PTR - September 18, 2014

Russian travel agencies may be forced to pay for return tickets in advance, increase guarantees to customers and contractors and clean up their poor reputations, as the government prepares a massive reform of the tourism industry. Russian state officials may be fired for covering up corruption, but get bonuses if loss is prevented. Moscow is preparing for a very cold winter expecting frosts around 30 degrees to stay in the capital for two months.