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The 50th anniversary of Kurumoch airport
Today is the 50th anniversary of Kurumoch airport which is considered as one of the oldest in Russia.
The Open Championship of Europe in Sport Knife Throwing and Unifight held from December 13 to December 16 in Kaliningrad became lucky for Samara sportsmen. The knife thrower, Michael Sedyshev set up 5 World Records. He also won all the first prizes at all distances as well as in the absolute championship.
“Rossiiskaya gazeta”(regional edition)
Fag-ends in lube oil
Samara scientists are worried about water pollution in the region
The results of the three-month examination has showed that the small and mid-size rivers of the region suffer from anthropogenic load not less than large ones.
It has already summed up. The best 200 works will be awarded. The presents and prizes will be given on December 23 on Kuibyshev Square. It should be noted that there are no losers in the contest because almost all children’s works one can see on the central New Year tree as well as on others in the city.
Technological park in Togliatti: to be or not to be?
The governor of Samara region, Vladimir Artyakov held a meeting dedicated to the technological park construction in Togliatti. Last Wednesday the problems devoted to its realization were discussed at the meeting in AutoVAZ.
Yesterday the FSS announced that the bus explosion was an accident. Special service are sure that the explosive detonated due to its casual handling. However chemical experts don’t believe that the explosion happened by pure accident. Anyway it doesn’t matter whether it was an accident or a terrorist attack nevertheless people feel yo-yo and that is the main aim of the terrorists.
The reconstruction of the oldest synagogue in Samara
The grand opening of the Samara chorale synagogue reconstruction was held last Monday. The reconstruction work will be finished in 2 years. The synagogue is the largest one in Europe. It is expected to open the meeting-house and public centre which will unite all the Jewish organization of the region.
Renault owns golden share of AutoVAZ
“Rosoboronexport” which controls the largest Russian automobile concern – AuoVAZ, — at last has decided what company will become the strategic partner of the car factory. Last Friday it was known that French concern Renault will get 25 % shareholding. On Saturday they signed memorandum of understanding.
The satellite “Foton-M” designed in Samara “CSKB-Progress” helped the scientists answer the question if a life could appear due to meteorites. The pieces of the sediment with microbes were attached to the airframe.
Media Markt is a leader among Radio, Television, and Consumer Electronics Stores in Europe enters Samara market
On December 14 there is a grand opening of the first in Samara mega market of Consumer Electronics Store Media Markt. A wide range of articles is presented at the 5500 m2.