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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

29 September 2022

Russia says goodbye to Airbus and Boeing

Russia has announced that it want to produce 1,000 passenger aircraft by 2030 using locally made parts, state technology company Rostec told Reuters on Wednesday September […]
26 September 2022

Military mobilisation in Russia could leave aviation industry without staff

One-way flights from Russia quickly sold out last week after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered on 21 September the immediate call-up of up to 300,000 reservists. […]
23 September 2022

Russian pilots no longer allowed to train in Türkiye

After the war broke out in Ukraine, countries around the world took action and started sanctioning Russia. The restrictions include banning Russian aircraft from EU and USA airspace, […]
22 September 2022

Demand for flights leaving Russia skyrockets after Putin calls up 300,000 reservists

One-way flights from Russia quickly sold out on Wednesday September 21st after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the immediate call-up of up to 300,000 reservists. Putin’s […]
7 September 2022

The European Commission wants to fully ban Russian Citizens’ access to the EU

Today, the European Commission is proposing to fully suspend the EU’s Visa Facilitation Agreement with Russia. A country like Russia, waging a war of aggression, should not qualify for visa […]
15 August 2022

Russian woman harasses Ukrainians in Austria and becomes the most hated tourist in Europe

A Russian woman has caused commotion on social media after she filmed herself mocking and harassing Ukrainian women in Salzburg, Austria. The woman, allegedly identified as […]
11 August 2022

Russian airlines forced to strip planes for parts

Soon after the war in Ukraine broke out, countries around the world took action and started sanctioning Russia. These include banning Russian aircraft from EU and […]
3 August 2022

Russia lures potential expats in a controversial video campaign

Parody or propaganda, Russia’s new video campaign published on 31 July is looking to attract expats, showcasing the country’s “beautiful women, cheap gas and traditional values”. […]
9 June 2022

Aeroflot plans to get $3 billion for big aircraft order

Aeroflot has been under a lot of pressure lately.  Firstly, because passenger numbers are still 33% lower compared to pre-pandemic levels and, secondly, because of the […]
25 May 2022

Russia’s Aeroflot tries to survive and adapt to western sanctions by betting on domestic flights

Once with an international expansion, the Russian airline Aeroflot is trying to survive the sanctions imposed by the West by serving the domestic market and relying […]
16 May 2022

How difficult is it for Russians to travel abroad?

Since Russia launched its war on Ukraine, international travel for Russians has become expensive and difficult. For Russians, flying abroad has become a difficult affair since […]
29 April 2022

SkyTeam Alliance temporarily suspends Russia’s Aeroflot

The suspension of Russian national carrier Aeroflot comes a week after the suspension of another Russian airline company, S7, from the Oneworld alliance. 1. Temporary decision […]
28 April 2022

World Tourism Organization suspends Russia’s membership

The Russian Federation has been suspended from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), losing with immediate effect its rights and privileges as part of the United Nations […]
26 April 2022

Russia plans to spend €1.3 billion from National Wealth Fund to rescue Aeroflot

Citing an unnamed source, the Interfax news agency has reported that Russia is planning to spend 107 billion roubles (about €1.35 billion) from the National Wealth […]
25 April 2022

New EU amendment may allow sale of leased Airbus 330s to Aeroflot

Aeroflot is considering buying eight Airbus A330s from foreign leasing companies, Russian stated-owned media TASS announced. On the airline’s disclosure website, the company stated that the […]
21 April 2022

Russian flight went around the entire continent to retrieve diplomats from Spain and Greece

As soon as the war in Ukraine started, various European countries started closing their airspace in an effort to sanction Russia. Soon after, the measure was […]
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