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Russian Specialists Created World’s Largest Burning Research Facility


Scientists at Samara University have created the world’s largest combustion research facility, which will help in the development of environmentally-friendly engines. According to the university’s press service, the facility has been developed since 2017 at the international scientific laboratory “Physics and Chemistry of Combustion” as part of the government mega-grant.  “Our facility has a number

Events | Business | Technology  | 13.09.21

Robot-Guide Invites Samara Residents for Excursions


A Russian robot from the Skolkovo resident company has started working in the multimedia historical park “Russia – My History” in Samara, TASS reports with reference to the Development Director of the ‘Promobot’ company Oleg Kivokurtsev.   It is noted that the robot performs the functions of a consulting guide telling visitors about the history of

Culture | Insight | Events | Around Russia  | 11.05.21

Over 2,200 Soldiers Took Part in Samara Victory Parade


The Victory Parade with the participation of more than 2.2 thousand soldiers and 50 pieces of equipment was held on Kuibyshev Square in Samara, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the Central Military District.  “We are rightfully proud of the contribution that the inhabitants of our region made to the defeat of

Insight | Places to Visit | Samara  | 21.12.20

Samara Residents Enjoy City’s New Year Decorations


Despite the pandemic and holiday restrictions that were introduced in the Samara region, everything on the streets is shining. New Year’s illumination delights citizens and guests of the regional centre. Local photographer, Roman Danilkin, walked around the city to show Internet users how it was decorated for the New Year, 63.ru reports.  On the picture

Events | Insight | Samara  | 09.12.20

Samara Skating Rink to Be Open Soon


The area near the regional government building in Samara will be equipped for winter entertainment. The skating rink will be located in the centre of the square, 63.ru reports. Last year, this ice rink was one of the most popular among the city residents.  In 2019, the skating rink was operating until February 20. In

Business | Technology  | 15.11.20

New Computer Tomographs to Appear in Samara and Togliatti Hospitals


The new tomographs were purchased at their own expense by three investor companies under a public-private partnership programme. The devices will serve patients with mild coronavirus or pneumonia and also those who are undergoing outpatient treatment, tolyatty reports.    It is specified that there are 55 CT scanners in the Samara region now. The cost

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 03.11.20

Samara Scientists Can Diagnose Cancer by Blood Drop


Researchers from Samara University named after S.P. Korolev, together with their colleagues from Samara State Medical University, have developed a method for diagnosing cancer and other diseases using one drop of a patient’s blood and published the reports in the Journal of Raman Spectroscopy.  It is stated that Raman spectroscopy of blood makes it possible

Recommended | Culture | Visit  | 27.10.20

Samara Scientists Found Out What Men Value Most in Women


Scientists from the S. P. Korolev Samara University conducted a study on how city residents perceive female beauty. For this, they interviewed residents of Samara, Nizhny Novgorod, and Moscow aged 20 to 34. The results are published in the EurAsian Journal of BioSciences. It turned out that most men, when communicating with a woman, first of

Recommended | Insight | Around Russia  | 17.10.20

Top 5 Russian Cities With Highest COVID Crisis Resistance


The experts of the Strelka Centre for Urban Economics conducted a research and found out which cities are most capable to resist the crisis provoked by the spread of coronavirus.   When compiling the rating, the experts relied on what is the share of tax revenues in the city budget. The more autonomous the city’s budget

Economics | Business | Samara  | 06.10.20

Living Wage in Samara Region Increased for Pensioners


The Samara authorities adopted a bill to increase the living wage for citizens of retirement age. The amount will be lower than the national average, but higher than it is currently in the region. According to the document, the value of the subsistence minimum is set for 2021 and will amount to 8,846 rubles, which

Recommended | Insight | Samara  | 03.10.20

New Graffiti With Soviet Heroes Appeared in Samara


Portraits of three heroes of the Great Patriotic War appeared on Uritskogo Street in Samara. These are the People’s Artist of the USSR Mikhail Pugovkin, the pilot Olga Sanfirova, and the leader of the Soviet aircraft industry Dmitry Vorfolomeev, 63.ru reports. The project itself is aimed at creating graffiti on the facades of residential buildings