Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Ryanair, EasyJet and Wizzair are among international low-cost airlines which have submitted bids for 33 destinations out of St Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport next year, Vedomosti reported.  Awarding the slots would require that the airport complies with the Open Skies regime, the business newspaper writes. Last week, after years of lobbying,...
A masterplan competition for the coastal city of Novorossiysk was awarded to Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), the studio announced, according to Arch Daily. ZHA teamed up with Russian practice Pride TPO to compete for the Admiral Serebryakov Embankment competition and was selected out of 40 teams from 13 countries. Miralles...
The construction of the second stage of Zvezda shipyard in the town of Bolshoi Kamen in Russia’s Primorsky Region will completed in 2020, four years ahead of schedule, Portnews.ru reported citing Andrey Shishkin, vice president of Russia’s top oil producer Rosneft. "The finishing date of the second stage is 2024,...
Russia’s biggest gateway, the Sheremetyevo International Airport has won the approval to reconstruct its northern Terminal C, thus reaching another development milestone. The engineering design of the new terminal complex received the green light from Russia’s state authority for the project’s supervision, Glavgosexpertiza, Russian Aviation Insider reports. Terminal C will process international...
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...
Sergiev Posad, an important Orthodox Christian pilgrimage site near Russia’s capital and home of the Russian Church’s Moscow Patriarchate, is about to experience a momentous change with new Kremlin plans to create a “Russian Vatican” on the site, Vedomosti wrote last month. Under the plan revealed by the business newspaper, Russian...
The introduction of “low-cost” railway cars in Russia is not a bad idea, but Russian Railways’ plan to use old and dilapidated wagons cannot attract people to use the new class, experts told Realnoe Vremya. A year ago, a subsidiary of Russian Railways', the Federal Passenger Company announced its intention to...
The Bank of Russia will act to cool the country’s booming mortgage market, since it is worried about possible housing bubble, bne Intellinews reports. The regulator issued a warning to banks saying that the growing number of loans could be causing real estate prices to rise, which causes a feedback loop...
After 30 years, a failed Soviet rocket project from the end of the 1980s might see new life, as Russia is planning a new super-heavy rocket based on the Energia from 1988, Popular Mechanics reports. According to the report, although a high-profile expensive project would invigorate the troubled industry, its...
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...