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More than $21bn to be spent under preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup August 2013It is a huge challenge for Russian officials to develop nine stadiums by the end of 2017. The construction of Zenit Stadium in St. Petersburg is expected to be completed no earlier than Q4 2015, even though the project was launched in 2007. The reconstruction
Construction of eight out of the twelve 2018 FIFA World Cup stadiums to start in 2014 July 2013Of all twelve stadiums where the tournament’s matches will be played, only one has been completed. The construction of the stadium in Kazan, Kazan-Arena, was initiated in May 2010 and completed in Q2 2013 and is estimated to have required an investment
Record 6,134 MW of new generating capacity commissioned in Russia in 2012 June 2013The Ministry of Energy is currently implementing the Power Sector Modernisation Programme for the period up to 2020. The initiative calls for the modernisation of outdated facilities, the construction of new generating capacities, and the implementation
19% of Russia’s electricity generating capacity in use for more than 50 years June 2013The country’s power generating and transmission capacities are in an unsatisfactory condition. Most generating capacity is outdated. Today the energy sector faces serious problems. Most power stations were built back in the 1960s and 1970s and have
Record 65.2 million m² of residential space completed in Russia in 2012 April 2013The recent economic crisis has boosted demand for economy class dwellings as well as by more affordable mortgages, which have supported the ability of low income families to buy a new home, mostly from the economy class stock. What also helped was a government
Construction industry growth in Russia halved to 2.4% in 2012 April 2013With regard to infrastructure projects rolled out in the energy industry, most, as usual, were implemented in the oil and gas segment. Construction of related infrastructure for the development of oil and gas fields in Khanty-Mansi and Yamal-Nenets Autonomous
More than 5,000 km of first class highways to be built in Russia by 2020 February 2013Of the 9,700 km of federal roads planned for Russia by 2020, about 5,100 km is to be Category 1 highways, with nearly 2,300 km of this to be put into use by 2015. An important share of federal roads to be developed across the country in the future will
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