China to start construction of first airfield in Antarctica
In 2018, China will embark on the construction of its first airfield in Antarctica. The facility will be able to accept aircrafts of all types, a deputy director of Polar Research Institute of China, Sun Bo, announced.
Village of Smurfs to be built in Moscow
Village of Smurfs, characters from the famous cartoon, will be recreated in “Island of Dream” amusement park, which is scheduled to open in 2018 in the Nagatinskaya floodplain located in south of Moscow, according to the project developer, Regions state company.
Aeroflot recognized as favorite foreign airline in China
Aeroflot, a Russia’s largest airline, has been recognized as the most favorite foreign airline in China. This title was given to the airline at an awards ceremony of 2017 Award Ceremony Flyer, which was held on April 11 in Shanghai, the company’s press office reports.
Subsidiary bank of Societe Generale to open 22 new offices in Russia
Mortgage Bank DeltaCredit, incorporated in Societe Generale international financial group, plans to open 22 new offices in Russian cities and increase the number of its presence regions from 18 to 40, the President and Chairman of the bank’s Board, Michel Colbert, told reporters on Tuesday.
Far East’s largest Aqua Park 35% completed
An Aqua Park under construction in the Russian city of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, which is designed to be the largest one in the Far East, is 35% completed by now, the general director of the City Management Company, a general contractor of the project, Konstantin Reznitsky, told Interfax news agency on Tuesday.
Champagne factory in Crimea to be privatized
The Crimean factory of sparkling wines “Novyi Svyet” will be privatized, the Minister of Property and Land Relations of the Republic, Anna Anokhina, announced on Tuesday.
Gazprom Neft increases production at Iraqi oil field by 42%
Gazprom Neft Middle East B. V., a subsidiary of Russian corporation Gazprom, has increased production at Sarqala-1 well in Iraq by 42%, up to 7,100 barrels per day, according to WesternZagros, which previously was an operator of the project.
Moscow search for contractor to build overpass across South lateral road
The Moscow authorities announced a tender to determine a contractor for the construction of an overpass along the Paveletsky direction of the Moscow railway across lateral road with a maximum contract price of 1.5 billion rubles (26 million), as it follows from a message of the Moscow Construction Department.
Tesla’s rival expects to attract $700m investment
Lucid Motors, an electric car company based in California, which engineers designed an electric sedan considered as a rival to Tesla Model S, plans to starts its serial production by 2019.
France’s oldest nuclear power plant to be closed by 2020
The government of France set out the conditions for the closure of the Fessenheim nuclear power plant located in northeastern France, within 1.5 km of the border with Germany and approximately 40 km from Switzerland.