Russia’s Ministry of Transport said the government spent more than RUB7 billion ($201 million) to develop several projects in different regions of the country. In addition, it said 1.14 million passengers were carried on Russia’s regional routes within the framework of subsidy programs in 2013. The state subsidizes different groups of passengers on routes between cities in Russia’s Far East and the European part of the country, at a cost of RUB3.6 billion in 2013. On routes ...

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