Saturday, April 4, 2020
Seven smoking booths, each of which can accommodate up to 14 people, have been opened at the Sheremetyevo International Airport, on the station squares of Terminals B, D, E and F, TASS reported. The measure creates a comfortable environment for smokers, and the booths will serve to protect them from...
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...
Car-sharing service “Yandex.Drive” opened its own parking lounge in Sheremtyevo Airport’s Terminal D. Thanks to the parking spot, Yandex.Drive users will now find it easier to search and rent a car upon arrival for travel around the city, the company stated. The parking space is designed for 20 seats, and...
The European Union has decided to impose sanctions against six more Russian entities for being involved in the recent construction of the Kerch Strait Bridge -- a 19-kilometer-long bridge linking the mainland of southern Russia with the Crimean Peninsula, Interfax Ukraine reported. The unnamed companies will be added to the...
British-based design studio Zaha Hadid Architects won against 47 international teams in a competition to design the new Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Concert Hall in Yekaterinburg, Russia, ArchDaily reported. Yekaterinburg, a growing cultural center in central Russia, was known as Sverdlovsk from 1924 to 1991. The new Sverdlovsk Concert Hall will be...
At least 50 flights by Russia’s national flag carrier Aeroflot planned to be operated by domestic-made Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100) were canceled since a Moscow crash landing of the aircraft killed 41 people last week, Fontanka reports. The plane’s tail section caught fire on the runway after an emergency...
Belarusian Railways will present its transit capabilities at large international exhibitions in Russia and Germany in 2018, BelTA informs. Belarusian Railways will present its transit potential at the expo TransRussia 2018 in Moscow in April, the expo of transport and logistics services, commercial transport and special vehicles TransSiberia/Translogistika, and...
The Russian government has pledged to invest around $40 billion in infrastructure during President Vladimir Putin’s sixth term in office, and authorities are already choosing projects on which to spend the money, Kommersant reports. According to the business newspaper, projects planned to be financed under the government’s program span all...
The growing development of the Arctic shelf’s resources and the presence of the Russian military in the region necessitates the improvement of the infrastructures in the Northern Sea Route ports, Russian experts and officials told TASS news agency. According to the analysts, practically all ports, with the exception of...
A long-discussed deepwater port project near the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad on the Baltic Sea has won the support of President Vladimir Putin, Kommersant reports. The construction of the shipping hub with a 48-million-ton capacity and linked infrastructure including railway and roads may cost more than $3.1 billion (200 billion...