Russian lawmaker slams EU’s decision to extend sanctions on Moscow as absurdRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 23, 0:32
IOC spokesperson confirms Bach’s words about possible sanctions on RussiaSport June 22, 23:27
Putin praises Moscow International Film FestivalSociety & Culture June 22, 21:49
Russian football team getting ready for game with MexicoSport June 22, 21:38
EU agrees to extend sanctions against RussiaWorld June 22, 21:25
Lavrov tells Tillerson attempts to exert pressure on Russia through sanctions pointlessRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 22, 20:14
Russian war memorial in Poland reopens after renovationWorld June 22, 19:41
Le Bourget air show: Russia clinches contracts for military hardware deliveriesMilitary & Defense June 22, 19:28
Czech president supports idea of referendum on country’s withdrawal from EUWorld June 22, 18:57
MOSCOW, August 4 (Itar-Tass) - Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev sent his greetings to workers and veterans of the country’s railroad transport on their professional Day, which has been celebrated annually since 1896.
“Effective development of the railroad industry is a strategic priority for this big country,” the telegram reads. “On it depend smooth communication between regions, reliable deliveries of passengers and cargo, implementation of the country’s transit potential and the general growth of the country’s economic competitiveness, improvement of the defence.”
The government has been doing a lot for the sector - it is involved in modernisation of the transport and logistics infrastructures, attraction of investments in construction of new high-speed lines, it pays ongoing attention to security at railroad transport, the telegram reads.