Novosibirsk News Digest #45Back to list
At the begining of the week several sources said to local media, that Aura - biggest shopping mall in Siberia, that belongs to turkish Renaissance Development - is going to be sold to Morgan Stanley Invest Found for approx. $1 bln. Aura spokemen late that week denied the fact of selling.
Other shopping mall (TRK Kontinent on Gusinobroskoye shosse in the eastern suburbs of Novosibirsk) petition the court - Kontinent's owners are afraid that currently counstructing Gusinobrodkaya metro station (last one on the green line of Novosibirsk metro).
Febrarury 27th, World Bank announce its rating, where Novosibirsk region stands on 2nd pace of the less corrupted regions of Russian Federation. First place is taken by Smolenskaya oblast.
Main event of last weekend was a huge snow fall. Цhile temperature was rising above zero by Celcium (first this winter), melting snow on Vladimirovskaya str. with water from the broken pipe stopped the TransSiberian Railroad for a several hours.