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Russia marks 76th anniversary of end of Leningrad siege

Russia is marking the 75th anniversary of the lifting of Nazi Germany’s siege of Leningrad (Saint Petersburg) during World War II. A wreath-laying ceremony will be held today at the Piskaryovskoye Memorial Cemetery in Saint …

Russian wins Mrs Universal Classic pageant

Russia's Ksenia Verbitskaya wins the Mrs Universal Classic pageant, held in Bulgaria. The Mrs Universal Classic beauty pageant was held in Sofia and ended in triumph for 43-year-old Ksenia Verbitskaya from St. Petersburg. …

Alexander Beglov to visit Baku

Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza, announced his plans to visit the capital of Azerbaijan. First of all, he emphasized that St. Petersburg has good …

Bomb threats prompt evacuation of schools in Moscow

This morning, bomb threats prompted the evacuation of several Moscow schools.  Moscow’s Basmanny District Court had to be evacuated due to a bomb threat, according to an emergency source. "The Basmanny District …

Father Frost  beaten  in St. Petersburg

In St. Petersburg, an investigation was initiated after a fight and robbery on New Year's Eve. The corresponding message was published today by the press service of the regional headquarters of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. On …

Ilham Aliyev meets with Russian Azerbaijanis

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with heads of Azerbaijani diaspora organizations operating in Saint Petersburg. Earlier, the Azerbaijani President, at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, …

Ilham Aliyev arrives in St. Petersburg

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, arrived to St. Petersburg today to attend an informal meeting of CIS heads of state. …

Russians' savings almost close to zero

The average amount in deposit accounts stood at 200,000 rubles in Russia. The highest rate was in Moscow: more than 822,000 rubles, the average amount in deposit accounts in Saint Petersburg is almost half that amount …

UEFA Champions League: FC Zenit loses to FC Leipzig

Russia's FC Zenit has lost 0:2 to Germany's FC Leipzig in the group stage match of the UEFA Champions League in St. Petersburg. FC Leipzig's Diego Demme scored one goal during the 45th minute, and Marcel Sabitzer scored …