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Yesterday the committee of directors was to examine the question of director-general assignment. But it was reserved for sine die. Most likely candidate is supposed to be Vitaly Vilchik who took up this post from 2001 to 2005.
Samara Region news Yesterday Samara Region Governor Konstantin Titov told in his press-conference that Samara Region is to receive 3 billions rubles from federal budget for holding “Russia-EU” summit in May 2007. This funds will be aimed at road, brunch lines and health center renewal.
The session of Samara Region Government is held on January, 17 where it is supposed to examine the questions about the candidates to the post of magistrates in Samara region, about the gas retail prices for townspeople, about the subsistence wage for 4th quarter 2006 in Samara region and many others.
The 3rd interregional open preference tournament will held at “Ot zakata do passveta” restaurant on February, 25.
Samara Region Governor Konstantin Titov made a declaration that Samara Region is ready to receive the monument to the soldier-liberator and undertake all the expenses in the case of its dismantling in Estonia.
The launching of the cargo spaceship “Progress M-59” is dated for the 100th anniversary of Sergey Korolyov. On January, 16 it was taken out to the Gagarinskiy pad. Launching is set at 5.12 and 13sec. (Moscow time) on January, 18 and its docking to ICS at 6.03 on January, 20.
Today Governor Konstantin Titov takes part in celebrations devoted to the Procurator’s Day. He pointed out that many things in socioeconomic development of Samara Region depends on professional skills of the workers in the Office of Public Prosecutor. The Governor presented diplomas and letters of gratifying to the most celebrated workers.
Transportation of the Rocket and Spaceship to the Pad. The first start in 2007 for Samara “Progress”.
Preparation of the launch vehicle “Soyuz –U” and cargo spaceship “Progress M-59” went off under regular schedule. On January, 15 the general assembling of the rocket with the was finished at Baykonur. In the very evening the meeting of the technical manual and national committee took place. It was decided to transport the rocket and the spaceship to the pad. One of the most difficult operations is holding right now.
Press Conference, the theme of which is to sum up the balance of the work in 2006 and to make plans for 2007 takes place on January, 16 in the Marble Hall of Samara Art Museum. It is also connected with the coming the 70th anniversary of the Art Museum and the 110th anniversary of its collections.
Passengers of Russian Railways are offered new services. Now every passenger could book a ticket to either men’s or ladies compartments. Meanwhile such an innovation works only in 8 trains: Moscow – Samara, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Voronezh, Belgorod, Rostov-na-Donu, and Bryansk as well as in Nizhniy Novgorod – St. Petersburg.