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Alapaevsk - the Oldest Factory Town Of the Urals
The town of Alapaevsk of Sverdlovsk Oblast is situated on the Neiva River, at the place of its confluence with the Alapaikha River. The settlement emerged in 1702 around the Neivo-Alapaevsky Ironworks being under construction.
Ganina Yama
Ganina Yama is an old forest mine in the vicinity of Ekaterinburg named after the contractor Gavriil (diminutive is Ganya) who bought it in XIX century.
The Military Awards of the XII Century Are Exhibited in Ekaterinburg
On the eve of the holiday of 23 February and within the frame of the month of Defenders of the Motherland the Museum of History of Jewelry and Lapidary Arts with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Sverdlovsk region will open the exhibition dedicated to the awards and memorial signs of the Russian state from the earliest times and until today. The earliest exhibits are the torc and the dippers that date back to the XII-XVII centuries.
Verkhnyaya Sinyachikha: the History of Romanov Grand Duchess
There is a place in the Sverdlovsk region, that keeps memory of the Romanov dynasty. Small village not far from Alapaevsk is where Grand Duchess Yelizaveta Fyodorovna and other Romanovs were buried alive. This spot is associated with royal family as well as Ganina Yama. The Monastery of New Russian Martyrs with holy relics is a famous pilgrim destination and tourist attraction.


4-Year-Old Girl Rescued from Fire by her Teenage Brother
14-year-old boy rescued his 4-year-old sister from fire in Nizhnyaya Tura of the Sverdlovsk Region.
Monument to Catherine II Restored in Sverdlovsk Region
A new bronze monument to Catherine II took its historical place in the town of Irbit (Sverdlovsk Region) 96 years after its demolition and melting.
Sverdlovsk Region Will Offer Mineralogical Tourism
Local travel companies have already developed a number of attractive products aimed to the adventurous people, who want to experience treasure-hunting.
Romanovs Dynasty Museum Theater Opened in Verkhnyaya Sinyachikha
For the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the Romanovs House a unique cultural object dedicated to the imperial dynasty has been opened in the Sverdlovsk Region.
Huge Monument to Pig Discovered in Sverdlovsk Region
A huge monument to a pig has been found in the Sverdlovsk Region.
Beatles Art Exhibition Opens in Yekaterinburg
June 24 saw the opening of the international exhibition Beatles Art in the foreign department of Belinsky Library in Yekaterinburg.
Boris Akunin Wants to Solve Mystery of Deadmen's Mountain
Writer Boris Akunin famous for his detective novels is going to solve the mystery of the Dyatlov Passage, where 9 Ural students perished under strange circumstances in 1959.
Special Bus Goes to Sverdlovsk Nature Park
The special bus now goes from Yekaterinburg to famous nature park Deer Streams in the Sverdlovsk region.
Exhibition of Blood Paintings Banned in the Ural Region
The Russian Agency for Health and Consumer Rights has banned an exhibition of art works painted in blood.
American Bomber B-25 Found in the Middle Urals
Participants of a voluntary search expedition in the vicinities of Verkhniye Sergi town of Sverdlovsk Region have found fragments of a military aircraft.
Tourist Rally to be Held in the Middle Urals
A travel rally will start in the Sverdlovsk region on November 4-5. The participants will evaluate the attractiveness of Russian cities and the quality of tourism.
The Urals Region Starts to Develop Gastronomy Tourism
The first Russian culinary tour Golden dew has appeared in Sverdlovsk Region. Tourists can visit attractive places and taste the local cuisine.
Extreme Sports for Ural Teenagers
A park of extreme sports will be opened on the 1st of October in Kamensk-Uralsky city, Sverdlovsk region, according to the press service of the city's administration.
Social Tourism : Special Routes For Elderly People
Authorities of the region of Sverdlovsk are planning to develop inner tourism for elderly people.
Central Ural Took The Second Place In Trade Development In Russia
Region of Sverdlovsk received a prize in nomination " Region " at the anniversary annual business summit " Retail Business Russia 2011 ".
Sverdlovsk Region to Spend $1.8m on Nanotechnologies
Authorities of Sverdlovsk region are going to allocate $1,8m from the regional budget on development of nanotechnologies in 2011.
Day of Sobriety In The Region Of Sverdlovsk
Day od Sobriety will be celebrated on the 10th of September, during which cultural, sport ,religious and preventive actions will be held.
Festival Of Tourist Cinema " Date With Russia " To Be Held In The Region Of Sverdlovsk
From the 2nd to the 6th of September II All-Russian Festival of Tourist Cinema has taken place in the spiritual centre of the Ural Verkhoturie. Its main purpose is a promotion of tourist opportunities of the regions of Russia and attraction to the travelling in the country.
Pupils Of Small Schools In The Region Of Sverdlovsk Will Be Studying Online
Since this academic year the pupils of several schools in remote municipalities will be studying online.Such measure has been taken to prevent small schools from closing and to save parents from taking children every day to school, located far away from home.
Yekaterinburg Citizens Take Out Mortgages to Buy Suburban Property
The property analysts from Yekaterinburg and Sverdlovsk Region have noted a significant spike in mortgages taken out to buy property outside Yekaterinburg city centre. For many, this is a chance to get on the property ladder.

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