Ready to go

The rocket-space center “ZSKB-Progress” held the meeting of Coordinating Council where the participants discussed preparation of the spacecraft “Foton-M-3” for sending off to Baikonur. It will be sent to the spaceport in the middle of July.

Skunked the law

Who will close down casinos breaking the law? It remains unknown.

Since July 1 in Samara region not less than a half of all casinos are due to have been closed down – such number of gambling establishments do not correspond to the requirements of the new federal law (according to the results of inspections). But only a few of them have been closed. On Monday the experts of the Licensing Chamber and the Regional Tax Service office started inspections of casinos that will last till July 10. To force the law breakers stop their business will not be easy – the law does not appoint the department responsible for that.

“Samtelekom” starts up “Sam-TV”

On July 1 ‘Samtelekom” starts up for commercial service the first IP-television project in Samara. For half a year the company has tested the IP-television for 100 viewers. IP-TV named “Sam-TV” will broadcast on the basis of NGN.

False alarm

Forced landing of the plane Tu-154 in Kurumoch airport last Friday was caused by false alarm.

As the experts state, the plane engine was in good repair

Safety money

Education process in the schools of Samara will be safe thanks to insistence of firemen who threatened not to give a license to schools. This week the regional government allocated more than 100 million rub from a budget for the modern fire fighting equipment.