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Zenit enters UEFA Europa League Round of 16

Russian FC Zenit has defeated Turkish FC Fenerbahce 3:1 in the second game of the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 on Thursday evening in St. Petersburg, consequently entering the Round of 16. The first goal of the game went to …

Russia celebrates Christmas

Today Orthodox Christians are celebrating Christmas, one of the biggest and most ancient Christian holidays. The main solemn service was held in the Christ the Savior Cathedral by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia on the …

Russia's Daniil Dubov wins World Rapid Chess

Russian chess grandmaster Daniil Dubov won the gold medal in the World Rapid championship, which ended on Friday night in St Petersburg. Azerbaijan's Shakhriyar Mamedyarov won the silver …

Putin congratulates Temirkanov on his 80th birthday

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated artistic director of the St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonic Society Yuri Temirkanov on his jubilee. The head of state noted that the maestro’s talent immerses the audience into the magical …

Putin and Pashinyan to discuss gas prices once again

A meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council will be held on December 6 in St Petersburg, on the sidelines of which Armenia's acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan plans to meet with Russia President Vladimir …

Putin dismissed governor of St. Petersburg

Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko.  He offered him to chair executive board of the United Shipbuilding Corporation’s.  …

Moscow and St. Petersburg host 2nd  Russian Energy Week

The Russian Energy Week international forum has started in Moscow and St. Petersburg today, on October 3. The Russian Energy Week is expected to be attended by energy ministers from about 30 states, including Qatar Minister of …