The most popular service was held in St. Catherine's Cathedral. Metropolitan of Yekaterinodar and Kuban Isidore held the Divine Liturgy. Among the parishioners of the vigil were the Governor of Kuban Veniamin Kondratiev, Deputy Governor of the region Sergey Pulikovsky, Mayor of Krasnodar Evgeny Pervyshov, first Vice-Mayor of the city Vitaly Kosenko and ataman of the Yekaterinodar district Cossack society, Vice-Mayor of Krasnodar Alexei Gorbenko.
The results of the Southern Federal District capital cities development have been summed up. According to the key indicators of economic activity, Krasnodar is more than 2.5 times ahead of Rostov-on-Don and Volgograd. In total, following the results of the analysis, Krasnodar is the leader in 18 indicators out of 34. The results of social and economic development have been reviewed by the municipal department of economic development.
From August 5 to 30, 2019, students of higher education institutions from sister cities and partners of Krasnodar do an internship at three foreign-owned enterprises — Cargill, Nestle Kuban and a branch of KNAUF-GYPSUM. This youth exchange started last year, when students from Harbin, Karlsruhe and Nancy for the first time have done an internship in the offices of the regional center companies. On August 8, Chairwoman of the City Duma Vera Galushko and Deputy Mayor of Krasnodar Artem Doronin held an official reception of the foreign delegation.
On the opening day of the Russian investment forum in Sochi the Governor of Kuban Veniamin Kondratiev acquainted with the Krasnodar Region exposition. This year, all regional projects are divided into economic zones in accordance with the Strategy of socio-economic development of Krasnodar Region until 2030.
On February 12, 1943, Soviet troops dislodged the Hitler's occupiers from the capital of Kuban. Traditionally, a series of events dedicated to the memorable date was opened with a ceremony of laying wreaths and flowers, which was held on the square in front of the memorial "Victims of fascism" in Chistyakov grove. More than 5,5 thousand citizens took part in it. The Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of Krasnodar Region Yuri Burlachko, Vice-Governor of Kuban Alexey Kopaigorodsky, the Mayor of Krasnodar Evgeny Pervyshov took part in the ceremony.
A solemn meeting dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Soviet army withdrawal from Afghanistan and the Day of memory of the Russians who performed their duties outside the Fatherland, was held at the Palace of Arts "Premiere" on February 8. It was attended by the first Deputy Mayor of Krasnodar Sergey Vasin and Deputy Chairman of the City Duma Vladimir Nedilko.
Currently, work is underway to design 5 schools for 4950 places and 6 kindergartens for 1130 places in different microdistricts of the city and suburbs. The projects of all social facilities will be ready in 2019. This is necessary to include the construction of these schools and kindergartens in Federal and regional programs.