Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Russia says it will soon discuss cooperation regarding infrastructure construction projects with North Korea. Moscow's Minister for Development of the Far East, Alexander Kozlov, said in an interview with Russia’s RIA news agency that experts from the two countries will meet in the Far East region later this month over the...
The largest airport in Moscow and Russia, Sheremetyevo International Airport, has strengthened its leadership in the region. The closest competitor, Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport, plans to announce its production results for the last year in the second half of January. However, Domodedovo’s data on passenger traffic for 11 months of the...
A massive project for the construction of a bridge to connect Russia’s Sakhalin Island to the mainland is seen in government circles as a political project, and it will be implemented regardless its economic feasibility, Vedomosti quoted a federal government official as saying. Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier instructed...
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...
Sheremetyevo International Airport in cooperation with Sheremetyevo Customs conducted a media tour ahead of Russian Customs Day. The airport authorities presented the performance record for the first nine months of 2019 and the prospects for cooperation between Moscow Cargo LLC and Sheremetyevo Customs, the airport’s press service said. The purpose...
The Tupolev Tu-22M3M, Russia’s heavily upgraded long-range missile-carrying bomber, will perform its first demonstration flight in September, the CEO of the Tupolev Aircraft Company Alexander Konyukhov told TASS news agency on Tuesday. "In September, the plane will perform its debut flight as part of factory trials, following which it will...
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...
The Russian government will start building new airport terminals in 27 of the country’s regions in 2019, First Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov said during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s meeting with the government, RNS reports. “New terminals and runways at the airports of Novosibirsk, Perm, Chelyabinsk, Khabarovsk, Blagoveshchensk, and...
Russia’s rail freight transportation company Rustranscom (RTC) holding said on Monday it was planning to list its global depositary receipts (GDRs) on the London Stock Exchange, Reuters reported. The move would mark the first initial public offering by a Russian firm since 2017. The company plans to apply for...
A recently proposed project to build a new highway along the Black Sea between Dzhugba and Sochi, with its whopping $19 billion price tag, might become Russia’s most expensive road, Vedomosti reported recently. The project, part of President Vladimir Putin’s plan to boost the economy by increasing government spending...