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The Kaliningrad Region governor, Anton Alikhanov, ordered to dismiss Leonid Simunin, a newly appointed adviser for construction, housing and communal services. This is given by the publication Novy Kaliningrad, which also notes that the head of the region expressed his decision during the trip to the ...
The 8th Forum of Kaliningrad Partner Regions, organized by the government of Kaliningrad Oblast, will be held in the cultural center of Svetlogorsk. The forum was first held in 2008 and annually gathers about 300 participants from Russia, Belarus, Poland, Lithuania, Germany, Sweden, Denmark and ...

Instead, the Kaliningrad Oblast is sandwiched between Lithuania, Poland and the Baltic Sea. At 15,100sq km, Kaliningrad is larger than Lebanon, Cyprus and the Bahamas, and is roughly equivalent to half the size of Belgium. Its capital city, also named Kaliningrad, is 525km from Berlin and 1,093km from ...
ST. PETERSBURG, April 23 (Xinhua) -- The Customs of the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, bordered by Poland and Lithuania, expects a fourfold increase in the workload on checkpoints during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Interfax reports that all 13 local customs checkpoints will work during this period: eight ...
Dutch architect Winy Maas to talk about modern housing at Kaliningrad forum ... A well-known Dutch architect Winy Maas is going to appear at the Third Business Forum titled “Environment for Life: Everything about Housing” which is being held in Kaliningrad these days, the press office of the Construction ...
RIGA - The Latvian airline airBaltic on April 16, launched a new route from Riga International Airport to Khrabrovo Airport in Kaliningrad. The new route will offer convenient connections between the two cities. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “One by one we are launching new destinations ...

airBaltic, a carrier which over the past few weeks has launched routes from Riga (RIX) to Gdansk, Lisbon and Malaga, has now added Kaliningrad (KGD) in Russia to its route map. Situated at the administrative centre of Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian exclave between Poland and Lithuania, the airport will ...
Earlier, a member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Oliver Zipse, informed that the company expected to sign a special investment agreement envisaging the erection of a full cycle plant near Kaliningrad in 2018. According to him, the enterprise is currently negotiating this project with its Russian ...
The encounter billed for the Kaliningrad Stadium marks the first meeting between both teams and the outcome of the clash could determine how far both teams would goal in Russia. Zlatko Dalic's men beat Greece 4-1 on aggregate to qualify for the 2018 Fifa World Cup, while Gernot Rohr's side breezed ...
MOSCOW, April 7. /TASS/. German carmaker BMW Group may start the construction of a full cycle plant in Russia's Kaliningrad region before the end of 2018, governor of the region Anton Alikhanov said speaking at the Moscow Skolkovo School of Management. "I hope that the talks with BMW will soon be completed and ...
In what is undoubtedly another testament to the growing popularity of bitcoin, many of hotels in Kaliningrad, Russia have declared that they will accept bitcoin payments from guests who stay at their hotel during the summer showpiece event in Russia. Kaliningrad is one of the 11 Russian host cities for the ...
According to the agreement, valid for three years, both the Goa government and the administration of the Kaliningrad region will "actively promote bilateral co-operation and build and develop their relations in the spirit of friendship, trust and mutual respect on the basis of equality, partnership and mutual ...
As anticipation builds ahead of the arrival of supporters in June to watch the best players on the planet competing for the coveted trophy, FIFA.com continues the series introducing fans to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ stadiums. Today we present the Kaliningrad Stadium, the westernmost destination ...
Vienna - Memorandums of Strategic Cooperation were signed between JSC United Transport and Logistics Company and Kaliningrad Railway – branch of JSC Russian Railway with JSC Kaliningrad Sea Trading Port, LLC Baltic Stevedore Company. Also, Memorandum of Strategic Cooperation was ...
In January 2018, the port of Kaliningrad handled 1,234,800 tonnes of cargo, up 11%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration. Transshipment of dry bulk cargo dropped by 28% to 182,100 tonnes including 94,400 tonnes of coal (+55%). No mineral fertilizers were transshipped in the reporting ...
The Kaliningrad district in Russia will collaborate with state-owned development bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) to implement blockchain-based projects for social payments, the regional government said in a press release. At the recent two-day Russian Investment Forum in Sochi, the government of ...
Talks about the construction of a production plant Kaliningrad have been conducted since 2012, the daily said. BMW put the talks on ice due to an economic crisis in Russia, then resumed them in late 2016, according to Rzeczpospolita. The German carmaker was interested in three locations: the Moscow ...

The Chairman of the State Duma Defence Committee, Vladimir Shamanov, on 5 February confirmed for the first time the permanent deployment of Iskander-M missiles in Russia's Kaliningrad Baltic exclave, independent Russian news agency Interfax has reported. Plans for the deployment were announced ...
In a February 6 interview with LTV's Rīta panorāma, the ambassador said there's currently no official or unofficial information about Russia permanently stationing rockets in Kaliningrad. Previously Russia has said it plans to increase its military presence in the Baltics as a response to buildup of NATO ...
Russia said on Tuesday that it had the right to put weapons anywhere it chose on its own territory after reports that Moscow had deployed nuclear-capable Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad drew criticism from its neighbors and NATO. Kaliningrad is a Russian exclave on the Baltic Sea, and the missiles would ...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Germany's biggest industrial union and employers have reached a wage deal that gives workers the equivalent of 3.5 percent annual raises over a 27-month period and the chance to work a 28-hour week for up to two years. Such wage gains could boost an already strong ...
Technological breakthroughs in Russian military aviation and the expansion of a Russian airbase in Kaliningrad mean that the opening of a Russian military airfield in Belarus would do less for Russia's defense posture than many had thought only a few years ago. At the same time, there are fears in ...
In January-December 2017, the port of Kaliningrad handled 13,844.400 t of cargo, up 18%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration. Transshipment of dry bulk cargo grew 2.1 times to 3,044,600 t including 927,800 to f coal (+60%), Transshipment of mineral fertilizers plunged by 85% to 2,800 t ...
In January-December 2017, the port of Kaliningrad handled 13,844.400 t of cargo, up 18%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration. Transshipment of dry bulk cargo grew 2.1 times to 3,044,600 t including 927,800 to f coal (+60%), Transshipment of mineral fertilizers plunged by 85% to 2,800 t ...
... of harassment, Cherniak says the same police turned up at his father's rental property that he runs like a B&B and threatened to seize it for not meeting building standards. Local camera crews filmed it and put it on the news, noting that coincidentally his son runs the Navalny headquarters in Kaliningrad.
Russia is reinforcing its forces in Kaliningrad with the recreation of the famous 689th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment, named after Soviet ace Alexander Pokryshkin, the Izvestia newspaper reported on 11 January, quoting the Russian Ministry of Defence. The regiment will initially be equipped with the ...
KALININGRAD, January 15. /TASS/. A group of Baltic Fleet ships consisting of the Boiky and the Soobrazitelny corvettes and the Kola tanker has returned to the port of Baltiisk - the fleet's main naval base and permanent deployment site - after a three-month long-distance ocean voyage. The ships covered ...
Having lost its Special Economic Zone (SEZ) status on April 1, 2016, Russia's westernmost region, Kaliningrad Oblast, has once again demonstrated an inability to cope with mounting economic challenges. Meanwhile, floods and adverse weather conditions near the close of 2017 compelled local ...
Maximilian Kelner, general director-BMW Russia, says negotiations with Kaliningrad authorities are ongoing, while a final decision might be made in first-half 2018. BMW considers Kaliningrad the most probable location for its new plant. The company has considered such a possibility since 2012, but ...
The store will be opened in the building of the former cafe “Zhemchuzhina”, located on the territory of the port. The choice of the buyer will include fish and seafood produced by local fishermen both in the Baltic Sea and in the oceanic fishery. And also fish products of the producers of the Kaliningrad region.
In January-November 2017, the port of Kaliningrad handled 12,538,600 t of cargo, up 18%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration. Transshipment of dry bulk cargo grew 2.2 times to 2,843,000 t including 828,500 t of coal (+54%). Transshipment of mineral fertilizers fell by 85% to 2,800 t with ...
“Victor Patsayev” will remain in Kaliningrad, there will be a museum. Now the question is being resolved with the allocation of funds: perhaps there will be some combined financing – private and federal. But the fate of it is fundamentally resolved – it remains in Kaliningrad a museum, the issue of funds has ...
In January-November 2017, the port of Kaliningrad handled 12,538,600 t of cargo, up 18%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration. Transshipment of dry bulk cargo grew 2.2 times to 2,843,000 t including 828,500 t of coal (+54%). Transshipment of mineral fertilizers fell by 85% to 2,800 t with ...
VILNIUS – As the deadline for the construction of a fence along the border between Lithuania and the Russian Kaliningrad region is expiring this week, Lithuanian border guards say it would be completed on time. Launched in June, the construction of the border should be finalized by Wednesday.
VILNIUS – Lithuanian teachers who used to go to the Russian Kaliningrad region to teach the Lithuanian language there have lately been facing increasing obstacles and refused labor visas, a scheme Lithuania's political scientists view as a way of pushing the Lithuanian spirit out of the enclave.
KALININGRAD, December 8. /TASS/. The Rauschen tourist cluster will unite all municipalities of Russia's westernmost Kaliningrad Region located on the Baltic Sea, deputy head of the regional government Garri Goldman told TASS on Friday. The new project supported by the Russian Federal Tourism ...
On 5 February, Lithuanian news outlets reported that Russia had stationed several of its newest high-precision weapons—the Iskander-M nuclear-capable missile, with a range of 415-500 km—in the Kaliningrad region and that it intends to leave the missiles there permanently. Lithuanian President Dalia ...
On January 31, Colonel Anatoliy Gorodetskiy, commander of the 152nd Missile Brigade based in Chernyakhovsk (Kaliningrad Oblast), claimed that the infrastructure necessary to host the Iskander-M mobile ballistic missile system (NATO classification SS-26 Stone), with a striking range of 500 kilometres, ...
The matches will be held in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-Don, Yekaterinburg and Sochi. The opening match between the national teams of Russia and Saudi Arabia will take place on June 14 at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.
MOSCOW, January 11. /TASS/. BMW has set up a subsidiary - BMW Russland Automotive LLC - in Russia's Kaliningrad as part of its program on production development in the country, a representative of the company told TASS. "Indeed, the company named BMW Russland Automotive LLC has been ...
But in June, the United States accused Russia of violating the treaty by limiting U.S. flights over its Kaliningrad exclave in Eastern Europe and said that in response, it would limit some Russian flights over U.S. territory starting on January 1. Kaliningrad is one of Russia's most militarized regions, home to the ...
After the plane landed in Kaliningrad's Khrabrovo airport, the two continued their squabble in the parking lot. According to preliminary police accounts, the Svetlogorsk man “stabbed his opponent in the chest area, causing a penetrating wound with damage to the heart.” The victim tried to protect himself with ...
In January-November 2017, the port of Kaliningrad handled 12,538,600 t of cargo, up 18%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration. Transshipment of dry bulk cargo grew 2.2 times to 2,843,000 t including 828,500 t of coal (+54%). Transshipment of mineral fertilizers fell by 85% to 2,800 t with ...
VILNIUS – As the deadline for the construction of a fence along the border between Lithuania and the Russian Kaliningrad region is expiring this week, Lithuanian border guards say it would be completed on time. Launched in June, the construction of the border should be finalized by Wednesday.
VILNIUS – Lithuanian teachers who used to go to the Russian Kaliningrad region to teach the Lithuanian language there have lately been facing increasing obstacles and refused labor visas, a scheme Lithuania's political scientists view as a way of pushing the Lithuanian spirit out of the enclave.
KALININGRAD, December 8. /TASS/. The Rauschen tourist cluster will unite all municipalities of Russia's westernmost Kaliningrad Region located on the Baltic Sea, deputy head of the regional government Garri Goldman told TASS on Friday. The new project supported by the Russian Federal Tourism ...
With nuclear-capable missiles pointed at the West, Kaliningrad is an unlikely venue for the greatest sporting jamboree on Earth. A smuggler's haven with a blood-soaked past, Russia's most westerly city is an isolated backwater whose local mayor insists there will be no gay pride marches on his watch.
The Russian cities of Volgograd, Nizhny Novgorod and Kaliningrad are bracing themselves for an onslaught of thousands of England football fans next June, following the draw for the Group stage of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. At the ceremony in the Kremlin in Moscow, England was drawn in Group G.
In January-October 2017, the port of Kaliningrad handled 11,288,700 t of cargo, up 16%, year-on-year, says Baltic Sea Ports Administration.
The plan would increase throughput at the Kaliningrad Sea Fishing Port operation by more than 300,000 metric tons, according to the ...


 

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