This Week in Saratov the snows have been heavy but life goes on, except for when it doesn’t.
Again, the route is blocked, “Saratov-Volgograd”
Last night due to adverse weather conditions temporarily restricted movement on the federal highway “Syzran – Saratov-Volgograd” on the border of the Saratov region to Kamyshin Volgograd region. The measure introduced by 23:00 in connection with a strong drifting snow and limited visibility, according to the regional traffic police.
The prosecutor’s office appealed the budget of the region because of the purchase of housing for orphans
At a meeting of the Saratov Regional Duma deputy prosecutor of the region Timur Maslov protested to the law of the regional budget for 2012. According to him, security officials unsatisfactory that, in the treasury laid enough money to provide housing for orphans.
A young man committed suicide in a St. Valentine’s Day
Suicide by hanging, an act was recorded on February 14 around 19:30 in an apartment down the street the Station. The young man left a suicide note with the text: “Lena, I love you, zaberesh money itself.”
In Saratov Oblast restore sobering-up stations
In the Saratov region will be developed to restore the law of medical sobering-up stations. Such an order is made governor of the Saratov Region Pavel Ipatov.
Whitney Houston will be buried on Saturday in the Baptist Church
According to the agency, with a farewell ceremony will be held at Houston Baptist Church, where she was a child she sang in the church choir. Earlier it was reported that the singer’s funeral will be held on Friday.
The eldest son, Kim Jong Il’s regime has predicted an early demise of his brother
The eldest son of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, who died last month, predicted the imminent collapse of the regime in North Korea. Moreover, in his opinion, it will happen regardless of whether the reforms will or not, the book says a Japanese journalist Yohji Gomi on North Korea.
A barrel of oil went up to 101.57 dollars
March futures price of U.S. light crude oil WTI (Light Sweet Crude Oil) as at 08.45 Moscow time has grown by 0.69 dollars or 0.68% – up to 101.43 dollars per barrel. March futures price for North Sea petroleum mix of mark Brent rose 0.59 dollars or 0.50% – up to 117.94 dollars per barrel.
The number of gadgets to the Internet will soon surpass the population of the Earth
According to the UN, world population by 2016 will be about 7.3 billion people, while the number of mobile devices with Internet access exceeds the same time to $ 10 billion. Due to the popularity of mobile gadgets global mobile Internet traffic will grow 18 times by 2016 – to 10.8 exabytes per month or 130 exabytes per year, says Cisco’s study Visual Networking Index.
Passengers Costa Concordia filed a lawsuit against the owner of the ship
Passengers escaped liner “Costa Concordia”, which was wrecked off the coast of Italy in January, filed a lawsuit against the American Carnival Cruise Lines. Company Carnival Cruise Lines is located in Miami, it is a subsidiary of Costa Cruise Line, which owned the crashed airliner.
A resident of China won the lottery $ 42 million
A resident of Sichuan Province of China won the lottery almost 42 million dollars, according to Chinese media on Wednesday. In the center of the Chinese lottery “Fuli tsaypyao” reported that the owner of a prize of 200 million yuan (41.3 million dollars) in the lottery, “bicolor ball” became a resident of Chengdu, the provincial capital of Sichuan.
Federal Space Agency astronauts extended range due to a lack of candidates
Federal Space Agency cosmonauts continued to recruit, because at the moment the contest received an insufficient number of applications. Informs “Interfax” referring to communications from the space industry.
Astronomers have discovered a slow rotation of Venus
In the 90s of last century, the spacecraft Magellan has helped to establish that the rotation period of Venus 243.0185 Earth days. However, according to new measurements obtained with the European satellite Venus Express, the rotation period of the Morning Star is 243.023 Earth days, that as much as 6.5 minutes longer the first result, according to the European Space Agency.
And that was the Week in Saratov.