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Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov congratulates on Lace Day observed on May 27th.

27 May is a holiday for Vologda’s lacemakers. This year it is celebrated for the first time. Vologda lace has won deserved fame and world-wide recognition for its high artistic value, rich ornament, and excellent workmanship. The earliest laces, which have reached us, date back to the 17th century. The lace woven from golden and silver threads decorated rich civilian and church garments and was mostly used by the nobility.

Vologda Region Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov participated in a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The President held a meeting, via videoconference, on the situation with floods and wildfires in the Russian regions.

School buses fleet modernization: 19 new school buses will be received in 11 districts of Vologda Region.

Schoolchildren in the Vologda Region will be riding on brand new school buses thanks to the Governor’s programme “School Bus”.

Meeting on coronavirus pandemic development and preventive measures

The Vologda Region Governor held a videoconference meeting with experts on the development of the coronavirus pandemic and preventive measures. The videoconference meeting was attended by representatives of the World Health Organization, researchers, experts and professionals whose opinion is crucial for the development of the necessary decisions to fight the coronavirus infection.

A modern 25-meter swimming pool has appeared at Sports School of Olympic Reserve in Vologda.

“Residents of Vologda City and athletes of the region have been waiting for a 25-meter swimming pool for a long time,” said Vologda Region Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov. “I am proud that we were able to implement the project in such a short time, it took eighteen months to put it into operation. The city is incredibly lucky to have a brand new swimming pool.”

On May 20, Vologda Oblast Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov will hold an online briefing with the region’s residents.

At 6.30 pm, Oleg Kuvshinnikov will answer questions concerning novel coronavirus, efforts to combat the coronavirus and disease control measures amid novel coronavirus outbreak. The Governor will brief on new measures to support families in the Russian Federation, citizens who have lost their jobs, and small-businesses hurt by the coronavirus.

Vologda Region has commenced to repairing roads under a national project “Safe and high-quality roads”.

Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov announced that the Vologda Region began repairing roads in the framework of the national project.

Dear museum employees, please receive my sincere congratulations on the International Museum Day – your professional holiday!

The International Museum Day is celebrated worldwide each year on or around 18 May. The traditional role of museums is to collect objects and materials of cultural, religious and historical importance, preserve them, research into them and present them to the public for the purpose of education and enjoyment.

New kindergartens are being built in Vologda Region in spite of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Four day-care centres will be commissioned in the Vologda Region in the nearest future. Opening of new kindergartens in Vologda, Vologda District and Cherepovets will resolve the problem with the lack of kindergarten places in the region.

Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov and local government officials donated blood to help others.

In the time of coronavirus, donating blood is more essential than ever. Blood donors save lives and help doctors and paramedical staff keep blood stocks healthy.

Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov has launched an internet challenge MUSEUM ON dedicated to an International Museum Day.

International Museum Day has been organised by ICOM (the International Council of Museums) since 1977. The objective is to raise awareness of the fact that, “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.” Organised on and around 18 May each year, the events and activities planned to celebrate International Museum Day can last a day, a weekend or a whole week.

Russia's ‘non-working’ days are over: enterprises to resume work in essential sectors of the economy

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Russia initially introduced a period of paid ‘non-working’ days from March 30 to April 5. President Putin later extended them until April 30, and then again until May 11.

A new fertility clinic will be commissioned in Vologda in November.

Vologda Region Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov inspected a construction site of a new fertility clinic in the Region. The construction started last year. The Vologda Region received finances from the federal budget for the development of the health care system within the framework of the national project “Healthcare”.

After a videoconference with President Mr. Putin Vologda Region Governor briefed on gradual, phased relaxing of restrictions related to the coronavirus epidemic.

As the period of non-working days announced earlier expired on May 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting, via videoconference, on the sanitary and epidemiological situation and new measures to support the country’s population and the national economy.

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