27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

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Closing Ceremony of 27th World University Summer Games to be aired in Universiade Park
17.07.2013  15:58

The Closing Ceremony of the 27th World University Summer Games will be aired at the University Park.

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Volunteers hold flashmob dance for victory in Kazan
17.07.2013  15:22 Photo

Yesterday, in the square in front of the Theatre named after G.Kamal, about 1,000 volunteers met to hold a flashmob. The event was devoted to the completing of the move, called Support Russian team.

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Russia’s Ministry of Energy calls to study the experience of Tatarstan’s energy sector in staging the Universiade
17.07.2013  15:13

Deputy Minister of Energy of Russia Andrei Cherezov held a working meeting at OAO Grid Company to study the experience of Tatarstan’s energy sector in staging the 2013 Summer Universiade, a large-scale sports forum, reports Tatar-Inform News Agency.

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Universiade Legacy in Kazan will serve Russia’s sports teams
17.07.2013  15:10

Sports facilities built for the Summer Universiade in Kazan will be used as training centers for Russian teams in various sports, the Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin said.

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Ilsur Metshin: During the Universiade transportation by carriers was free of charge, but, certainly, there was compensation
17.07.2013  15:05

After winning the right to hold the Universiade in Kazan the city took a duty to organise free transportation for viewers of the competitions too.

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Main mosque of Kazan has become increasingly popular among Muslim visitors during Ramadan
17.07.2013  13:57

Kazan is famous for its mosques, as many citizens are Muslims. The central mosque of the city, Kul-Sharif, located on the territory of the Kazan Kremlin and which is one of the main attractions of the city, during the Universiade is gaining more and more popularity among the tourists and visitors of the capital of Tatarstan, especially with the start of the holy month of Ramadan.

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Medvedev visits Russian team’s house at Universiade Village
17.07.2013  13:52

Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visited the residence of the Russian team in the Universiade Village.

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Ilsur Metshin: The Museum of the Kazan Universiade will be opened in the city
17.07.2013  12:07

Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin said that after the end of the Summer Universiade 2013 the museum of the World University Games will be opened in the city.

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Aleksey Sechenov: The Universiade Closing Ceremony is like prom
17.07.2013  11:07

The Closing Ceremony of the Kazan Universiade will recall graduation prom which is usually held in schools, said the artistic director of the Universiade Opening and Closing Ceremonies Aleksey Sechenov.

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Zemfira, Garik Sukachev and Dina Garilova to perform at Universiade Closing Ceremony
17.07.2013  01:16

The Universiade Closing Ceremony will take place on Wednesday evening, at the Kazan Arena Stadium in Tatarstan’s capital.

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