Olympic cottages in Sochi offered for sale
The authorities of the Russian city of Sochi have managed to sell 14 Olympic cottages in the Imeretinskaya Valley for a total of 145m roubles. The auction was conducted on the 14th of April.
IKEA office searched in Moscow
On the 14th of April, operatives from the Unit of Combating Economic Crime searched the central office of the IKEA subsidiary in Russia, located in the “Khimki Business Park” business center on the Leningradskoye Highway.
Vladimir Putin on construction, utility and housing issues
Moscow must develop. However, agreement has already been reached that the controversial Timiryazevskaya Academy land plot in Moscow will be left in peace. The issue will be discussed by the government, but the Academy has to use its land effectively.
Internet share in Russian GDP increases
The share of the Internet in the GDP of Russia rose in 2015 to 2.3%, an investigation carried out by the Russian Association for Electronic Communications has revealed. The head of the group, Sergei Plugotarinko, presented the research at the “RIF+KIB 2016” forum.
Russia builds its first Winchester tunnel
This September the Russia’s first Winchester tunnel is planned to be put into operation in Moscow at the intersection of Narodnogo Opolcheniya and Berzarin streets. The tunnel’s commissioning coincides with the Day of the City, the First Deputy Head of the Construction Department of Moscow, Peter Aksenov, told reporters on Wednesday.
The first question put to Vladimir Putin via “Direct line”
The girl, having asked the question, confirmed her words with an expressive photo. Giving a reply, Vladimir Putin said that the problem of roads has become acute. Much money has been allotted for their repair, but the issue of bad roads still worries people. The Federal Road Fund of the Russian Federation sometimes allocates money for unauthorized purposes and this must be changed. The President suggested that the money allotted for the Road Fund should be “stippled”.
Russian builders seek compensation from Turkish vessel
SGM-Most Ltd, which is conducting work at the Kerch bridge construction site, has filed a complaint with the Arbitrage Court of the Rostov region against the Turkuaz shipping company and the owner of the Lira dry cargo vessel that ran into the ferry’s pole.
Another Crymsky Bridge to be built in Moscow
Another cable-stayed bridge, similar to the Crymsky bridge, might be built soon in the Moscow area, from Karamyshevskaya Embankment to Mnevniki Street, the First Deputy Head of the Moscow Construction Department, Peter Aksenov, told reporters on Wednesday.