transport in Russia

Sberbank and VTB establishing interregional airline?

Russia's two largest banks, Sberbank and VTB will establish an airline for interregional flights, business daily Vedomosti reported.citing sources in the industry. The share of flights without stopovers in Moscow amounted to only …

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Father and son die under a freight train in Kuban

Two men fell under a freight train in the Kuban, the press service of the Southern Investigation Department of Transport of the Russian Investigation Committee reported. The incident took place at the 776th kilometer of the North …

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Buses collide in Central Russia, killing 5 people

At least 5 people were killed and 19 injured when two passenger buses crashed in Russia’s Voronezh region yesterday evening, a spokesperson for the regional branch of the Russian Emergencies Ministry said. The accident occurred on …

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Russian Mi-8 helicopter disappears off radars

Russian Mi-8 helicopter, carrying a team of geologists, has disappeared off the radars in Irkutsk, TASS reported. The Russian Prosecutor General’s office stated that it is currently investigating the matter. The Russian Federal …

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Rostov’s center can be cleared of private cars

Yesterday, discussing the bill on the development of agglomerations, the Minister of Transport of the Rostov Region, Andrei Ivanov, offered to take a closer look at the experience of road traffic in Moscow, where the traffic jams …

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Kalashnikov to develop new electric supercars

Russia's Kalashnikov Concern is developing the technology of an electric supercar, which is expected to become a competitor of world leaders in this field, including Tesla, the company said. "We are developing our own concept …

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Ferry line from Crimea to Turkey to be opened again

The ferry line will connect several ports on the  Crimean peninsula to Turkey across the Black Sea, CEO of Crimean Sea Ports Alexey Volkov said, adding that the company is expecting to launch the sea connection by fall. …

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Moscow transport website ready for 2018 World Cup

The Moscow transport portal has launched a section for football fans, which operates in seven foreign languages, the Deputy Mayor of Moscow and Head of the Department of Transport, Maxim Liksuutov reported. According to him, the portal …

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Bridge to Crimea appears on Google Maps

The Crimean Bridge, the motorway section of which opened on May 15, finally appeared on Google Maps today. At 14:00 Moscow time, the bridge could be seen on Google Maps. However, the service cannot plot a route through the Crimean …

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Crimean bridge car section opened for traffic

The motorway section of Russia’s longest bridge and one of the largest in Europe, the Crimean bridge, was opened for vehicles this morning. The first cars to enter the new bridge at 5.30 Moscow time were driven by local residents, including …

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UK condemns Crimean bridge opening

British Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan condemned the opening of the Crimean bridge and highlighted the UK’s concerns about human rights in Crimea. Duncan noted that the opening of this bridge represents …

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"Let's go!": Crimean bridge opened

The official opening of a the bridge connecting mainland Russia with the Crimean Peninsula was held today. The ceremony was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russia's Transportation Minister …

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