The Executive Branch

Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation

Transport Minister of the Russian Federation

The Ministry of Transport  (Mintrans) is a federal executive body responsible for drafting and implementing government policy and legal regulation in the field of civil aviation, controlling airspace and providing air navigation services to airlines operating in the airspace of the Russian Federation; aeronautical search and rescue; maritime (including sea ports), domestic water, rail and motor transport (including transport control at the points of the Russian state border crossing), urban electrical and industrial transport (including underground rail); road infrastructure; operation and safety of navigation and hydraulic facilities and transport security; government certification of aircraft ownership rights and related transactions; and management procedures to control road traffic.