After several online stories & predictions about closure of shortwave services by Voice of Russia received this official response today....
Dear Mr Gupta,
This is just a short message to thank you for your letter and let you know that the Voice of Russia is closing shortwave broadcasts as of April 1st. Our programs will be available online at http://voiceofrussia.com/play/
We hope you will stay with the Voice of Russia and hope to hear from you soon again.
Voice of Russia