28th International Olympiad in Informatics

Friday, August 12 - Friday, August 19, 2016

02 August 2016
Safety and Security

Due to the many nationalities and ethnicities living together peacefully, intelligent and sensitive policing by local law enforcement and insightful cultural and religious policies on the part of the regional government, cases of xenophobia and religious extremism are rare in the Republic of Tatarstan, and in Kazan especially, and are immediately dealt with by the authorities.

This is exemplified in particular by the smooth running of the Summer Universiade in 2013 and the World Aquatics Championships in 2015 which both passed without incident, as well as the many other significant international events which take place in the city and the ever-growing flow of tourists wishing to see the sights of Tatarstan for themselves.

Derevnya Universiady, where competition participants will be staying, will be fully attended by law-enforcement personnel with all the necessary equipment. They will respond quickly and effectively to any threats to security which may arise.

In addition, campus security staff at Derevnya Universiady are well-trained in what to do in case of emergency situations. Student volunteers and KFU staff involved in proceedings will undergo similar instruction.

All activities pertaining to security are in accordance with the corresponding legislation of the Russian Federation currently in force: Federal laws N 35-F3 of 06.03.2006 “The counteraction of terrorism”, No.153-F3 of 27.07.2006 “Alterations to the separate legislative acts of the Russian Federation in connection with the adoption of the Federal Law “Ratification of the Council of Europe convention on the prevention of terrorism” and the Federal Law “The counteraction of terrorism”, the edict of the President of the Russian Federation No.116 of 15.02.2006 “Counterterrorism measures”, and others.

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