Thursday, October 17, 2019
The first flight, operated by Pobeda Airlines, has arrived this week at a newly-built airport in the Russian city of Saratov, which is named after legendary Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, RIA Novosti reported.  Built to replace Saratov Tsentralny Airport because expansion was impossible, Gagarin International Airport is the latest in...
In the first half of 2019, Russian steel giant Severstal shipped 2.9 million tons of metal products to Russian builders, 16% more than in the same time last year, the company said, according to Steel Guru. The steelmaker attributed the increase in supplies to the expansion of the geography of...
The new terminal currently in construction at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport will not be launched for at least another year, Vedomosti reported.  Authorities had planned to permanently open the T-2 terminal in time for the 2018 World Cup, but Russia’s Federal Agency for Air Transport, Rosaviatsiya, failed to build a second...
Local authorities in Moscow have announced that construction work can go ahead on the tallest residential building in Europe in the city’s International Business Centre, the 405 meters tall “One Tower”, the Moscow Times reported. The skyscraper, designed by world-renowned studio Sergey Skuratov Architects, was given planning permission in...
The level of investment into Russia’s real estate was up by almost a quarter (24%) year-on-year in the first half of 2019 to $1.6 billion, a report from JLL reveals, according to Interfax. Investment in the second quarter was 13% higher than in the same period a year earlier and...
The Russian government has spent more than 4 trillion rubles ($64 billion) on some 62,600 unfinished construction projects, the country’s Audit Chamber said, according to the Business Gazeta. The list of the uncompleted construction projects includes preschools, schools, university campuses, transport, and municipal infrastructure facilities among others, according to the...
Russian-born business executive Felix Sater will be interviewed by the U.S. House intelligence committee about his role in President Donald Trump's effort to build a skyscraper in Moscow during the presidential election, the Washington Post reports. The staff-led, closed-door interview is part of the committee's investigation into Russian interference in...
The chairman of the board of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport Alexander Ponomarenko told Reuters Tuesday that private shareholders in the airport may sell a 30 percent stake to raise money for a potential purchase of Russia’s 30.5 percent holding at a later date. Sheremetyevo Holding company, which controls the business, has...
Prices for luxury apartments in Moscow are rising at a second-fastest pace in the world, Kommersant reports citing a survey by real estate agent Knight Frank. According to the real estate consultancy’s report, which covered the first quarter of this year, out of 45 major global cities, only Berlin...
The main shareholder in Russian real estate developer LSR, Andrey Molchanov, plans to keep control over the company even though he reduced his stake last month, Reuters reported. The businessman and founder of LSR reduced his stake by 9.71 percent via a sale to investors last month, leaving him...