Saturday, December 5, 2020
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...
Sheremetyevo International Airport won an award for strengthening Russia’s national security, Vechernaya Moskva reports. The airport’s perimeter protection system was recognized as the most innovative industry decision of the year, the news outlet adds. “A single complex of high-tech systems is in charge of protecting health of life of tens of...
Sheremetyevo Airport will provide free parking for electric vehicles during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and for the summer season as well, the Airport’s press service said. “As a part of the preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the first fast charging station of the single charging infrastructure of...
Long known as a hot property spot, St Petersburg’s grandest and most expensive part, the Golden Triangle, is still attracting Russian and foreign investors, despite Western sanctions on Russia, The Real Deal reports. The high-end neighborhood, with its romantic canal and riverside setting rich in ornate palaces and mansions from...
Transmashholding (TMH) International, Russia’s largest manufacturer of locomotives and rail infrastructure, has acquired South African company DCD Rolling Stock for about $7.5 million, Engineering News reported. The group said the investment would see the DCD facility in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, used to manufacture, assembly and service locomotives and other rolling...
The passenger traffic through Sheremetyevo International Airport for the period January-November 2018 grew 14 percent compared to the same period in 2017, reaching 42.141 million people, Investing.com reported. During January-November 2018, Sheremetyevo provided 325,574 take-off and landing operations, which is an increase of 15.6 percent than in the same period...
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...
One of the two runways at Sheremetyevo International Airport has been opened following an incident with a Czech Smart Wings company’s plane that rolled off the runway, said Anna Zakharenkova, a spokesperson for the airport, TASS informs. “Rescue operations are over, the aircraft of the Czech air carrier Smart Wings...
China might become one of the major shareholders in Transneft, the state-backed oil pipeline company in Russia, one of its directors said Friday, Kallanish Energy informs. Transneft first vice president Maxim Grishanin said the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) was in talks to attract investors to the pipeline company, UPI reported. "There are...
The “Big Three” in Russia’s mobile telecom industry (MTS, Megafon, Vimpelcom) are opposing the use of a single infrastructure for the development of the country’s 5G network, TASS news agency reports. According to top managers from the companies, the government-planned model can lead to negative consequences, including the imposition...