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International railway service to be resumed this year, says Russian transport minister

ZVENIGOROD, June 29. /TASS/. International railway service may be resumed this year, Russian Transport Minister Yevgeny Dietrich told reporters on Monday.

"This year," he said when asked a respective question.

Russia’s transport ministry is discussing resumption of service with Finland, the minister added, noting that it is necessary "to synchronize safety rules requirements."

Earlier Russian Railways fully suspended service of international passenger trains amid the pandemic.