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Business |  Technology |  11.04.21

Advanced Radiator for Cooling Electric Vehicles Batteries Created in Russia

Scientists from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) created a durable and compact radiator for lithium-ion batteries, which in the future can be used to power electric vehicles. When creating the radiator, aluminium alloys were used and the technology of friction stir welding was applied, RIA News reports.   As the engineer of the

Business |  Technology |  18.03.21

New Japanese Technologies Being Tested in St. Petersburg

New Japanese technologies for dealing with pits on the roads in all weather conditions began to be tested in St. Petersburg. The road workers carried out the first laying of the rapidly hardening material on the Bolsheokhtinsky bridge with heavy traffic and strong vibration, TASS reports.  On the rise of the Bolsheokhtinsky bridge, the road

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  11.03.21

St. Petersburg Boy Created Sketch for IKEA New Toy

IKEA encouraged children from all over the world to take part in the Soft Toy Drawing Competition and create the soft toys of their dreams. This year, IKEA received more than 66,000 applications for participation in the competition from around the world and only 5 unique drawings were selected to become real soft toys in

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  09.03.21

St. Petersburg Residents Fully Satisfied With City Living Conditions

Experts from the All-Russian Public Opinion Foundation (FOM) have compiled an infographic based on their previous researches about St. Petersburg.   According to the published information, St. Petersburg is the city that most Russians would like to visit. Among the cities where the inhabitants of the country have ever been, this one was the most liked.

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  05.03.21

Experts Named Best Airports in Russia 2020

Airports Council International (ACI) which is the only global trade representative of the world’s airports conducted a study on passenger satisfaction with the quality of service at European airports in 2020.    The Council noted that the COVID-19 pandemic had a dramatic impact on global passenger traffic in 2020 as well as changing customer perceptions

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  21.02.21

Ethnodictation Held in St. Petersburg

More than 40 people took part in the face-to-face stage of the Ethnographic Dictation in the native languages ​​of the indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia, and the Far East of Russia, held at the Presidential Library in St. Petersburg.  It is noted that the educational action is timed to coincide with International Mother Language

Insight |  Technology |  20.02.21

Innovative Trains to Appear in St. Petersburg Metro

The innovative Smart carriage was developed for the St. Petersburg metro. It is planned that trains with such carriages will go to the red metro line in early 2022, according to the vice-governor of the city, Maxim Sokolov, on his VK-Page.    The designers of ‘Transmashholding’ were working on the creation of a technologically advanced

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  14.02.21

St. Petersburg Increased Theatres Occupancy

Since February 12, 2021, the occupancy rate of federal theatres, concert halls and circuses in St. Petersburg has increased from 50 per cent to 75 per cent, TASS  reports with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.  It is noted that the decision to increase the occupancy rate

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  12.02.21

St. Petersburg Newlyweds Offered Free Health Check

Newly-made spouses can check their health for a number of diseases under the programme of the Health Committee “Certificate of Newlyweds” in St. Petersburg, NevNov reports.  It is noted that one can get diagnostics free of charge at the Family Planning and Reproduction Centre. Women are offered to receive consultations of a geneticist, obstetrician-gynaecologist, undergo a

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  05.02.21

Satellite City to Be Built Near St. Petersburg

On the border of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region, it is planned to build a satellite city for 300 thousand inhabitants, the CIAN real estate ads database reports with reference to Sberbank. The bank will allocate a series of loans for the implementation of the large-scale urban project called “Novosaratovka”.   It is planned that

Fun |  Events |  09.01.21

St. Petersburg Theatres Invite Spectators in January 2021

St. Petersburg theatres will resume their work and show more than 30 performances from January 7 to 10, 2021, TASS reports. The city’s art groups have updated their posters after the administration lifted the previously imposed restrictions.  On the stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre, twice a day, “The Nutcracker” and “Swan Lake” will be performed