Weekly news review — 02-04.05.2007
«AutoVAZ» can unit with «GAZ»
After having sold the share portion of «AutoVAZ» to the «Russkie mashiny» holding which owns «Gorkiy automobile plant», Togliatti car plant and «GAZ» can be amalgamated. Such a decision is considered to be politically correct. The state holding is occupied with the tightening supervision over «AutoVAZ». After it owns 75% share and one the share holding will be assigned to a strategic investor. Among the potential buyers are Renault, Porsche and Fiat.
Konstantin Titov presents «OKA» cars to war and disabled veterans
On May, 3 governor of Samara region Konstantin Titov traditionally presents the keys and documents for 20 «OKA» cars to war and disabled veterans.
Holiday fireworks on Victory Day
A number of events are planned on Victory Day:
On May, 4 a ceremonial welcome of Soviet Union heros and war veteran activists of the city will take place in the «Palace of Veterans»;
On May, 8 the flowers will be laid to the eternal flame on Glory square;
On May, 9 the festive concert devoted to Victory Day will take place on the Volga quay at 5 p.m. and at 11p.m. the city dwellers will enjoy the fireworks on Kuibyshev square.
«Gifts of XXI century» exhibition in Samara regional museum
The exhibition is dated for jubilee celebrations on the occasion of the 110th anniversary of a collection and 70th anniversary of foundation of the Samara Art Museum. The aim of the exhibition is to show the spectators new items of the collection, to present new tendencies in native art as well as to demonstrate the generosity of magnates who contributed their mite into the collection of the Samara Art Museum.*