The Vologda Region is a land of an original art noted for unique and various historical and cultural heritage. The Vologda Oblast developed historically over hundreds of years. Its history has roots in the hoary past. The region made a tangible contribution to the national as well as the world culture. It is famous for the number and significance of its monuments of architecture and archaeology, museums and libraries, all the diversity of handicraft products. Belozersk, Veliky Ustyug, Vologda, Ustyuzhna, Tot'ma and other cities are in fact unique open-air museums.
On January 18th, Vologda Oblast Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov held a meeting of the Emergency Headquarters for Infection Control in the region and briefed on the current situation at the health care facilities.
According to the Federal Tourism Agency, on January 18 the next stage of the tourist cashback started in Russia. Tourists can buy package tours and accommodation with the opportunity to go on a tour to any Russian region from January 18 to April 30, and on cruises - from the beginning of navigation until June 1.
The Russian Olympic team is taking shape in the run-up to next month's Winter Games in China. This week, Russia’s Olympic committee named the biathletes who will be going to Beijing, Maxim Tsvetkov among them.
Mr. Kuvshinnikov congratulated workers of the prosecutor's office and veterans on their professional holiday and wished them all the best. This year Russia celebrates a major historical event, the 300th anniversary of the creation of the prosecutor's office in Russia.
The Ded Moroz Train set off for a New Year journey on December 5 and travelled to the Black Sea coast.
The international sled dog race “Russian North-2022” will attract participants from 21 Russian regions, Belarus, the Czech Republic and Estonia. Professional jury from Latvia will judge the competitions.
Vologda Region Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov inspected a new kindergarten in Vologda on January 13. The opening of a new kindergarten will fully resolve the problem with the lack of kindergarten places in the region.
In 2021, Vologda’s producers increased exports of food products and agricultural raw materials by more than 32%. One of the main reasons for it is the increase in the volume of supplies of high added value products, primarily food products and beverages.