• 2014 September 8

    Baikal-Amur Mainline vs priority development areas

    Financing priorities of the Far East infrastructure development is a matter of hot disputes at the top level. Russian Railways claim that reduction of BAM and Transsib modernization programmes is inadmissible while the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East insists on the necessity to reallocate resources in favour of the local projects. Vladimir Putin gives the Government a free hand in handling the issue.