Friday, 14.12.2018
The Russian Ambassador to Japan Mikhail Galuzin has said Moscow hopes that the project to link Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido with Russia’s Sakhalin via a road-and-rail bridge will eventually be implemented, Gazeta reports. " that this landmark project, which is unique for the Russian-Japanese relations, will remain a subject for...
Russia and Germany have agreed to a new railway connection between Berlin and Russia’s “northern capital” St. Petersburg, the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure has confirmed after reports in Russian media. The train will go from Germany to the Russian exclave city of Kaliningrad and then onwards...
Sheremetyevo International Airport’s Terminal B has opened a travel retail zone, the Airport’s Public Relations Directorate said. During the FIFA World Cup 2018, a wide range of thematic souvenirs will be represented in the shops. Traditional products from Russian regions such as pastilles, cookies, honey, sausages and national drinks will...
The airport in Salzburg, Austria reported a record number of Russian tourists in a single day this Saturday, when it listed an inrush of 11,000 Russian and Ukrainian holidaymakers, ETN reports. Salzburg is a popular destination for Russian tourists in recent years, attracting mostly young families with children from the...
The cost of constructing the second Severomuysky tunnel on the Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM) could amount to $3.9 billion, Kommersant writes citing the project’s feasibility study prepared by the Institute for Economy and Transport Development. The capacity of the Severomuysky tunnel at the moment is 16 pairs of trains per...
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...
The annual general shareholders’ meeting of Sheremetyevo International Airport JSC (JSC SIA) was held on June 25, 2018, Center for Aviation CAPA informed. The shareholders approved the Company's annual report for 2017, elected the new Board of Directors and developed decisions on a number of issues relevant to the agenda....
The Russian government is considering the use of ports in annexed Crimea as parts of a trade route to Iran through the Caspian region, the country’s Presidential Envoy to Crimea Georgy Muradov told the Izvestya newspaper. According to the official, several Iranian businessmen have already expressed readiness to develop a...
Russia’s airliner Saratov Airlines is suspending operations starting May 31 following the notification by the country’s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) on suspension of its ticket sales, Gazeta.ru reports. "On May 17, 2018, Saratov Airlines received a letter from the head of the Transport Regulation Department of the Federal Air Transport...
About 9,000 kilometers of highways and roads in Russia will be transferred to federal ownership by 2021 before a major rebuilding project to boost the country's road infrastructure and the national economy, RIA news agency reports. The trend will continue after 2021 with additional 8,300 km of road becoming the...