Thursday, October 17, 2019
The two sides of a long-awaited bridge between Northeast China and the Russian Far East across the Amur River will be connected by the end of the week, Zvezda reported citing authorities. Chinese authorities have ordered the construction of a customs and immigration facility for the bridge, which will serve as...
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...
Russia and India are likely to sign a contract for construction of four Project 11356 or Grigorovich-class, also designated Upgraded Krivak III frigates in June, TASS news agency reported Tuesday quoting a source in diplomatic and military circles as saying. "In June, a package contract is expected to be signed...
The modernization of an airport in the contested region of Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, is nearing completion, Izvestya reports. The revamped airfield can, if necessary, become a permanent base for strategic missile carriers and long-range bombers, the newspaper writes. Belbek, located close to the Black City...
Work resumed Tuesday to lay the second string of the TurkStream gas pipeline in the Black Sea, with a total of 706 km remaining to lay, the Gazprom-owned operating company said, according to Rossiyskaya Gazeta. The first string -- which will transport Russian gas to the Turkish market from the...
Moscow city authorities intend to erect a modern sports center near the existing Luzhniki Olympic Complex, which is one of the world’s biggest multi-purpose sports facilities, RIA Novosti news agency reported with reference to the City of Moscow construction department. The head of the construction complex of the Russian capital Marat...
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...
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...
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...
China and Russia are investing billions of dollars into attempts to produce aircraft capable of sparring with western giants Boeing and Airbus in both the wide-body and single-aisle sectors, Australian Aviation reports.  One contender is the CR929, being developed by the China-Russia Commercial Aircraft International Corporation (CRAIC), a joint venture...