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UK Accused Vladimir Putin of Country’s Road Problems

The UK road services do not have enough money to buy bitumen to seal potholes. The British consider Russian President, Vladimir Putin, to be the culprit of problems with road works in the country, the Daily Mail reports.  Before the start of the Russian special operation in Ukraine, about 60 per cent of the bitumen

St. Petersburg | Business | Technology  | 18.03.21

New Japanese Technologies Being Tested in St. Petersburg

New Japanese technologies for dealing with pits on the roads in all weather conditions began to be tested in St. Petersburg. The road workers carried out the first laying of the rapidly hardening material on the Bolsheokhtinsky bridge with heavy traffic and strong vibration, TASS reports.  On the rise of the Bolsheokhtinsky bridge, the road

Recommended | Funny Russia | Fun  | 28.01.21

Yekaterinburg Residents Played Chess Right on Road

On January 27, 2021, in the afternoon in Yekaterinburg, two guys played chess in the middle of the road in the city centre. They put a red BMW on the emergency lights on the bridge and sat down at a table to drink tea and play chess, e1 reports.  The drivers passing by were signalling

Insight | Around Russia  | 04.01.21

Open Traffic Offenders Database to Be Launched in Russia 2021

The data on violators of traffic rules will be collected in a single online database, TASS reports with reference to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia. According to the ministry, the service will start its work at the beginning of the year.    It is noted that the service will allow finding out whether

Insight | Nizhny Novgorod  | 04.01.21

New Road for 31 Million Rubles Appeared in Nizhny Novgorod

A new road was built in the Voskresensky district of Nizhny Novgorod for 31.3 million rubles. It connected the Lunda – Osinovka – Bovyrino highway and the Bovyrino village, the press service of the regional government reports with reference to the governor Gleb Nikitin.  “Now, thanks to the construction of a new road, we have

Insight | Chelyabinsk  | 27.12.20

Motocross Track Opened in Magnitogorsk

The territory on which the old motocross track is located has recently turned out to be in an industrial zone, so competitions on it are now strictly prohibited. In this regard, a new modern track was created in Magnitogorsk, the length of which is almost one and a half kilometres, chelTV reports.   It is noted

Insight | Industry | Novosibirsk  | 14.12.20

Novosibirsk Region Increased Road Repairs Quality

A multistage system of control and quality of road construction has been introduced in the Novosibirsk region, VN.ru reports. The Minister of Transport and Roads of the region, Anatoly Kostylevsky, shared the results of the “Safe and High-Quality Roads” national project implementation in 2020.  It is noted that the main technology used on regional highways

Recommended | Insight | Around Russia  | 24.11.20

Russian Experts Named Cities With Best Roads

The research centre of the Superjob.ru portal for job search from October 20 to November 16, 2020, conducted a study among residents of Russia living in cities with a population of more than 500,000 people.   According to the results of the study, Tyumen occupied the first place in Russia in terms of the quality of

Business | Technology | Trip Advisory  | 05.11.20

Russians Can Register Accident Online

In November 2020, the final launch of the system took place, which allows Russians to register an accident with damage of up to 400 thousand rubles not only without calling the traffic police but also without visiting the insurance company. Now, all documents can be prepared in a semi-automatic mode using the mobile application in

Business | Technology  | 27.10.20

Intelligent Transport System to Be Introduced in Stavropol in 2021

The implementation of an intelligent transport system (ITS) will begin in Stavropol from 2021 under a national project. The system will allow monitoring the traffic situation, TASS reports.  The modernization of the existing transport system will allow real-time monitoring of auto flows, adjusting the operation of traffic lights, based on the situation on the roads. It

Events | Fun  | 03.10.20

Skoda Teaches Russian Children About Road Safety

The educational project of Skoda Kroha (“Skoda Baby”) is aimed at increasing Russian children’s knowledge of road safety. This year, the Eurasia Motors dealership has joined the global initiative, om1 reports.  It is noted that in 2011 the Skoda brand launched the training project which is gaining popularity every year and does not lose its