Friday, December 2, 2022
Low-cost airline Pobeda, a subsidiary of Russian flag carrier Aeroflot, said on Sunday it stops flights to Finland’s Helsinki from February 1, RIA news agency reports. "Flights to Helsinki will be suspended from February 1 as part of the flight efficiency optimization program. Those having tickets to the canceled...
A fishery and aquaculture development center in Ethiopia will be opened with the help of Russian experts, RIA Novosti reported. An ongiong program, supervised by UN specialists, is aimed at reducing poverty and unemployment in the African country. The project will make it possible to create at least 600...
Russia is looking for ways to develop a market for hydrogen in Europe, a move that would help maintain demand for one of its primary exports as governments everywhere work to cut pollution, Business Times reports. With Europe working to make dramatic reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, Russia is...
Plans by the government of Russia’s Moscow Region to send its trash to poorer — and often pristine — northern areas have led thousands of protesters to rally in more than a dozen Russian cities and towns, The Associated Press reports. The biggest protests against the waste management plans were...
Moscow’s Tverskoy District Court on Monday fined Russian celebrity and prominent hairstylist Sergey Zverev 15,000 rubles ($230) for an illegal protest against the construction of a drink water bottling plant at Lake Baikal in the Irkutsk Region, Novaya Gazeta reports. In early March, Zverev stood by the Kremlin twice to...
Russian-caught fish sold in the U.S. is enjoying a price advantage inadvertently protected by a trade decision by the Trump administration, and much of the cheaper Russian product ends up in fish sticks served to American school children, CNN writes. Russian pollock costs less than its U.S.-caught equivalent, and foreign...
Despite not being able to do so in Russia, companies and entrepreneurs from the country have been investing in the legal cannabis market worldwide for years, Vedomosti reports. Due to the gradual withdrawal of marijuana bans last year, the size of the global legal market for its production and sale...
The European Union will continue with imposed economic sanctions against Russia for another six months, The European Council’s President Donald Tusk has said, according to VOA News. The measures, first imposed in 2014 over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the Ukrainian crisis, are targeting Russia’s economy and were due...
Hundreds of wildfires are torching huge swaths of Siberia after an unusually hot and dry summer left forests primed to burn, Vox reported. The blazes, likely ignited by lightning and strengthened by strong winds, have already burned more than 15,000 square miles, an area larger than the state of Maryland....
Russia’s Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and the Arctic expects around 15 trillion rubles ($235 billion) to be invested in the Arctic within the next 15 years due to subsidies envisioned by the development strategy for Russia’s Arctic zone through 2035, Deputy Minister Alexander Krutikov...