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Russia May Test Out Solar Panel Roads

Rosavtodor noted that the solar panel coating would be particularly useful in areas with the highest number of sunny days per year

Moscow to Open Bicycle Lanes on 23 Central Streets

Moscow is planning to pave bicycle lanes on the streets that were renovated in 2016 during the “My Street” project

Russia Delivers the First Multi-Purpose Ka-32 Helicopters to China

The "Vertolety Rossii" (Russian Helicopters) holding delivered the first batch of multi-purpose Ka-32A11VC helicopters to Chinese company Jiangsu Baoli

Moscow Bus Terminal to Be Turned into Movie Theatre

Moscow Central Bus Terminal slated to become a modern multi-functional centre

Seven Miles Is Not a Detour: How to Get to Lake Baikal by Bus

Visiting the deepest lake in the world is a dream for many tourists, but the price of a plane or train ticket makes the trip too expensive for many

Secrets of the Soviets

Burgers, bars, convertibles, electric toothbrushes and reality television – can they really have been completely unknown in Russia before the 1990s?

Moscow Metro Opens World’s Longest Escalator at Park Pobedy Station

The Park Pobedy metro station in Moscow is now home to the world’s longest escalator

Moscow Hosts Second Winter Bike Parade

The second Moscow Winter Bike Parade will take place on Jan. 8, 2017

Universal Chargers, Wi-Fi Now Available in 146 Public Transport Locations in Moscow

Universal chargers for mobile devices and laptops, as well as free access to the Internet via Wi-Fi, are now available at 146 public transport stations in Moscow

Uber and Gett May Introduce Monthly Passes in Moscow

Taxi services Uber and Gett may introduce a new monthly pass service in Moscow

Over Two Thirds of Muscovites Are Happy with Public Transit

More than 70% of Moscow residents are happy with the way mass transit operates in the city, according to a poll conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center

Russian Post Considering New Aircraft for Shipping Mail from China

Russian Post, the country’s postal service, is considering shipping mail from China to Europe on its own commercial jets

Female Bikers of Moscow

Girls on bikes who don’t have anything to prove

Moscow’s Deputy Mayor Announces Investment Boom in Russia’s Capital

Deputy Moscow Mayor for Urban Development and Construction Marat Khusnullin said during a business forum in Moscow that there has been an investment boom in the capital

Mobile Guides on Segways to Roam St. Petersburg Streets

The wheeled tour guides will travel along the most popular tourist routes of the city

Cinema Tram is Right on Track in Russia's Vladikavkaz

Russia’s first cinema tram has begun trundling through the streets of Vladikavkaz

Renault Starts Exporting Russian-Produced Car Bodies for Logan

Renault has started exporting Russian-produced car bodies for their Logan model to Algeria

Trans-Siberian Railway to Grow Five ‘Elephant Trunks’

Five new stops on the Trans-Siberian Railway will have an unusual design developed by London architectural studio Kamvari Architects

Self-driving Trucks to Appear on Moscow Roads in 2017

Light commercial GAZel and Hyundai models will transport goods autonomously but under the supervision of a person

Russia Developing Unmanned Reconnaissance Helicopter for Naval Aviation

Russia is currently developing a reconnaissance helicopter-type drone for naval aviation

Toyota Adds a Night Shift at Its Russian Factory Amid Market Stabilisation

The company has decided to take this step due to increased demand for its flagship models, the RAV4 and Camry