Kazan Civic Networking Visit Card
1.The title of the project "Kazan civic networking".
The location - Kazan.
2.The Republic of Tatarstan was formed on May 27, 1920
within the structure of RSFSR (Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republics).
In the West from it there is the Chuvash Republic, in the southeast - the
Orenburg area, in the south - the Samara and Ulyanovsk areas, in northwest
- Mari El Republic, in northeast - the Udmurt Republic, in east - Bashkortostan.
Its area is 68 thousand square meters, population is 3777,8 thousand. In
Republic of Tatarstan there are 43 administrative areas, 20 cities, 21
settlements of an urban type, 3121 villages.
The settling by the human being of the territory which now is included
in structure of Republic of Tatarstan, concerns to the period of early
the Palaeolithic age.
Kazan, an ancient city on Volga river
There are numerous monuments of stone and bronze
centuries concerning to different archaeological cultures. Since IV century
the territory was occupied by tribes. In VI-VIII centuries it the area
the increase of Turkish population close connected on culture with Turkish
realm and Great Bulgaria is marked. At IX-X centuries Bulgarians have created
on the Middle Volga region a first early-feudal state - Volzhskaya Bulgaria.
After a declaration in 922 the Islam as state religion the spiritual life
of the people developed under the influence of Moslem culture. After conquest
of Volzhskaya Bulgaria by armies of Batyi (1236-37) the territory was included
in structure of Gold Horde. In first half of XV century in the territory
was formed a Kazan khanate, which population has inherited the ethno-cultural
traditions of Volzhskaya Bulgaria and Gold Horde. In ÅÒÕ Kazan khanate
a nation of Volga-Ural Tatars was finally generated. The long struggle
between Russian State and Kazan khanate for domination on the Volga trade
ways and in the Volga-Ural region was finished by fall of Kazan khanate
and its connection in 1552 to Russian state. The management of the region
was handed to the Order of Kazan palace. In 1708 the Kazan province was
formed, including all Middle Povolzhye and Western Ural. On May 27, 1920
the Tatar Independent Soviet Socialist Republic (TASSR) in structure of
RSFSR was founded. On August 30, 1990 the Supreme Body of TASSR has changed
the status of republic and has accepted the Declaration on the state sovereignty
of Tatarstan. On March 21, 1992 republican referendum determined the state
status of Republic of Tatarstan.
Spasskaya Tower of Kazan Kremlin
In November 1992 the Constitution of Republic
of Tatarstan was accepted.
Kazan - capital of Republic of Tatarstan (area of 287,8 sq.m., population
1094,4 thousand, including Tatars - 40,5%, Russians - 54,7%). According
to newest archeological data Kazan has arisen on confines of X-XI centuries
as trade and defensive station on northern boundary of Volzhskaya Bulgaria.
Freedom Square and Government House
In XIII-XIV centuries - center of principality, since 1438 - the capital
of Kazan khanate. In 1552 it was won by Ivan the IV and connected to Russian
state. In 1708 - 1920 - the center of Kazan province. Since May 27, 1920
- the capital of TASSR. Since February 7, 1992 - the capital of Republic
3.The project began in January, 2000. Conclusion of the contract
about cooperation of the Committee for Protection of Human Rights in Tatarstan
and Kazan State Technical University made a first step. Public organization
"the Committee for Protection of Human Rights in Tatarstan" has undertaken
a general management of the project, informational maintenance of the project,
organization of an informational center of noncommercial organizations
of Kazan. The Kazan State Technical University provides all technical part
of realization of the project. Then within the framework of the project
the contracts with the most active participants of the project - various
public organizations were made. Subsequently to participation in the project
private persons were connected.
4. Brief representation of the employees of the project:
Dmitry Vokhmianin - chairman of the Committee for Protection of
the Human Rights in Tatarstan, director of the project.
He was born on August 25, 1966, has ended the Kazan State Technological
University, he is the member of Union of the journalists of Russian Federation,
became one of the authors of "the Offers of the Committee for Protection
of Human Rights in Tatarstan under the concept of legal reform in the Republic
of Tatarstan", actively acts for introduction of institute ombudsman in
Tatarstan, author of the project "Rules about a commission under the human
rights at the President of the Republic of Tatarstan", author of the majority
of the projects of the Committee for Protection of Human Rights in Tatarstan,
which have received support by the funds "Eurasia" (USA), Institute "Open
society" (USA), "National Endowment of Democracy" (USA), Council of Europe,
Democratic program "Tacis" of the European Union, author of a number of
the books and more than 30 publications under the human rights and problems
of development of non-governmental organizations in Russia, since 1996
- chairman of the Committee for Protection of Human Rights in Tatarstan.
Dmitriy Vokhmyanin, Project Director
Voltchenko Tatiana - conducting expert of informational technologies
of the Committee in Protection of the Human Rights in Tatarstan, chief
of marketing research, technical director of the project.
She has finished the Kazan State Technical University, faculty of Technical
Cybernetics and Computer science, expert in the field of the automated
and informational control systems. The expert in management and marketing
in the field of the computing equipment. In 1996-1998 she was a post graduate
school in the Kazan branch of Moscow Economic University on a speciality:
strategic management of activity of the enterprises. Since October 1998
works as the conducting expert of informational technologies of the Committee
for Protection of the Human Rights in Tatarstan. The author and developer
of the following sites: http://www.intechbank.ru,
The winner 2 premiums on the best student's work of year among the
students of Russian Federation "Ethics of "Homo-Soveticus" and spirit of
the market relations" and "Electromagnetic radiations in thin non-uniform
dielectrical environments", Winner of the scholarship of the President
of Russia, 1-st place in Competition of Web-pages in Republic of Tatarstan
Dmitiy Vokhmyanin and Tatiana Volchenko
Bulatov Rashid - vice-chairman of the Committee for Protection of
Human Rights in Tatarstan. The lawyer-analyst.
He has finished a faculty of law of the Kazan State University, the
candidate of philosophy, was awarded with an Award of Courage, worked as
the scientific employee, senior lecturer.
Chikov Pavel - lawyer-adviser of the Committee for protection
of the human rights in Tatarstan. The expert in communications with noncommercial
He has finished a faculty of law of the Kazan State University, worked
in the projects of Organization, carries out free-of-charge legal consultation
of the citizens. The author of 10 publications on the human rights and
Kiselyev Sergei - programmer of the Committee for Protection
of the Human rights in Tatarstan. The manager.
He has finished the Kazan State Technical University, faculty of Technical
Cybernetics and Computer science, expert in the field of the Automated
and informational control systems.
Khamzin Aidar - scientific chief of the Internet-center of the Kazan
State Technical University. The chief of a telecommunication service of
He has finished the Kazan State Technical University, candidate of
engineering sciences, director of the Internet-center of the Kazan State
Krasilnikov Oleg - project-manager of the Intranet-Internet of a
network of Kazan State Technical University.
He has finished the Kazan State Technical University, faculty of Technical
Cybernetics and Computer science, master of engineering and technologies,
network technologies. He has worked as the manager of Intranet of the network
of Kazan State Technical University. Now: the project-manager of the Intranet-Internet
of a network of the Kazan State Technical University. The author of the
projects: master dissertation "the Network of Kazan State Technical University"
5. For the first time in Kazan a server "the Kazan Civil
network" was created and was started. It is working with the realized system
of the role account of the visitors, program of online-formation of news
line of cooperating organizations, online-change of clauses of any unit
of the site for the manager and in the solved sections for the users (this
part in a stage of development). This server has given an opportunity to
public and other organizations of Kazan to distribute free, to receive,
to exchange the information on activity of the most various sectors of
a society. Monitoring of the legislation of the Republic of Tatarstan in
sphere of NGO development for the first time was carried out. NGOs have
received an easy approach to results of this monitoring. Besides, NGOs
have had an opportunity to advertise a public about the work by means of
the Internet, the project has allowed to create a system of informational
interaction and training of NGOs. Opening the public centers of an easy
approach to the Internet became not less important. In many respects, the
project allows to overcome informational dissociation and illiteracy of
NGOs of Kazan. For this purpose were organized: an educational seminar
on problems of NGOs development, working meetings of the NGOs-participants
of the project, presentation. Constantly employees of the project cooperate
with NGOs, any other interested persons.
Now in the project the following organizations actively work:
1. Public youth organization "Management of the future" (E.Dityatkina)
2. Public organization "Chernobyl" (G.Zhilyayev)
3. Independent commission for the rights of the women (A.Nasirova)
4. Legal clinic of the Tatar institute of assistance to business (T.
5. Psychological society of Tatarstan (R. Gabdreyev)
6. Association of NGOs of national republics of Russian Federation
7. Institute of history of the Tatarstan Academy of sciences (R. Khakimov)
8. Faculty of constitutional and international law of the Kazan State
University (R. Valeyev)
9. Center of endosurgery training and plastic surgery (Chief: A. Fedorov,
+7 (8432) 38-22-94 address: 420080, Kazan, p.o. 123)
10. Club of acquaintances "Silver rain" (Chief: V.Mikhailov, +7 (8432)
92-61-77 address: the Kirov lane, 14, office 1)
11. Charitable fund "Messia" (D.Maryashova)
12. Public charitable fund "Kovtcheg" (T.Borisova)
13. Public organization of the engineers-builders (R.Tagirov)
14. Public organization "Airat"
15. Initiative group "News of Kazan" (G. Kazakov)
As a result of the done work the idea of creation of independent institute
of protection of the rights of the Internet users was born, above development
of which rule the participants of the project now work. The project helps
the development not only NGOs, but also as a whole, distribution of the
information about Republic of Tatarstan, about Kazan. Also project assists
in successful realization of other projects of state and not state organizations.
For example, the project has assisted in distribution of the information
about the project of an independent commission on protection of the rights
of the women, of youth and young families "Rescue and keep", maintained
by the Canadian fund (Embassy of Canada), within the framework of which
the equipment (cost 10 thousand Canadian Dollars) to the children's shelter
at Raif monastery was given. The employees of the project accepted active
participation in organization of a seminar and distribution of the information
about a seminar on problems of NGO development in Kazan and Tatarstan.
Now project renders a significant assistance of administration of Kazan
in distribution of the information about 2000 anniversary of capital of
republic and is engaged in attraction of NGOs for participation in the
program of organization of this anniversary. As a whole the project helps
to find and to keep the ties of NGOs, mass media, bodies of state authority.
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