Monday, May 27, 2024
An open international ideas contest for new standard apartment layouts across Russia has been launched by the country’s government, The UK Architects Journal reported. The competition is open to both emerging and experienced architects from around the world. The anonymous two-stage contest seeks proposals for a range of residential floorplans...
A repair project for two Russian vessels - the Project 949A nuclear-powered submarine Irkutsk and the Project 971 nuclear-powered underwater cruiser Magadan – has started in the Zvezda Ship Repair Center in the Russian Far East, Korabel.ru reported. The two submarines are in service with Russia’s Pacific Fleet, the Zvezda press...
Russia plans a $1.5 billion (100 billion rubles) highway to Crimea, in a bid to dramatically cut journey times and develop tourism on the peninsula it annexed from Ukraine in 2014, Liga.net reported Monday. The first section will be 68 km long and is slated to cost almost 60 billion rubles ($919 million), with...
According to TASS, the average cost per square meter of flats in Moscow grew by 17% in August 2021 compared to the previous year, while in St. Petersburg it increased by 34%, according to Alexei Popov, the chairman of the CIAN analytical center, TASS reports. In August, the average projected...
The concept of a new super heavy-lift launch vehicle is expected to be ready by mid-December, Head of Russia’s Roscosmos Scientific and Technical Council Yuri Koptev said in an interview with the Izvestya newspaper. "As of today, the closest benchmark is the middle of December 2018. By that time, we will...
In what analysts see as a major advance for renewable energy in Russia, the country’s largest bank, Sberbank, has opened a $341 million dollar line of credit to build a 201 megawatt wind park in the Murmansk Region of the country’s Northwest, Renewables Now reports. In 2008, the local government...
Russia’s Ministry of Transport expects to build a highway linking Moscow with the southern city of Kazan by 2027, three years after its original planned completion date, Vedomosti reported citing sources. In September, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov authorized the Transport Ministry to start building two sections of the Moscow-Kazan highway....
Arctic LNG 2 entered into long-term charter agreements on 14 Arc7 ice-class LNG tankers with SMART LNG (a joint venture between Novatek and Sovcomflot), with the construction of LNG tankers planned at the Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex, Novatek said in a statement on Monday, TASS writes. The signing of charter agreements...
Enel, Italy’s largest energy concern, is negotiating with a number of Russian banks to raise financing for the construction of wind farms in the country, the company’s CEO Francesco Starace told TASS news agency at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Sunday. According to him, the company plans to conclude negotiations...
Norilsk has finished a reconstruction of the runway at its Alykel airport, the main air hub in the Krasnoyarsk Region, and the runway has served the first flights, according to Alexander Neradko, head of the Russian aviation authority Rosaviatsiya, Gornovosti reports.   "The runway’s reconstruction is over and the first...