Tag: Russia

China says Russia is its ‘most significant source of imported COVID-19 cases’
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China says Russia is its ‘most significant source of imported COVID-19 cases’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2020

Russian government has rebutted criticism of it’s handling of the COVID-19 epidemic, after Chinese authorities said that the most significant ... Read More

Russia to deport foreigners violating COVID-19 quarantine
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Russia to deport foreigners violating COVID-19 quarantine

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2020

Russian Foreign Ministry announced today that any foreign citizens who violate rules of COVID-19 quarantine might be deported from Russia ... Read More

Russia to begin serial production of new MC-21 passenger jet in 2020
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Russia to begin serial production of new MC-21 passenger jet in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2019

A spokesman for Russia's Rostec corporation announced that serial commercial production of new MC-21 passenger jets will begin in 2020. ... Read More

Anonymous call triggers bomb scare at Moscow Metro
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Anonymous call triggers bomb scare at Moscow Metro

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2019

According to news reports, an anonymous call, claiming that the bombs were planted at all subway stations in Moscow, was ... Read More

Russian air carriers will be short on pilots in 2021, airline union warns
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Russian air carriers will be short on pilots in 2021, airline union warns

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2019

Russia's airline employees trade union said that Russian airlines may face a shortage of pilots, starting in 2021. The flight ... Read More

Georgia: Russian flight ban devalued Georgian national currency
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Georgia: Russian flight ban devalued Georgian national currency

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2019

The head of the National Bank of Georgia announced that Georgia calculated the losses resulting from the termination of flights ... Read More

Russia considering selling 16 Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 planes to Pakistan
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Russia considering selling 16 Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 planes to Pakistan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

Russia's Industry and Trade Minister announced that Russia is considering selling between six and sixteen Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 aircraft to ... Read More

Russian airlines warn of sharp airfare rise in 2020
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Russian airlines warn of sharp airfare rise in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Russia's Association of Air Transport Operators announced that a substantial increase in airfares should be expected in 2020. Airline tickets ... Read More

Con artist sets up phony Russia-Finland border, charges illegals to ‘cross’ it
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Con artist sets up phony Russia-Finland border, charges illegals to ‘cross’ it

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2019

A resourceful grifter has set up his own private 'Russia-Finland border' and charged four illegal migrants a thousands of euros, ... Read More

Pilot charged in deadly Moscow Superjet crash that killed 41 people
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Pilot charged in deadly Moscow Superjet crash that killed 41 people

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2019

Russian civil aviation authorities announced that they have finished the investigation of a passenger jet crash at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport ... Read More

Russia to produce 72 new MC-21 passenger planes a year by 2025
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Russia to produce 72 new MC-21 passenger planes a year by 2025

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 27, 2019

Official from Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) announced today that the aircraft manufacturer is planning to produce six MC-21 passenger ... Read More

Russia announces plans for Moon base
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Russia announces plans for Moon base

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 25, 2019

Executive Director for Science and Long-Term Programs of Russian space agency Roskosmos, Alexander Bloshenko, announced on Monday that Russia is ... Read More

Russian minister: Norway wants to buy Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 planes
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Russian minister: Norway wants to buy Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 planes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 23, 2019

Russia’s Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov announced on Saturday that Russia conducts negotiations with Norway to sell its Sukhoi ... Read More

Russia plans to develop old Sakhalin airport into major international air hub
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Russia plans to develop old Sakhalin airport into major international air hub

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 21, 2019

The Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Airport on Russia’s Sakhalin Island, also called Khomutovo, may be developed into a major international flight connection hub, ... Read More

Russia calls off resumption of Egypt tourist flights due to poor security
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Russia calls off resumption of Egypt tourist flights due to poor security

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 19, 2019

Russian aviation authorities announced that Russian Federation has postponed the planned resumption of charter flights to Egypt, as the North ... Read More

Combat drone crashes next to apartment building in Russia
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Combat drone crashes next to apartment building in Russia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 16, 2019

According to the Russian Investigative Committee’s Moscow transport investigative department, an unmanned combat drone has crashed on Saturday in a ... Read More

$169 million stolen during Russia’s first civilian spaceport construction
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$169 million stolen during Russia’s first civilian spaceport construction

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 12, 2019

Commenting on a statement by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who said on Monday that dozens of criminal cases and criminal ... Read More

Over half of Russian holidaymakers did not travel in 2019 due to lack of funds
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Over half of Russian holidaymakers did not travel in 2019 due to lack of funds

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 4, 2019

More than half of  Russian holidaymakers postponed or skipped their trip this year due to financial problems, Russian RIA Novosti ... Read More

Russian police looking for pilot who let his girlfriend ‘drive’ passenger plane
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Russian police looking for pilot who let his girlfriend ‘drive’ passenger plane

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 2, 2019

Russian police is looking for a yet unidentified Russian airline pilot after footage of a woman behind the controls of ... Read More

Cargo van crashes into private plane at Russia’s Pulkovo Airport
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Cargo van crashes into private plane at Russia’s Pulkovo Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 28, 2019

A bizarre traffic incident occurred at the Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg, Russia. One of the airport’s maintenance vans drove ... Read More

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

Russian budget airline Pobeda raises fares on international routes
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Russian budget airline Pobeda raises fares on international routes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 18, 2019

Russian low-cost carrier Pobeda (Victory) Airlines announced that it will raise the fares from abroad to Russia by €25 (about ... Read More

New Russian supersonic business jet may fly in three to four years
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New Russian supersonic business jet may fly in three to four years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 16, 2019

Supersonic passenger flights were all the rage 30-40 years ago, but they ultimately died out, partially due to safety issues ... Read More

Got some cash to burn? Book a room at nuclear-powered Moon base
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Got some cash to burn? Book a room at nuclear-powered Moon base

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019

Wealthy people with some extra cash to burn may soon be able to do just that, and shoot for the ... Read More

Why deadly Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash did not affect demand for aircraft
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Why deadly Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash did not affect demand for aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019

According to Russian Minister of Industry and Trade, the deadly May crash of Russia's ill-fated Sukhoi SSJ-100 Superjet in Moscow’s ... Read More

How Union Pay acceptance in Russia makes travel to Moscow easier?
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How Union Pay acceptance in Russia makes travel to Moscow easier?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019

Union Pay is a Chinese Credit card that can be used in more than 150 countries around the globe. Chinese ... Read More

What are the most boring cities to visit in Europe?
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What are the most boring cities to visit in Europe?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019

Where are the most boring travel and tourism city destinations? According to Russian visitors, Helsinki is the most boring city ... Read More

15,000 travel industry experts attended OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2019
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15,000 travel industry experts attended OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019

From 10-12 September 2019 the Expocentre in Moscow hosted the prestigious 25th anniversary of the OTDYKH Leisure expo. Over the ... Read More

Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network
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Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019

The joint agreement between Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Russian Railways and the Saudi Railway Company was sealed as part ... Read More

8 people killed in Russian An-72 plane crash in Congo
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8 people killed in Russian An-72 plane crash in Congo

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 11, 2019

Russian-made An-72 transport plane crashed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The press officer of the Russian Embassy in ... Read More

Travel to Cuba: Via Russia and Italy
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Travel to Cuba: Via Russia and Italy

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- September 18, 2019

The successfully-concluded OTDYKH Expo in Russia saw the participation of Cuba as a country partner for this 2019 International Russian ... Read More

UNWTO General Assembly opens with sustainability and innovation top of the agenda
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UNWTO General Assembly opens with sustainability and innovation top of the agenda

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 11, 2019

The 23rd Session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has opened in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, ... Read More

Sharjah wants more Russian tourists in 2019
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Sharjah wants more Russian tourists in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 10, 2019

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has announced that it is aiming to attract more Russian visitors. According ... Read More

VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor
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VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

–VP Plaza España Design, a five-star luxury hotel located on Plaza de España on Gran Via, announces its official partnership ... Read More

Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019
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Minister: Whole Russia can be tax-free for foreign visitors by end of 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Russia's Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov today said that the tax-free system can be extended to all Russian ... Read More

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100
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Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will ... Read More