Opposition leader Vladimir Neklyayev detained in Belarus - news agency directorWorld March 25, 5:33
Russia submits amicus curiae brief to US Supreme CourtRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 3:34
Russia, China suggest for UN SC to adopt resolution on chemical terrorism threatRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 3:23
Russian lawmaker compares European Union to Soviet UnionRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 3:16
Russian emergencies ministry says fire at Kazan’s gunpowder factory fully extinguishedWorld March 25, 3:01
Relations btw US, Russia worst over half-century - Lukin quoting KissingerRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 2:58
Russia suggests setting up international coalition for demining operations in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 1:08
One person dies in fire at gunpowder factory in Russia's KazanWorld March 24, 21:47
Russia's 'Gentlefan' baton passed on to Krasnodar ahead of Cote d’Ivoire friendlySport March 24, 21:34
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.