Support The Moscow Times!

Now is the time to support independent reporting from Russia!

Contribute Today

Transportation Ministry Wants Domodedovo Airport Toll Road

Motorists traveling to Moscow's Domodedovo Airport may have to pay a toll to get there in future.

The Transportation Ministry in April asked state-owned road builder Avtodor to come up with a number proposals for installing a toll road, Rossiyskaya Gazeta reported Tuesday.

A government official told Vedomosti that the cheapest option Avtodor came up with — at a cost of 10 billion rubles ($290 million) — would be to build a six-kilometer-long road connecting the M4 highway with the airport, though that project has not yet been approved.

The airport fears that a toll road could make it less competitive and has sent the ministry a note containing its observations about Avtodor's suggestions.

Read more

Russia media is under attack.

At least 10 independent media outlets have been blocked or closed down over their coverage of the war in Ukraine.

The Moscow Times needs your help more than ever as we cover this devastating invasion and its sweeping impacts on Russian society.