarstan, Children and Youth Committee of Kazan city and vice-rectors on educational work of the Higher Educational Institutions of the Republic of Tatarstan.

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WorldSkills Russia 2014 presented in Moscow
15.05.2014  09:36

A press conference dedicated to the 2nd National Championships WorldSkills Russia 2014 was held in Interfax news agency press center. The Championships will take place on May, 16 – 20.

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WorldSkills Russia Kazan 2014 competition – get ready!
14.05.2014  17:30 Photo

The second day of installing the competition workplaces has terminated at Kazanskaya Yarmarka. More than 500 participants and experts have already arrived in Kazan, all in all over 1000 people are expected to come from the Russian Federation subjects as well as experts from other countries: Australia, Finland, Canada, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Armenia, Austria.

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Kazan hosts the 2nd National Championships WorldSkills Russia 2014
12.05.2014  18:02

The 2nd National Championships WorldSkills Russia 2014 is held on May 16-20 in Kazan. More than 1000 young skilled people aged 18 - 22 from 50 regions of the Russian Federation gathered together to compete in their various trades. The winners of the Competition will take part in the European WorldSkills International Competition in September, 2014.

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Photo exhibition opens at Universiade Village for Victory Day
08.05.2014  11:56 articles.open_video Photo

Preparations for Victory Day at the Universiade Village began long before May 9 as several events at once were timed to coincide with this great holiday. The festive event dedicated to the 69th anniversary of the Victory at the Great Patriotic War was held on May 7. On that day all residents of the Universiade Village, veterans and officials gathered at the student campus to remember once again the time of military glory and honour the memory of those who died at the war.

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2015-2018: Prospects of sports volunteering in Russia
07.05.2014  15:28

Opportunities and prospects of sports volunteering development in Russia were on the agenda of one of the workshops at the Volga Federal District Volunteer Forum which is currently taking place in the Volga Youth Centre in Kazan.

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Volga Federal District volunteer leaders gather in Kazan
06.05.2014  10:39 articles.open_video Photo

The Volga Federal District Volunteer Forum kicked off on May 5 at the Volga Youth Centre, Kazan. The event was organised by the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs (Rosmolodezh) with the support of the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate. The two-day programme will address two types of volunteer activities: social volunteering and sports volunteering. The forum participants will discuss common practices and opportunities to develop these two trends in the Russian youth community, to share experiences and to map out cooperation plans for the near future.

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2,014 trees planted at Universiade Village
26.04.2014  15:56 Photo

2,014 seedlings of blue spruce, pine and European spruce were planted today, April 26, at the Universiade Village as part of the Tree Planting Day event. Residents of the student campus, as well as high officials came together to get their green thumbs dirty planting trees to make the Universiade Village a greener, better place to live.

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Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate take part in spring clean-up and tree planting event
26.04.2014  11:09 Photo

On Saturday, April 26,staff members of the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate joined a citywide clean-up and Tree Planting Day event.

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INTERSPORT European Championships: Day 2's evening programme results
25.04.2014  09:54 Photo

After Nina Vislova/Vitaly Durkin's brilliant performance in the morning of April 24, two other national doubles teams failed to continue Russia's winning run in Day 2's evening programme. Ksenia Polikarpova, who competes in two categories at the tournament, didn't have the strength for the second round of the women's doubles event. Together with her teammate Irina Khlebko, Ksenia was outclassed by England's doubles team, Gabrielle Adcock/Lauren Smith, 14-21, 18-21.

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