USA and Russia discuss project for Venus exploration
Scientists from the Russian Space Research Institute n.a. Lavochkin at the Russian Academy of Sciences and representatives from NASA discussed the implementation of a joint project titled “Venus-D”, according to a statement released by the Russian Federal Space Agency.
Gazprom and Eni agree on gas supplies via Southern Corridor
Russian Gazprom and Italian Eni signed a memorandum of understanding in the field of the development of the Southern Corridor of gas supplies from Russia to Europe, as well as in the area of analysis of cooperation prospects in modernization of contracts for gas supply from Russia to Italy, according to the Russian company’s press release.
Dutch scientist develops concept for circular airport runways
Airports with a circular runways have a lot of advantages and are the future of aviation, Henk Hesselink, an aviation expert of the Netherlands Aerospace Centre, said in an interview with the Netherlands broadcasting Corporation.
Marriott sets to open 12 new hotels in Russia
International hotel chain Marriott International is planning to open soon 12 new hotels in Russia, the president and managing director of Marriott in Europe, Amy McPherson, and the company’s president and CEO, Arne Sorenson, said in an interview to Interfax news agency.
Skyscraper in Manhattan can be sold for close to record $2.21 billion
HNA Group, a Chinese diversified corporation, heads an alliance of investors seeking to acquire one of the Manhattan skyscrapers for $2.21 billion, a figure which is close to the record for New York city office high-rises, Interfax reports on Tuesday with the reference to Bloomberg.
Construction of “Chinese” section of Moscow underground to begin the year
Construction of the southwestern section of the Second Ring of Moscow underground, carried out by a Chinese contractor, the China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC), is scheduled to begin late this year, the head of the Moscow Construction Department, Andrey Bochkarev, announced on Tuesday.