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Dances of the world flooded the main library of the region

Dances of the world flooded the main library of the region

30 April 2015 17:45  14497705 098711
On April 29, on the International Day of Dance, the regional library organized for Uzhgorod residents a cultural and entertaining event "Dance like no one can see you." For the first time, library visitors had the opportinuty to have a live communication with representatives of the national cultures of India, Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana, Zimbabwe and other countries. During the dance holiday, dances of different nations were demonstrated and master classes for all comers were conducted.

In Transcarpathia, the Security Service another corrupt police officer

In Transcarpathia, the Security Service another corrupt police officer

30 April 2015 17:01  7697703 098709
Officers of the Security Service of Ukraine Special Forces in Transcarpathian region exposed the illegal activities of the deputy chief of a district police department in Transcarpathian region, who had demanded from a local inhabitant 2,400 UAH of undue advantage for a permit to purchase special equipment for shooting rubber bullets.

Transcarpathian road builders began repairing "tourist" roads of the region

Transcarpathian road builders began repairing "tourist" roads of the region

30 April 2015 16:51  7497702 098708
Transcarpathian road builders continue performing patch repairs on public roads of the region.

Solotvyno has a new road

Solotvyno has a new road

30 April 2015 15:29  12097683 098688
On Thursday, April 29, the Acting Head of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration Mykhailo Rivis together with the head of the district Vasyl Yovdiy inspected the repaired road in Solotvyno of Tyachiv district.

In two weeks, Transcarpathians will be able to travel to Romania without visas

In two weeks, Transcarpathians will be able to travel to Romania without visas

30 April 2015 14:41  57297680 098685
Residents of Rakhiv, Tyachiv, Vynogradiv and Irshava districts can travel to the neighboring Romania without visas. On May 14, the agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of Romania on local border traffic comes into force.

Thus, inhabitants of Transcarpathia living within 30 km from the common state border will have the right to receive special cards for easy entry into the neighboring country. It is assumed that inhabitants of the border zone will receive free permits for simplified border crossing with the right to stay in the border area of ​​the other state for 90 days from the date of entry.
Those wishing to visit Romania will be issued special cards upon presentation of a passport.

The permit will be issued by consular offices of Romania valid for up to five years, but for no longer than the validity of the travel document.

Transcarpathian customs office: combating smuggling and customs offenses

Transcarpathian customs office: combating smuggling and customs offenses

30 April 2015 14:34  7697679 098684
Since the beginning of 2015, units of Transcarpathian SFS have opened 723 cases of customs regulations violation (CRV) in excess of UAH 10.6 million, - the head of the Transcarpathian customs office Vadim Symchera said at the press conference. According to him, this amount is not final, since in 17 cases under articles 472, 482 and 483 of the Customs Code of Ukraine, the value of offense objects has not been established.

Sinoptik: Weather in Uzhgorod and Transcarpathian region on Friday, May 1

Sinoptik: Weather in Uzhgorod and Transcarpathian region on Friday, May 1

30 April 2015 14:09  3497677 098682
On Friday, in Transcarpathian region, there will be cloudy weather with clearings. In Uzhgorod, Mukachevo, Mizhhirya, Svalyava, Beregovo, Vynogradiv, Khust, Rakhiv rainy weather is expected. The temperature at night will be +5 ... +7 degrees, during the day - from +12 to +19. South, southeast and southwest wind of 1-5 m / s. At the end of the week, cloudy weather with clearings, in some places drizzle is expected.

"Street radio" is already being mounted in Uzhgorod. But is it necessary?

"Street radio" is already being mounted in Uzhgorod. But is it necessary?

30 April 2015 13:50  40097676 198680
Today, on the last day of April, workers began to mount a "street radio" on the pedestrian bridge in Uzhgorod.

As the website of the City Council informs, the permission was granted for three months. And these speakers are "street radio that will be broadcasting radio programs based on information from local newspapers, announcements of local government, the press center of ATO, important interviews and weather forecasts."

"Spring Concerts": the performance of "Hudatska Taistra" (Announcement)

"Spring Concerts": the performance of "Hudatska Taistra" (Announcement)

30 April 2015 13:42  4297674 098679
"Spring Concert" is a joint project of the Ensemble of soloists under the direction of Olena Korolenko, the Public Association "Free Stage", Transcarpathian Regional Art Museum, the Movement to support Transcarpathian soldiers.

On May 3, in the hall of the museum, there will be third and the last concert of the project, where the known folklore group "Hudatska Taistra" will perform for the audience (in the courtyard of the museum).

The concert will start at 16.00.

The Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Serhiy Kvit is visiting Transcarpathia

The Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Serhiy Kvit is visiting Transcarpathia

30 April 2015 13:28  7197673 098678
The Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Serhiy Kvit has come to Transcarpathia on a working visit. In Uzhgorod he met with the Chairman of the Regional Council Volodymyr Chubirko, the Deputy Governor Mykhailo Rivis and the Director of the Department of Education and Science Mykhailo Motylchak.

Periwinkle already blooms in the woods (PHOTOS)

Periwinkle already blooms in the woods (PHOTOS)

30 April 2015 13:19  27897672 098677
We found periwinkle near the lake at the entrance to the village of Sobatyno in Irshava district. It is now just blooming.

According to Ukrainian popular beliefs, periwinkle symbolizes the trinity: childhood, mature age, old age; father, mother, child; spring, summer, autumn; eternal unfading love, ageless life, memory, and therefore, Ukrainians for centuries have used periwinkle in wedding wreaths and planted it at graves which symbolizes memory.

Collecting periwinkle before the wedding, weaving wreaths with it for the bride was a whole ritual. Bridesmaids and girls would go for periwinkle in garden, park or woods and shear off the leaves, singing special songs.

Two more persons have become honorary citizens of Mukachevo

Two more persons have become honorary citizens of Mukachevo

30 April 2015 12:53  12897663 098668
At today's session of Mukachevo city council, the deputies by their decision awarded the title of "Honorary Citizen of Mukachevo" to Stukalo Oleg - Major, deputy commander of the mechanized battalion of the 128th Mukachevo mountain infantry brigade (posthumously) for personal courage and heroism in defending national sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, loyalty to military oath and invincibility of spirit.

Chief customs officer of the region Vadim Symchera met with journalists of Transcarpathia

Chief customs officer of the region Vadim Symchera met with journalists of Transcarpathia

30 April 2015 12:27  10597661 098666
Today, April 30, the head of the Transcarpathian customs office Vadim Symchera held a press conference with representatives of the regional media.

The head of the customs office said that the length of the customs border served by the Transcarpathian customs office is 467 km, there are 19 crossing points to Hungary, Slovakia and Romania. The number of persons carrying out transactions with goods and registered with the customs office is 3152, 1192 of them have carried out foreign trade operations since the beginning of the year.

Vadim Symchera also informed the media that during the period of January-April 2015, the Transcarpathian customs office issued 36,551 customs declarations, of which almost 12 thousand were for import, more than 17 thousand were for exports and just over 7 thousand were for transit.


Speaking on the activities of the Transcarpathian customs office, Vadim Symchera noted that despite certain problems in the economy, there has been no outflow of economic operators that carry out foreign trade operations at the ​​customs office. It is attributed to the geographical location of the customs office, the presence of a significant number of checkpoints on the state border, transport logistics.

- During January-April this year, we have noted the increase in the share of taxes paid by foreign trade entities who are not registered with the office - such entities have paid more than UAH 582 million for customs clearance of goods. This represents 65.4% of total transfers. In 2014 the volume of such taxes accounted for over UAH 283 million, representing 57.3% of total transfers, - Vadim Symchera said.

According to him, as a result of close cooperation between the customs office and the trade community, since the beginning of the year over UAH 890.5 million of taxes has been transferred to the state budget, and the total volume of transfers in January-April this year is higher that that for the same period of 2014 by 80% or UAH 395 8 million.

Uzhgorod residents are invited to see exotic plants of the city (Announcement)

Uzhgorod residents are invited to see exotic plants of the city (Announcement)

30 April 2015 12:18  3997660 098665
Uzhgorod residents and guests are invited to May 3 at 14:00 to attend the open tour "Exotic plants of Uzhgorod".

Uzhgorod sakuras attract May tourists. Which else exotic trees can we show to visitors to the city?

You will have a chance to see Juda's tree, paradise apples and many other unique trees already this Sunday - the Tourinform reported.

When: May 3 at 14:00.

Venue: Uzhgorod, on Teatralna Sq., near the monument to St. Nicholas's helper.

Admission is free!

"Maisya fest" is postponed for a week (Announcement)

"Maisya fest" is postponed for a week (Announcement)

30 April 2015 11:22  13997658 098662
Due to the unfavorable rainy weather expected on May 1-3, the organizers of the "MAISYA FEST" decided to postpone the event for a week.

"The organizers consulted and decided to postpone the festival for a week (preliminary, 9-10-11 of May). The main reason is the weather forecast. We hope you will understand and apologize for any inconvenience. But a festival in rain is even bigger inconvenience for participants and for visitors," - one of the organizers of the event Serhiy Denisenko wrote on the event page on facebook.