Izhevsk has become a member of the Association of the Volga region cities
On February 19th, 2015 during the 32nd session of the Izhevsk City Council its deputies made a decision on the city of Izhevsk becoming a member of the Association of the Volga region cities.
The Association was established in 1998 with a purpose of coordination of activities of the Volga region cities. Today this interregional organization is one of the most dynamically developing ones in Russia. Among its members there are such large cities as Astrakhan, Volgograd, Yoshkar-Ola, Kazan, Kirov, Nizhny Novgorod, Penza, Samara, Saransk, Saratov, Ulyanovsk and Cheboksary that have collected significant experience of managing municipal facilities and services and solving city problematic issues.
These cities are compactly situated on the map of Russia and are united by similar social and economic conditions, which allows effective exchange of experiences.