The 12th International exhibition Uralstroi will open today in Ufa, the capital of Bashkiria. As a Rosbalt correspondent was informed at the RID exhibition centre, about 200 construction enterprises and organisations from Russia, the CIS and western Europe will be taking part. The exhibits will be displayed in 13 different categories, in particular architecture and town-planning, design and projecting, construction systems, materials, equipment and road-building machinery, sanitary engineering etc.
The exhibition will continue until the 27th September. As they pointed out in the RID centre the Uralstroi exhibition is one of few 'working' construction exhibitions in Russia, attracting the attention of industrial specialists.
Following Lithuania, Norway has joined the anti-Russian frenzy as well and declared a blockade against the Russian town of Barentsburg. However, Norway has not taken into account the fact that Svalbard is not its original territory