Tuesday, 23.04.2019
An open international ideas contest for new standard apartment layouts across Russia has been launched by the country’s government, The UK Architects Journal reported. The competition is open to both emerging and experienced architects from around the world. The anonymous two-stage contest seeks proposals for a range of residential floorplans...
World renowned design studio Zaha Hadid Architects has been awarded another big project in Russia, this time in partnership with a local company, The Calvert Journal reports. The two companies said they are aiming for a "people-centric" sustainable smart city. Located to the west of Russia's capital city, the 460-hectare site will be turned...
The concept of a new super heavy-lift launch vehicle is expected to be ready by mid-December, Head of Russia’s Roscosmos Scientific and Technical Council Yuri Koptev said in an interview with the Izvestya newspaper. "As of today, the closest benchmark is the middle of December 2018. By that time, we will...
China sees big economic opportunities in Syria and will be Russia’s main competitor for the upcoming reconstruction of the war-torn country, Alexei Maslov, Head of the School of Oriental Studies at the Higher School of Economics, told Nezavisimaya Gazeta. According to the expert, statements on Beijing’s willingness to step up...
In what analysts see as a major advance for renewable energy in Russia, the country’s largest bank, Sberbank, has opened a $341 million dollar line of credit to build a 201 megawatt wind park in the Murmansk Region of the country’s Northwest, Renewables Now reports. In 2008, the local government...
Enel, Italy’s largest energy concern, is negotiating with a number of Russian banks to raise financing for the construction of wind farms in the country, the company’s CEO Francesco Starace told TASS news agency at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Sunday. According to him, the company plans to conclude negotiations...
Norilsk has finished a reconstruction of the runway at its Alykel airport, the main air hub in the Krasnoyarsk Region, and the runway has served the first flights, according to Alexander Neradko, head of the Russian aviation authority Rosaviatsiya, Gornovosti reports.   "The runway’s reconstruction is over and the first...
A large casino zone will be opened in the Black Sea Crimea peninsula next year, according to the Moscow-appointed head of the region Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, Sergey Aksenov. He said the project, which was first announced in 2014, has now been given the green light. The opening...
Works on a cutting-edge Lider-class destroyer for the Russian Navy may begin in 2020, Navy Deputy Commander-in-Chief for Armament Viktor Bursuk said on Wednesday, according to Zvezda TV. "A preliminary design has been made. Following its results, we are now making the necessary decision and work on its technical...
Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of state-owned corporation Rostec, will cash in $120 million for the direct sale of 20 multi-purpose light Ansat aircraft to the Chinese Association of Emergency Medicine, the company told Kommersant. The company is negotiating a deal for the supply of another 50 helicopters to state and...