The blog of Pavel Popelskii highlights illustrations from a time when Russia was looking towards a bright, space-age future, with nuclear-powered dirigibles and "super mega jet air cushion trains".
Apr 15, 2011 scienceillustration.mypage.ru
As it prepares to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, the Russian resort city of Sochi has transformed from a "blank slate" into the "world's biggest construction site".
Mar 18, 2011 Business Insider
Russian cities will be connected by high speed rail by the time the country hosts the 2018 World Cup, according to Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
Dec 18, 2010 Rianovosti
As Russia prepares to host the 2018 World Cup, officials are predicting that infrastructure projects will see a major boost.
Dec 16, 2010 The Moscow News
Russia has been developing a $2 billion alternative to the American GPS system. This week, a programming error sent 3 critical satellites crashing into the Pacific Ocean.
Dec 7, 2010 The Christian Science Monitor
A Russian construction company wants to build a 100,000-person city in an abandoned diamond mine, and cover it with a dome.
Nov 20, 2010 Wired UK
Stephen Smith critiques the new mayor's strategies for fighting congestion in the Russian city.
Nov 18, 2010 Market Urbanism
With the debut of the latest map of the Moscow Metro, TheCityFix's Jonna McKone takes a look at mass transit maps from across the globe and chats with mapmaker Cameron Booth.
Oct 26, 2010 TheCityFix
In Samara, a Russian city on the Volga, a rich architecture of wooden buildings is quickly disappearing, thanks to corrupt government and thoughtless devleopers.
Oct 25, 2010 The Guardian U.K.
Sochi, Russia, is set to play host to the Winter Olympics in 2014. Preparations are fast underway, with construction work happening practically around the clock.
Sep 26, 2010 The Voice of Russia