Sunday, April 21, 2024
South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday suggested setting up the seven-nation railway community of Northeast Asian countries, with the participation of Russia, the United States, and other countries, RBC reports citing Yonhap news agency. In a speech, the president proposed the two Koreas, together with the United States and four...
Private investment made it possible for the Russian government to increase its transport infrastructure spending plan to 7 trillion rubles ($110 billion) for the next five years, a spokesman for a senior government official said last week, according to Reuters.  In a bid to boost sluggish economic growth with large...
Sheremetyevo International Airport announced the launch of the 6th traditional competition innovation “SVOya idea - 2019”, which will offer all active passengers the opportunity to directly influence the development and improvement of the airport, Aviaport reported. There are four categories in the competition: participants can put forward innovative ideas for...
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...
Ukraine has said that the newly-built Russian bridge to Crimea, the peninsula it annexed in 2014, is used by Moscow to delay its neighbor’s ships, exert political pressure and hurt its economy, Bloomberg reports. Ukraine’s State Border Service said Wednesday that inspections of vessels have risen sharply since the 19-kilometer...
The “Big Three” in Russia’s mobile telecom industry (MTS, Megafon, Vimpelcom) are opposing the use of a single infrastructure for the development of the country’s 5G network, TASS news agency reports. According to top managers from the companies, the government-planned model can lead to negative consequences, including the imposition...
Aeroflot intends to transfer the next batch of flights to the new Sheremetyevo domestic Terminal B in the first half of July, with this applying to flights in 14 directions, Travel.ru informed. The bulk of transferred flights will be those to cities hosting the FIFA World Cup 2018. During June,...
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...
Russia’s state-owned infrastructure company Avtodor and Chinese tech giant Huawei have agreed to develop high-speed toll roads in Russia, RT reported. According to Avtodor’s press service, the partners have agreed “to identify new potential areas and projects for cooperation in the construction and operation of expressways in Russia, including on...
Despite the on-going consolidation of the Russian commercial air transport business, it remains dogged by a rigorous, often aggressive competitive marketplace. Those airlines still on the playing field are constantly searching for efficient ways to stand up to state-owned Aeroflot Group, and the solutions they are coming up with...