Yeltsin Presidential Center

 

The Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the institution of the Russian presidency and the development of civil society, democratic institutions and the rule of law.

Yeltsin Center is the main platform for large-scale events in Ekaterinburg: exhibitions, film screenings, prestigious conferences and forums, presentations and meetings. The center is located in the heart of the city with the Iset River view, next to the hotel Hyatt and the Government of the Sverdlovsk region.

The Yeltsin Center also supports activities in the following areas: Education, Culture, Youth, Intemational, Humanitarian Cooperation, Publishing, Literary Awards.

Adress:  3, Boris Yeltsin str, Ekaterinburg,

yeltsin.ru

Ekaterinburg

Ekaterinburg is the third largest and one of the most dynamic cities in Russia. It is located on the eastern slopes of the Ural Mountains (2 hours flight east of Moscow) which represents a natural boundary between Europe and Asia.

Being a city of “borderless opportunities” (according to its official motto), Ekaterinburg is the administrative center of the Sverdlovsk Region, which ranks the 2nd according to Forbes ranking of Russian regions with the best business environments.

It is a city with a well-developed infrastructure for trade, tourism, hotel business, culture and entertainment, and also a center of science and education. The city of Ekaterinburg is one of the major business centers in Russia. Its financial and banking institutions play an important role in the Russian economy, making a substantial contribution to the development of co-operation with foreign countries.

More and more foreign companies successfully operate branches and joint ventures here. Ekaterinburg is considered to be the economic and cultural capital of the Urals, and one of the most promising cities in Russia for foreign investment and trade. The unique geographical location of the city, on the border of Europe and Asia, makes Ekaterinburg the perfect place for establishing effective co-operation between East and West.

Ekaterinburg is an important transportation hub: over 30 domestic and international airlines connect its Koltsovo airport with more than 80 cities worldwide.

More information about the city  can be found on the following web sites:

www.uralterra.com/ekaterinburg/highlights (Ural Life & Culture, site for English-speakers)

www.ekaterinburg.com (Events in Ekaterinburg – news, theatres, cinemas, sport events etc.)