About Samara

Samara   known from 1935 to 1991 as Kuybyshe is the sixth largest city in Russia. The metropolitan area of Samara-Tolyatti-Syzran within Samara Oblast constitutes the population of more than three million people. Formerly a closed city, Samara is now a large and important social, political, economic, industrial, and cultural center of European Russia, which in May 2007 hosted the European UnionóRussia Summit