New high-speed rail to link Moscow and Kazan

A new high-speed rail line will connect Moscow and Russia’s Muslim region of Tatarstan. The projected cost is $30 billion for the link, which will cut travel time to the 2018 FIFA World Cup site from 14 hours to 3.5 hours. Experts weigh the project’s potential economic costs and ecological side-effects. infographic of major project in Russia: read the article: