27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

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House of Ronald McDonald as a gift to Kazan residents during Universiade
10.07.2013  18:56

Today in Kazan in the midst of the Universiade sports competitions the official opening ceremony of the first house of Ronald McDonald in Russia took place on the territory of Children's Republican Clinical Hospital. McDonald's is the Official Partner of the 27th Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan.

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Kazan supports cleanliness at a high level
10.07.2013  18:32

The attractiveness of the city is in its improvement. It is in the first place for Kazan. Cleanliness, comfort and convenience are the main tasks of cleaners. Number of tourists and foreign visitors has increased several times by the beginning of the Universiade. In this connection, attention is paid to cleanliness and cleaning of both town and the Universiade.

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Young people have a great time in a new way!
10.07.2013  17:04

During the Universiade, the atmosphere of sports and healthy life entirely gripped the host city. The various sports had a catching effect.

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Kazan’s residents on the Universiade
10.07.2013  16:33

What's at the center of Kazan’s life in these hot days of the Universiade? How has the city changed in the eyes of its residents and what cultural events are proving the most popular?

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Smiles of Kazan or everyday city volunteers
10.07.2013  15:46

Creating an atmosphere of hospitality, helping guests of the University Games navigate easily in the city, making everyone’s stay in the city comfortable – all of these are the tasks of the city volunteers.

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Kazan is visited by more than 1,000 representatives of regional universities
09.07.2013  19:15

The Summer Universiade 2013 has become a truly landmark event for our country. This fest of sport and studentship attracted a great number of guests to Kazan. Students from Russian regions could not miss the opportunity to become involved in this global event and were pleased to come to the capital of Tatarstan to support our athletes and see the marvellous beauty of the city and its culture.

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Full tourist programme in capital of Tatarstan
09.07.2013  16:00 Photo

The tourist and cultural programme in Kazan during the Universiade is no less packed than the programme of sporting events. What cultural events and attractions in Kazan are the most popular amongst the guests of the cultural capital of Tatarstan?

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Ilsur Metshin: The city must be perfectly clean
08.07.2013  16:16

A regular Monday business meeting was held today in the Kazan Mayor's office. Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin instructed the city enterprises responsible for the beautification, provision of services and supporting the livelihoods of the city to be fully prepared during the Universiade period.

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Igor Shuvalov inspects Old Tatar Settlement
06.07.2013  17:50

Today the First Deputy Prime Minister of Russian Federation and, at the same time, Chairman of the Organising Committee of the Universiade, Igor Shuvalov, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov and Kazan’s Mayor Ilsur Metshin inspected the Old Tatar Settlement in Kazan.

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Bicycle as a new kind of Kazan municipal transportation
06.07.2013  17:00

Why were the Kazan citizens angry? Because they did not have a bike to go around the traffic jams. That's how the popular children's cartoon character Postman Pechkin would comment on the appearance of the Kazan bike rental «Veli'K».

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