The 12-percent increase in railroad cargo transportation in 2004 is a reasonable indexation parameter, Russian Deputy Railroad Minister Vadim Morozov declared at a new conference devoted to the ministry's tariff policy in the period of transferring to the joint stock company Russian Railroads. He mentioned that the question of raising tariffs on railroad transportation would be considered at a government meeting on August 12. "We count on the support of the Economy and Finance Ministries", he said.
Speaking about passenger transportation tariffs he noted that there was no reason to increase these tariffs by more than 12 percent in 2004.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.