Aeroflot considers a fine for Sukhoi

MOSCOW, April 15 (UPI) -- Russia's largest airline Aeroflot said it would consider asking the government to fine manufacturer Sukhoi for late delivery of jets on order.

Medvedev gets short list for Moscow mayor

MOSCOW, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev was given a short list Saturday of four candidates to succeed Yury Luzhkov as mayor of Moscow, his press secretary said.

Body found at Russian mine

KEMEROVO, Russia, May 21 (UPI) -- The body of a missing man was recovered Friday from a Russian coal mine where two miners were believed to have died in a cave-in.

Medvedev in Armenia for economic talks

YEREVAN, Armenia, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev arrived in Armenia Tuesday as the country struggles with oil infrastructure and energy imports.

Analysis: Russian waterways may open

Completely unnoticed in the Western media, a Russian transport initiative holds promise to revolutionize the maritime carriage of products throughout Eurasia, including the oil and natural gas so hungrily sought by European consumers.
JOHN C.K. DALY, UPI International Correspondent

Analysis: Russia's northern oil exports

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- The good news for Russia is that energy prices are at a world record, and that Russia is now tied neck and neck with Saudi Arabia as the world's leading oil producer, producing around 9 million barrels per day to a world consuming about 84 million bpd. Russia is the largest non-OPEC oil producer and now generates 12 percent of global production.
JOHN C.K. DALY, UPI International Correspondent

Report: Russia to spend millions in Sochi

MOSCOW, July 12 (UPI) -- Russia wants to raise $390 million to invest in the Black Sea port of Sochi, which was chosen to host the 2014 Winter Olympics.

U.S. asking for more Russian flight space

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- The United States has reportedly asked Russia to allow more U.S. flights over the Russian Federation linking America, Asia and Europe.

Siberian plane crash toll reaches 122

IRKUTSK, Russia, July 10 (UPI) -- The death toll from a weekend plane crash in Siberia reached 122, with six people still unaccounted for, Russian officials said Monday.

Crashed plane's black box recovered

SOCHI, Russia, May 22 (UPI) -- Searchers have found the black box or cockpit voice recorder from an Armenian jet that crashed in the Black Sea near the Russian resort of Sochi.

UPI Energy Watch

WASHINGTON, March 24 (UPI) -- A global roundup of news and developments in the energy industry.
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Black boxes found at Russian crash site

MOSCOW, March 17 (UPI) -- Russian officials recovered the flight voice and data recorders Thursday from the crash site of an Antonov-24 propeller aircraft in northern Siberia.

Russia to impose toll on foreign trucks

MOSCOW, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Russia plans to charge foreign trucks a toll starting in 2005, Mosnews.com reports.

Feature: S.Korea hunts energy in Russia

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun embarks on a high-profile trip to Russia and Kazakhstan on Sunday to hunt for oil and gas assets in the energy-rich countrie
JONG-HEON LEE, UPI Business Correspondent

Russia won't privatize Aeroflot

MOSCOW, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Russia won't privatize its national airline soon, the transport minister said Thursday.

Igor Levitin (February 21, 1952-) is the current Russian Transport Minister. He was appointed to the position on March 9, 2004.

Between 1973 and 1980 Levitin served in the Soviet armed forces in Odessa and then with the Armies Southern Division. From 1983 to 1985, he was Military Commandant of the Urgal station and Baikal and from 1985 to 1994, Military Commandant and Deputy Head of Moscow Military Railway Communications Service.

From 1994 to 1996, he was a member of the Railways Reform commission which created the Russian Railways Company as part of its reform program.

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