transport in Russia

 Will Ukraine abandon railway traffic with Russia?

Will Ukraine abandon railway traffic with Russia?

The Ukrainian authorities are preparing to cut off railway passenger traffic with Russia in early July, a source close to Kiev officials said. "Ukraine is preparing to halt rail passenger traffic with Russia starting around July …

Sochi residents to be able to travel to Georgia via direct flight

Sochi residents to be able to travel to Georgia via direct flight

First direct flight from Tbilisi to Sochi will be carried out on June 2. For some time flights via this route will be carried out only in the summer twice a week - on Mondays and Fridays. …

Winner of Formula One Sochi Grand Prix to meet with Putin

Winner of Formula One Sochi Grand Prix to meet with Putin

The winner of the Russian stage of the world championship ‘Formula One’ in Sochi, the Russian Grand Prix, will receive his cup from the hands of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is present at the races at the Sochi Avtodrome. …

Does Kerch Strait ferry line change route?

Does Kerch Strait ferry line change route?

The Kerch Strait ferry line can change the route during the time of the bridge construction. According to the experts, such a measure will allow to differentiate cargo flows: passengers and buses will follow the Crimea-Port Caucasus …

Kerch ferry service resumes its work after storm

Kerch ferry service resumes its work after storm

Kerch ferry service has resumed its work this morning after storm. This was reported by a representative of the company "Marine Directorate". …

Fifty people seek medical assistance after Moscow rail accident

Fifty people seek medical assistance after Moscow rail accident

According to preliminary data, 50 people have applied for medical assistance after the railway accident in Moscow, Russian Railways said on Sunday, TASS reports. "According to preliminary data, 50 people have applied for medical …

Dozens injured as 2 trains collide in Moscow

Dozens injured as 2 trains collide in Moscow

Several dozen people have reportedly been injured after a train going from Moscow to Brest collided with a commuter train. The emergency brakes of the commuter train are said to have malfunctioned after an urgent halt to save a man on the …

Commemorative event dedicated to the victims of explosion at St. Petersburg metro station

Commemorative event dedicated to the victims of explosion at St. Petersburg metro station

Today, the commemorative events are held In many cities of Russia, dedicated to the victims of an explosion at St.-Petersburg metro. In Moscow, people bring flowers and candles to Leningrad Hero City Obelisk near the Tomb of the Unknown …

Jalilov confirmed as man behind metro blast by  investigative committee

Jalilov confirmed as man behind metro blast by investigative committee

Russia's state investigative committee named Akbarzhon Jalilov as the man behind the St Petersburg metro blast, confirming an earlier statement from Kyrgyzstan's security services. The committee said in a …

 Putin lays flowers at St. Petersburg’s Tekhnologichesky Institut metro station

Putin lays flowers at St. Petersburg’s Tekhnologichesky Institut metro station

Russian President Vladimir Putin laid flowers at St. Petersburg’s Tekhnologichesky Institut metro station late on Monday rocked by a blast earlier in the day. The president laid a bunch of scarlet …

St. Petersburg subway blast: 11 confirmed dead, 45 injured

St. Petersburg subway blast: 11 confirmed dead, 45 injured

According to latest data, 11 people were killed and 45 hospitalized following the St. Petersburg metro blast, the Information Center of the National Anti-Terrorist Committee (NAK) said. Specialists from the Health Ministry have taken …

‘Show the cost, not the criminal’: Snowden on Saint Petersburg blast

‘Show the cost, not the criminal’: Snowden on Saint Petersburg blast

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden led international figures in expressing condolences to the people of St. Petersburg after a suspected Metro bombing killed at least 10 people and injured 37, RT reports. Snowden urged …

Trump calls St. Petersburg metro blast #039terrible thing#039

Trump calls St. Petersburg metro blast 'terrible thing'

US President Donald Trump calledthe blast in St. Petersburg metro a ‘terrible thing’, TASS reports. A "terrible thing - happening all over the world - absolutely a terrible thing," he said in reply …

Train driver’s professionalism helps avoid more deaths in St. Petersburg subway blast

Train driver’s professionalism helps avoid more deaths in St. Petersburg subway blast

The professionalism of the train driver helped avoid more deaths in a St. Petersburg subway blast, spokeswoman for Russia’s Investigative Committee Svetlana Petrenko said on Monday, TASS reports. "The data …

Armenian President sends condolence letter to his Russian counterpart

Armenian President sends condolence letter to his Russian counterpart

President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan on Monday sent a letter of condolence to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in connection with the tragic blast in St. Petersburg metro, NEWS.am reports. Sargsyan …

Ilham Aliyev offers condolences to Putin

Ilham Aliyev offers condolences to Putin

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has offered condolences to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, Trend reports. “I am deeply shocked by the news of casualties as a result of …

Investigative Committee calls St. Petersburg subway blast terrorist attack

Investigative Committee calls St. Petersburg subway blast terrorist attack

Russia’s Investigative Committee has qualified the explosion on a St. Petersburg metro train as a terrorist attack. At the same time, the investigators are not excluding other versions, apat from terrorism, the IC spokeswoman …

Three-day mourning declared in St Petersburg after metro explosion

Three-day mourning declared in St Petersburg after metro explosion

St.Petersburg authorities declared a three-day mourning in the city from Tuesday after the metro explosion, Sputnik reports. Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the authorities of St. Petersburg on Monday …

Two people injured in St. Petersburg metro blast pass away

Two people injured in St. Petersburg metro blast pass away

Two victims of today's blast in St. Petersburg metro passed away in the Mariinsky Hospital, hospital's press service reported. It is noted that two more people are currently in a critical state. …

Makeshift bomb deactivated at metro station in St. Petersburg

Makeshift bomb deactivated at metro station in St. Petersburg

The National Anti-Terrorist Committee has confirmed that a makeshift bomb has been found at the Ploshchad Vosstaniya metro station in St. Petersburg and disposed of, TASS reports. "At the Ploshchad Vosstaniya metro station in St. …

Moscow and Cairo agree on safety of civil aircraft

Moscow and Cairo agree on safety of civil aircraft

Russian Transport Minister, Maxim Sokolov, announced today that the document on the Russian-Egyptian security cooperation on the civil aircraft was finalized. "The Egyptian side simply did not specify the date, place and time for …

Turkey refuses to take in ships from Crimea

Turkey refuses to take in ships from Crimea

Turkey refused to take in ships which arrive from the Crimea, Pravda.Ru reports. "Lately our ships from Sevastopol have not been moored in the port of Zonguldak. It's a very big problem, as we have to return all the …

Parking places in Krasnodar to switch on cashless payment on February 28

Parking places in Krasnodar to switch on cashless payment on February 28

The work on remastering parking places in Krasnodar will begin on February 28. After that it will be possible to pay for parking only by cashless payment,  the press service of the administration of Krasnodar informed. …

Russia and Armenia to set up joint airline

Russia and Armenia to set up joint airline

Armenia and Russia will create a joint airline, the Armenian Minister of Transport, Communications and Information Technology, Vahan Martirosyan, said following his visit to Moscow this week. The two sides set up a …

Russian Defense Ministry confirms Tu-154 data recorder found

Russian Defense Ministry confirms Tu-154 data recorder found

The main flight data recorder of the Russian military plane Tu-154  …

Pope prays for victims of Russian plane crash

Pope prays for victims of Russian plane crash

After the Angelus prayer in St. Peter's Square on the Feast of Saint Stephen, Pope Francis expressed his condolences to the Russian people and the families of victims of the Christmas day plane crash that took the lives of 92 …

Body of crashed Tu-154 pilot in command lifted from sea bottom

Body of crashed Tu-154 pilot in command lifted from sea bottom

The body of the ill-fated Tu-154 pilot in command, Roman Volkov, has been lifted by divers from the sea bottom, a source in the law enforcement agencies said on Monday, TASS reports. "When large fuselage …

 Plane carrying first bodies of Tu-154 victims arrives in Moscow

Plane carrying first bodies of Tu-154 victims arrives in Moscow

The first flight carrying the bodies of the victims of the Tu-154 plane crash near Sochi has arrived at Chkalovsky airfield in Moscow, the Russian Deputy Defense …

Putin declares Dec 26 day of national mourning over Russia#039s Tu-154 plane crash

Putin declares Dec 26 day of national mourning over Russia's Tu-154 plane crash

A nationwide day of mourning will begin in Russia on Monday, December 26, to honor the memory of those perished in the Tu-154 aircraft crash over the Black Sea earlier on Sunday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said ...

Peskov: Putin receives info on Tu-154 crash, new details

Peskov: Putin receives info on Tu-154 crash, new details

Russian President Vladimir Putin is receiving information on the crashed Tu-154 plane constantly as soon as new details emerge in the case, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, TASS reports. "From …