Group will be acting as the broadcast sponsor for all of Zenit’s games in the Russian Football Premier League 2014/2015 season. Saint Petersburg and Leningrad Region residents will be able to tune in to all the matches on the Saint Petersburg TV channel. Summa News – Sept 2014 Just prior to the new football season, it became public knowledge that Saint Petersburg would miss out on free broadcasting of Zenit’s matches. The team’s star fans (Michael Boyarsky, Oleg Basilashvili, Sergey Migitsko and others) wrote an open letter to acting Governor Georgiy Poltavchenko ,asking him to resolve the issue. Summa Group stepped in with its solution: “We couldn’t sit back knowing how serious it would be for the fans to miss out on broadcasts of their favourite team”. Broadcast rights were acquired by Liga-TV, a subsidiary of the Russian Football Premier League.
Summa News – Sept 2014 On 23 July in Moscow, an official meeting took place between the Summa Group management and Bayin Chaolu, governor of the north-eastern Chinese province of Jilin. Over 100 people participated in the event. The key topic of the meeting was the implementation of the Zarubino Port project. The representatives of the two nations discussed construction the port’s infrastructure, access routes, the timeline for completing the project and other items. Governor Bayin Chaolu emphasised the special significance of the project for the development of relations between the two countries. He also added that in order to ensure delivery of cargo to the Zarubino Port, the Chinese side plans to begin the infrastructure development on its territory.
comprising the delegation are interested in transhipping their cargo through the Zarubino Port. Vice-president of Northeast Asia Railway Corporation Zhang Haitao noted that the traffic capacity of the existing infrastructure allows for 10 million tons of cargo per year to be shipped through Zarubino; however, in the mid-term, Jilin province is prepared to increase this to 30 million tons per year and build up Zarubino with increased capacity. Summa Group President Alexander Vinokurov stated that the design engineering for the port will be started in the coming months. He underscored the importance of the port for both sides – the project’s implementation will offer new logistical possibilities for Chinese companies by allowing them to deliver cargo to customers faster and more cheaply, and the Russian Far East will be included in the Asian Pacific international transport flow. Delegation from Jilin Province Arrives to Discuss Zarubino Port Project (continued)
with significant investments in the port logistics, engineering, construction, telecommunications, and in the oil and gas sectors. Our companies employ more than 10,000 people in almost 40 regions of Russia and abroad. Mr Ziyavudin Magomedov is the founder and shareholder of the Summa Group. Summa News – Sept 2014