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The governor announced about the need of the co-developing social and economic program. By his action the governor highlighted the unimportance of making Samara the capital of the region.
On Baikonur launching site they set up a launching vehicle “Soyuz-FG” with Canadian radar satellite “Radarsat-2”. The launching of the rocket is planned on December 14 (at Moscow time). The satellite will work for the Canadian Ice Petrol Service.
The nearest future of Samara Zoo has been discussed on the international theoretical and practical conference dedicated to the 15th anniversary of Samara Zoo. During the next two days the heads of the Russian and foreign zoos will exchange their experience in keeping the animals in captivity. The experts of the architecture and building university affirm that in 6 years Samara Zoo will become larger than Moscow one.
Yesterday the commercial and economic legation of Netherlands arrived in Samara. The delegation includes the representatives of the car enterprises. They intend getting to know the motor-car industry of the region and especially with Togliatti industrial and technological park.
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.
About 150 festivals, exhibitions, concerts and other events will be included into the agenda of the Year of Russia in India. The grand opening of the Year will take place in February by the festive concert in New Delhi. The rpogramm also includes the holding of the Days of Moscow in New Delhi, Days of St.Petersburgh in Mumbai, Days of Tatarstan republic in Andhra-Pradesh state and the days of Samara in Karnataka state.
“Komsomolskaya Pravda” (regional edition)
We can skate and ski on Samara front soon
Ice holes will be soon equipped in some places.
“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.
«Kommersant» (regional edition)
Chechen Republic will sign contract with Samara region
The Governments of Chechen republic and Samara region plan to sign agreements in trade and economic, scientific and technological and cultural cooperation. The delegation from Samara region headed by the governor will visit Chechen Republic in December.
On the instructions of the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin the main partner of the international exhibition “Grüne Woche-2008” in Berlin which take place in January will become the Volga Federal District. In Berlin they will emphases the showing the NT in agricultural sector.