The 7th International Veterinary Congress takes place on April 19 - 21, 2017 in Ufa. It is organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation and by the Russian Veterinary Association. High status of the Congress is related to high professional level of the invited domestic and foreign speakers – leading world experts in their profession. Traditionally the Congress is attended by specialists of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate Federal Centre for Animal Health.


The 18th Russian Agro Industrial Exhibition Golden Autumn 2016 supported by the RF Ministry of Agriculture was opened in Moscow on October 5, 2016 and will last till October 8.


New exhibition specializing in poultry, aquaculture and dairy production for the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia countries and India, VIV MEA 2016, was opened on February 15, 2016. The event was housed by the National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) in Abu Dhabi (UAE).


The 15th International Agricultural Exhibition Agro Food Drink Expo was held in the Exhibition Centre Expo Georgia (Tbilisi, Georgia) on November 18-20, 2015. The event was arranged under the auspices of the Georgian Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Projects' Management Agency of Georgia (APMA) and Georgian Farmers’ Association.


A great certificate-giving ceremony of placement on the Vladimir Regional “Hall of Fame” was held in the Administration of the Vladimir Region on September 3, 2015.


The Ordinance of the RF Ministry of Education and Science No.R-154 on listing of the journal “Veterinariya Segodnya” in the List of peer-reviewed scientific journals where PhD theses should be published was signed on September 21, 2015.  The journal “Veterinariya Segodnya” of the FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” subordinated to the Rosselkhoznadzor was included in the List of peer-reviewed scientific journals.

The Journal complies with all requirements applicable to the peer-reviewed scientific journals.


Regular meeting of the Rosselkhoznadzor’s Research and Development Committee was held on July 1, 2015. The meeting was chaired by Nikolay Vlasov, Deputy Head of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance. The Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “ARRIAH” was represented by Alexey Igolkin, Candidate of Science (Biology), Natalya Vlasova, Doctor of Science (Biology), Viktor Irza, Candidate of Science (Veterinary Medicine) and Alexander Shevtsov, Candidate of Science (Veterinary Medicine).


Commissioning tests of the single serum dilution ELISA test-kit for detection of antibodies against avian metapneumovirus has been successfully completed at the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinated FGBI “ARRIAH”. The test results demonstrated the test-kit compliance with all safety and quality criteria required by the current standards for diagnostic.


On March 4-5, 2015, Alexey Konstantinov, Roman Yashin and Yelena Yaseneva, experts of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health”, completed advanced training in Preparatory Work in Testing Centres (TC) for Compliance with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP). The training was organized in the Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution on Further Vocational Training “Academy for Standardization, Metrology and Certification”.


Advanced training course on epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention and control of African swine fever and classical swine fever was carried out in the Rosselkhoznadzor-subordinated FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” on November 17-28, 2014.

Eleven experts from the Rosselkhoznadzor Territorial Administration (Belgorod Oblast), Interoblast Veterinary Laboratories (Chelyabinsk, Saratov, Kaliningrad, Bryansk and Belgorod Oblasts) and Russian Veterinary Services (Republic of Buryatia) received the training.


Annual meeting of heads of the OIE/FAO Referent Laboratories for FMD took place in Instituto Zooprofilattico (Brescia, Italy) on November 26-27, 2014. Subordinate to the Rosselkhoznadzor FGBI “ARRIAH” was presented by Alexei Mischenko, Deputy Head for Research and Monitoring and Alexei Scherbakov, Head of the Reference Laboratory for Highly dangerous Diseases.


On September 2, 2014 Chinese Entrepreneur Association in Russia comprising Ms. Zai Guizhu, President of Association, Dai Shoshi, attache of the Embassy of People's Republic of China in Russia, Mr. Van Zhosun, Head of the representative office of “Mingpheng (N.K.) Packaging Company Limited”, Li Liqun, Head of the representative office of the Centre for Trade Development and Investments to Europe (China) and Ms. Karpenko E.V. visited the FGBI “ARRIAH” subordinated to the Rosselkhoznadzor.


On August 20, 2014, the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate “Federal Centre for Animal Health” was visited by the representatives of “M&C” company form Republic of Korea. The aim of the visit was discussion of matters of research cooperation.


On August 12, 2014, the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” was visited by the delegation from Uganda, which included representatives of Quality Chemicals Limited Company. The goal of the visit was discussion of cooperation matters.


Viktor Irza and Andrey Varkentin, experts of the FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” subordinated to the Rosselkhoznadzor, visited TOO Alata-Kus poultry farm  (Republic of Kazakhstan) on July 22 - 25, 2014 for comprehensive assessment of anti-epidemic measures against contagious avian diseases.

Autopsy of dead chickens was performed and the vaccination schedules for parent hen flocks and final cross-bred chickens were analyzed during the assessment.