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Transaero Airlines declared bankrupt

The Commercial Court of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region has declared Transaero air carrier bankrupt, according to the commercial courts’ database, RAPSI reports. The court initiated the bankruptcy proceedings for a term of six …

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Street renamed after St. Petersburg in Grozny

International Street, located in the Leninsky district of Grozny, was renamed into Saint-Petersburg Street. The ceremony was attended by the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, and the governor of St. Petersburg, …

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Russia celebrates Navy Day

Events to mark the Russian Navy Day, traditionally celebrated on the last Sunday of July, will be held all over the country with the main parade scheduled to take place in Russia’s second largest city of St. Petersburg. The St. …

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Capital of Chechnya is safest city in Russia

Grozny tops the rating of safest Russian cities. The poll respondents rated how much they agree with the statement "I live in a safe area and do not afraid to go home at night," according to a 10-point scale. The local residents called …

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Will United Nations be reformed?

The global community needs to reform the United Nations in order to make it more effective, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said at the opening ceremony of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. "It …

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SPIEF 2017 kicks off in St. Petersburg

The 21st annual International Economic Forum (SPIEF) kicks off in Russia’s city of St. Petersburg at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Center and will last for three days. This year, the SPIEF is held under the slogan …

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Nihat Zeybekci may attend St. Petersburg forum

Turkish Ambassador to Russia Huseyin Dirioz said that Turkish delegation at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) may be headed by Turkish Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci. "We …

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St. Petersburg metro bombing death toll rises to 16

A woman who was injured in the April 3 bombing on a St. Petersburg metro train has died, bringing the toll to 16, St. Petersburg Deputy Governor Anna Mityanina said She posted on her Twitter page that a woman injured in …

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One organizer of St. Petersburg Metro bombing detained

One of the suspected organizers of the St. Petersburg Metro bombing on April 3 has been detained in the town of Odintsovo, near Moscow, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) announced, adding that the man appears to be from Central Asia. …

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