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Russian, French nationals to be flown out on April 4

Russian, French nationals to be flown out on April 4

The Russian and French governments have stepped in to evacuate their nationals stranded in Kerala and Tamil Nadu following the ban on international flights to contain COVID-19 by operating chartered flights to Moscow and Paris on Saturday. The 210 Russians stranded here will be evacuated by a Ural Airline flight ...

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China Gives Russia Coronavirus Aid

China Gives Russia Coronavirus Aid

Even as the world struggles with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, geopolitical maneuvering continues. China has seized the outbreak as an opportunity to lend a very public hand to countries now battling the disease. Already Beijing has promised or delivered humanitarian aid to countries ranging from Estonia to Iran, ...

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Russian Businesses Lobby Hard for Government Support

Russian Businesses Lobby Hard for Government Support

The airline industry, which estimated it is losing 500 million rubles ($6.4 million) a day, called on the government to scrap VAT on flights from Moscow and introduce an extra 9 billion rubles ($114 million) in subsidies for regional routes. Business association Delovaya Rossiya has laid out a package of ...

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