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Rally «Rossia 2007» is the 4th leg of Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC). It takes place at the known rally track in Vyborg. The track consits of the most difficult 11 special shares.
A Holiday at Leo Tolstoy estate
The traditional open air celebrations dedicated to the memory of famous Russian writer and public figure Leo Tolstoy took place at Gavrilovka settlement. The feast succeeded. The main thing is that the celebrations helped ralling the people of different nationalities and provoking interest to the works of the great Russian writer.
A car trap: a car with a driver went underground. A pothole of considerable dimensions appeared in few seconds and only by chance it went without victims. Some people think that asphalt could subside after heavy rains.
The Federal Sapace Centre «Baikonur» and Baikonur branch of Samara «CSKB-Progress» are about arming of launch vehicle «Souyz-U», which must get «Progress» on orbit. The launching of the rocket is planned to carry out on August 2, 2007
Invite by brand
In Autumn Samara region should have its touristic brand. The Department of touristic development in Samara region announced the beginning of the contest on creating the regional «tourustic brand».
The next launch campaign starts at Baikonur at the middle of September, 2007. The space rocket «Souyz-U» should put in the orbit the Russian scientific spacecraft «Foton-M» #3, which is planned to be delivered to Baikonur in July, 2007.
On July 14 there was a stiletto heels race for the first time in Samara. About 70 girls took part in the competition. More than 500 spectators gathered to support their wives and girl-friends. In spite of the heat a lot of citizens preferred the glamourous competition to beaches and came to go them. For the first place won by Yekaterina Torgasheva «Park House» gave 50 000 rubles.
«Rossiyskaya nedelya” (regional edition)
Wind of change in our sails
The traditional regatta “Volga Cup 2007” was held in Samara.
In the end of July one will be able to see again all elite flotilla of the Volga – this time participating in the regatta named after Vladimir Vysozkiy.
Samara library will be named after Eltsin
The Governor of Samara region K.Titov approved the renovation project for Samara Regional Universal Research Library. In accordance with the executive order by the Russian President Vladimir Putin it will become a branch of the President Library named after Boris Eltsin.
We are in for Flower Festival
Samara is preparing for Flower Festival. Companies dealing with flower gardening and landscaping will participate in it.