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Sino-Russian consortium to design Moscow – Kazan line RUSSIA: On May 1 Russian Railways announced that a Sino-Russian consortium led by Mosgiprotrans would undertake design work for the planned 770 route-km Moscow – Kazan high speed line. Covering engineering surveys, project development … Read more on Railway Gazette International

The Iran Deal: Moscow Crossed Another “Red Line” The announcement that Moscow would proceed with the sale of the S-300s crossed a so-called “red line” established by the Obama Administration in 2010, according to senior United States officials. At that time the White House hailed the ban as a major … Read more on Institute of…

Moscow-Kazan Rail Line Likely to Get Green Light Despite Delays The government is likely to support a multibillion dollar high-speed rail line between Moscow and Kazan, even though financing will be delayed, the deputy transportation minister said Thursday at the Ninth International Strategic Partnership 1520 … Read more on The Moscow Times

US ambassador in Moscow uses social media to bypass official line MOSCOW — What's a U.S. ambassador to do when he wants to get his message out in a country that enjoys making America look bad, has little patience for Western values and tightly controls the media? Call him @McFaul, the tweeting ambassador. Read more…

50 years later, Washington's hot line to Moscow is still relevant Frederick, Md. – The Washington-Moscow Hot Line, used by U.S. and Russian leaders for frank discussions about crises including the 1967 Six-Day War and the Soviet Union's 1979 invasion of Afghanistan, marked its 50th birthday Thursday with the nations … Read more on TheDay.com

Hot Line: Even without a Cold War, the Washington-Moscow link is still up Fifty years ago this month, the Washington-Moscow Hot Line was established, forged by the heat of the 1962 Cuban missile crisis. Despite the mythology, there has never been a red Hot Line telephone on the president's desk; the line is a data-only…