In early February, the Russian Railways will select a contractor, which will provide the corporation with publicity services in the next three years. A maximum cost of the contract exceeds 932,5 million rubles ($15,6 million).
The tender was announced by the Russian Railways at the end of 2016. A maximum value of the contract, which will be valid during three years, is 932,58 million rubles, including VAT, that is no more than 310 million rubles per year, as it follows from the purchasing documents. The Russian Railways expects to choose a contractor at the beginning of the February.
The contractor will be in charge of international PR-campaigns for the company, in particular, to organize press tours for reporters both in Russia and abroad, placing advertisements in foreign media, arrange participation of the company’s representatives in congresses and conferences etc.