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13 January , 19:44

Journalists awarded on Russian Press Day in Ufa

Every year on January 13, the professional holiday of the periodical press, the media, and journalists is celebrated - the Russian Press Day. The professional holiday is associated with a historical date - on January 13, 1703, by decree of Peter I, the first issue of the Russian-language newspaper Vedomosti was published.

The Bashinform News Agency conference hall hosted a solemn event dedicated to Russian Press Day. On the eve of the Old New Year, Maxim Ulchev, head of the Press and Mass Media Agency of the Republic of Bashkortostan, congratulated media workers on their professional holiday. He noted that journalism at all times remained the most exciting, engaging, sought-after, but at the same time challenging profession.

The journalists were awarded diplomas of the winners of creative competitions at the end of 2021. Representatives of various ministries and departments, public organizations, gathered to congratulate journalists on their professional holiday.

The Bashinform News Agency was awarded according to the results of six competitions. Special Correspondent of Bashinform News Agency Ksenia Kalinina won the competition for the best journalistic piece on anti-terrorism issues. Leila Aralbayeva, a columnist for the agency, won first place in the competition for the best coverage of state languages development ​​and the languages ​​of the peoples of the Republic of Bashkortostan. Also, the Bashinform News Agency won in Internet nominations of competitions for the best coverage of the Year of Health and Active Longevity, preventing drug addiction and promoting a healthy lifestyle, combating corruption, and coverage of the All-Russian population census.

Translated by:Tatyana Aksyutina