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Russian airlines lost 3.2 billion rubles from Putin’s Georgia ‘flight ban’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019

Russian airlines estimate their losses from the ban on flights to Georgia, introduced at the height of the "high" tourist ... Read More

Flights from Moscow to Sharm al Sheikh? When and how are they resuming?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 21, 2019

Russian President Putin and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of Egypt discuss flights non stop from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kazan, Ufa ... Read More

Russia wants visa-free travel deal with Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that Moscow asked Tokyo to introduce a visa-free travel regime and hopes ... Read More

Moscow mayor: New city-wide facial recognition system “would be only rivaled by China”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

The Mayor of Moscow said on Thursday that Russian capital’s authorities plan to create a large-scale facial recognition system comprising ... Read More

Russia’s Saint Petersburg introduces ‘tourist tax’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the introduction of a tourist tax on foreign visitors in St. Petersburg, Russia. The head ... Read More

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, short-term visa-free entry for foreigners and electronic visas is the way to go for ... Read More

Russia announces new supersonic passenger plane project

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019

Russian Ministry of Industry announced that Russia's United Aviation Corporation (UAC) will develop a new supersonic passenger jet starting in ... Read More

Russia: Visa-free entry for foreign visitors with ‘Fan IDs’ ends December 31

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

The Russian Interior Ministry announced that a visa-free entry to Russia for the foreign visitors of the 2018 FIFA World ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Post-2014 Winter Olympic Games Sochi: Empty hotels and stadiums or a thriving resort?

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 31, 2013

News that London hotels are still feeling the negative impact of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games is not the kind ... Read More

US-based Radio Liberty gone with the wind in Russia

editor editor- September 22, 2012

Russian President Vladimir Putin looks serious about clamping down on foreign-funded non-government organizations (NGO), foreign-funded programs, and media houses that ... Read More

Seychelles President Michel congratulates Russian President Putin

editor editor- March 6, 2012

Seychelles President James Alix Michel has extended the congratulations of the people and government of Seychelles to the newly-elected President ... Read More

Say, say, say: A Russian president is?

editor editor- August 31, 2011

The upcoming election in Russia became a focal point of discussions at a conference held in Prague last Monday. Read More