Monday, May 27, 2024
First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov said in an interview with Rossiya 24 TV Channel that Russia has to expand the Northern Sea Route so that it becomes an international shipping route. "The third and most important route is the Northern Water Route via sea. Rather than just expanding the...
Nuclear trains were once considered a relic of the Cold War, but now the secretive locomotives could be set for a comeback, carrying warheads around Russia, in a move that could set Moscow on a collision course with Washington, RT informed. The news is sure to raise hackles in the...
Serbia’s railway infrastructure company and Russia’s RZD International will sign a contract worth €230 million ($262 million) for three railway upgrade projects, Serbian news outlet B92 reported. The deal will be signed during the visit of President Vladimir Putin to Belgrade, the Serbian government said in a statement on...
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...
In an interview with Focus Washington, Sheremetyevo’s Chairman of the Board of Directors, Alexander Ponomarenko talks about the perspectives and challenges of one of the busiest airports in Russia. Focus Washington: Last year, Sheremetyevo surpassed the 45 million passengers traffic mark, and with the company’s long-term development strategy, it...
Moscow-based rail operator Grand Service Express was sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Wednesday, for operating a passenger rail service between the Russian mainland and Crimean Peninsula, The Hill reports.  The agency said on Wednesday it added the Russian railroad, as well as...
Russia’s state-run monopoly Russian Railways and the Russian Export Center are currently studying the possibility of trans-border railway lines and intra-country railway development projects in Africa, and are looking to tap into a $20 billion per annum credit line made available by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) for the...
A project for developing light railway in the Russian city of Omsk as an alternative to the uncompleted metro line is likely to be of interest to foreign investors, Eduard Safronov, a professor at Siberian State Automobile and Highway Institute, has said, according to Interfax news agency. "We historically developed and...
Workers at the railway depot in Gyumri, the second-largest city in Armenia, turned to the country’s authorities after coming to work and finding that several conductors invited from Russia had taken their place, ArmTimes.com reports. South Caucasus Railway is a wholly owned subsidiary of Russia’s state-controlled Russian Railways. In 2008, Armenia...
A $96 billion modernization of Russia’s highways, airports, railways, ports and other transport infrastructure until 2024 has been gaining steam, The Moscow Times reports. The six-year comprehensive plan is geared toward improving the connectivity of Russia’s regions, as well as developing strategic routes including the Europe-Western China transport corridor...