Mapping Russia’s new airport construction: From Crimea Wave to Platov International
Jun04

Mapping Russia’s new airport construction: From Crimea Wave to Platov International

Since 2010, Russia has seen a major boost in infrastructure as the country hosted the Sochi Winter Olympics, Formula 1, the APEC Summit and prepares to welcome the World Cup. As a result, a number of cities got brand new airports. However, not only the cities that hosted major events like Sochi and Vladivostok benefited. Over the last decade, new airports opened their gates in Russian cities of Samara, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm,...

Read More

Mapping Russia’s new airport construction: From Crimea Wave to Platov International

Since 2010, Russia has seen a major boost in infrastructure as the country hosted the Sochi Winter Olympics, Formula 1, the APEC Summit and prepares to welcome the World Cup. As a result, a number of cities got brand new airports. However, not only the cities that hosted major events like Sochi and Vladivostok benefited. Over the last decade, new airports opened their gates in Russian cities of Samara, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm,...

Read More
EU will use ‘blocking statute’ to protect its firms from US sanctions for operating in Iran
May18

EU will use ‘blocking statute’ to protect its firms from US sanctions for operating in Iran

The European Union will activate legislation banning the bloc’s companies from complying with US sanctions against Iran as soon as Friday, according to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. The law also does not recognize any court rulings enforcing penalties, which could be potentially introduced by the White House against European corporations doing business in the Islamic Republic. “As the European Commission we have...

Read More
Bridge from mainland Russia to Crimea hours away from opening
May15

Bridge from mainland Russia to Crimea hours away from opening

The bridge across the Kerch Strait, which will connect the Crimean Peninsula and Krasnodar Region is set to open on Tuesday. Construction of the bridge, the longest in Russia with a span of 19 kilometers, has been carried out since February 2016, and it is opening for cars more than half a year ahead of schedule. The bridge capacity is 40,000 cars and 47 pairs of trains per day, 14 million passengers and 13 million tons of cargo per...

Read More
Hawking’s final work could be key to unlocking parallel universes
Apr03

Hawking’s final work could be key to unlocking parallel universes

Physicist Stephen Hawking has reportedly left behind a final research paper that could provide the key to finding parallel universes. The paper was completed on his deathbed, according to reports. The world-famous physicist died at his home in Cambridge earlier this week at the age of 76. He left behind a final scientific paper, which reportedly presents the theoretical basis for how a space probe could search the cosmos for evidence...

Read More
Top

Pin It on Pinterest