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Full WIFI Coverage in Moscow Public Transport Planned by 2015

Evgeny Mikhailov, the head of Russia’s above-ground transit network, MosGorTrans, said today, September 18, that negotiations are taking place with an IT infrastructure company to equip Moscow’s buses, trolleybuses and streetcars with Wi-Fi. Mikhailov has said that Moscow’s above-ground public transit network will feature free Wi-Fi by 2015, [...] Read more ...

via Ria
18 Sep 2014

BBC News statement on intimidation in Russia

The BBC has today lodged a formal protest with the Russian authorities after a news team from our Moscow bureau was attacked in southern Russia whilst investigating reports of Russian servicemen being killed near the border with Ukraine. Read more ...

via Bbc
18 Sep 2014

Breaking news on Ukraine protests over EU agreement delay

More than 100,000 people gathered on Nov. 24, 2013, in the Ukrainian capital Kiev in defiance of the government's move to delay an association deal with the EU. Opposition leaders joined the protest, said to be the largest since the Orange Revolution in 2004.Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said the decision not to sign the deal was motivated [...] Read more ...

via Breakingnews
18 Sep 2014

BBC News statement on intimidation in Russia

The BBC has today lodged a formal protest with the Russian authorities after a news team from our Moscow bureau was attacked in southern Russia whilst investigating reports of Russian servicemen being killed near the border with Ukraine. Read more ...

via Bbc
18 Sep 2014