Track-and-field Tournament XIII “Governor Cup -2007”

On Saturday in the Palace of athletics track-and-field tournament XIII “Governor Cup” which gathered more than hundreds of sportsmen from different countries such as Cuba, Latvia, Canada, Lithuania, Portugal, Poland, Trinidad and Tobago, Brazil, Sudan, Ukraine, Kirghizia, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan and Russia was held. The tournament prize-winning fund was 75 thousand dollars. Sportsmen competed in broad jumps, high jumps, a threefold jump and etc.

Space and Geographic Information Technologies Development in Samara

Today Nikolay Vsevolodovich Sveshnikov, Minister of Industry and Power of Samara region takes part in the meeting with the heads of machine-building enterprises, devoted to the development of the center of the competence and experts preparation up to the world standard in the field of space and geographic information technologies.

Zurab Tsereteli in Tolyatti

Zurab Tsereteli arrived to Tolyatti. He will open an exhibition of his works in Art museum. The visit of the national artist of Soviet Union and Russia, the president of the Russian academy of arts takes place within the limits of celebrating of the 270th anniversary of a primogenitor of Tolyatti — Stavropol on Volga.

The French Guiana Cosmodrome Begins in Samara

The starting complex construction for launch vehicle type «Soyuz» continues in French Guiana. Launch vehicles are made in Samara, in the state research-and-production space-rocket center « CSKB — Progress ». The Samara enterprise is the leading doer of a starting complex at the cosmodrome Kuru.