Russia to Open 25 New Border Crossing Points by 2017
OREANDA-NEWS. September 09, 2010. At least 25 new "air border crossing points" will be created in Russia before 2017, the Federal Border Services Agency said on Wednesday.
At least four of the planned facilities will be set up at military complexes, agency department chief Danil Vavilov said.
The program will require 3 billion rubles (about USD 100 million), he said.
Funding for the program will come both from state and private-state partnerships.
At present Russia has about 80 airports handling international flights.