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Putin to meet with Kyrgyz President tomorrow

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with his Kyrgyz counterpart Almazbek Atambayev in Russia's Saint Petersburg on November 17. Atambayev will arrive in Russia to take part in the 6th …

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Russia draws with Spain in St. Petersburg

The Russia-Spain football friendly ended in a 3-3 draw at the Krestovsky Stadium of Russia’s St. Petersburg yesterday. Spain’s early pressure was rewarded when Jordi Alba scored nine minutes into the game, …

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Putin addresses Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered his address at the Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in St. Petersburg, touching on a number of acute international issues. In particular, he noted the fact that the system of …

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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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