Thursday, April 25, 2024
Sheremetyevo airport could get new or reconstructed terminals C and F under the announced development program. In an interview with Vedomosti, the Chairman of the Board of the airport, Alexander Ponomarenko stated that the Terminal C is already dismantled and set for reconstruction that will increase its capacity from...
The Parliament of Kazakhstan has approved an agreement allowing the United States to use two of the nation’s Caspian Sea ports as transit points for shipping non-military material to Afghanistan, Eurasianet reports. Previously, Russia had provided transit options for NATO supplies to Afghanistan, but by gaining access to the ports of...
Decision-makers in Finland and Norway are speeding up talks on a so-called Arctic Corridor, EUobserver reports. If the project, spurred by China's massive Belt and Road Initiative, materializes, it will be the shortest, most direct route for goods between Asia and Europe ever. Cargo ships from Asia will off-load in...
An international infrastructure project which, if implemented, could rival Beijing’s One Belt, One Road initiative is being considered by the United States, Australia, India and Japan, Kommersant reported citing the Australian Financial Review. The proposed move seeks an alternative to those countries, which could accept China’s aid, according to a...
Russia needs to draft a concept of Arctic tourism development which would promote tourism in the Russian North, Inna Karakchiyeva, leading adviser of the Analytical Center for the Russian Government, said at a conference. "It is necessary to draft a White Book of Cluster Policy in Arctic Tourism because we must have a concept of exploring Arctic tourism...
Companies from the Russian metal industry are interested in cargo transportation via the newly-opened Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway, the head of Azerbaijan Railways has revealed. According to Azeri Trend news agency, Javid Gurbanov said the Russian companies expressed interest at a meeting in Moscow last week. "Russia’s metallurgical companies are interested in BTK...
Sheremetyevo’s shareholders are considering selling up to 10 percent of the airport during 2018, one of the company’s owners and chairman of the board at Sheremetyevo, Alexander Ponomarenko, said in an interview with Vedomosti. TPS Avia controls 66% of the Moscow Airport. According to Ponomarenko, the company has a good development...
The Japanese government will present Russia a plan to modernize urban infrastructure in Russia’s Far East port of Vladivostok with the use of Japanese technologies, including improving traffic flow, rebuilding tourist facilities and developing areas around railway stations, Nikkei reported on Sunday. The newspaper said this plan had been prepared...
Sheremetyevo Airport plans to serve more than 46 million passengers in 2018, a 14.6 percent increase compared to 2017, the Chairman of Sheremetyevo’s Board of Directors Alexander Ponomarenko said in an interview with Vedomosti. Ponomarenko, a Russian billionaire and business magnate who made his fortune in banking, sea ports, commercial...
Russia plans to spend close to $2 million in a mass slaughter of stray dogs ahead of the soccer World Cup scheduled to be held in the country next summer, Metro reported. As the head of the Russian lower house's environmental protection committee, Vladimir Burmatov, told Parlamentskaya Gazeta: "We have received...