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Insight |  St. Petersburg |  20.03.20

St. Petersburg Park Occupied by Seagulls

The invasion of common gulls in the St. Petersburg park was noticed by the townspeople on March 20 in the “Lakhta Online.Primorsky District” VK-Group. According to the candidate of biological sciences, Pavel Glazkov, it is spring migration, Fontanka reports.  The flocks of common gulls are rarely seen in St. Petersburg. Now they have just arrived

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  11.03.20

Over 5 Thousand St. Petersburg Apartments Rented in February

Almost 265 thousand square meters of housing put into operation in St. Petersburg in February, that is 5049 apartments and 122 houses.   The Kalininsky district took the first place in the housing commission in February. One house for 1,455 apartments was commissioned there, the total amount of square metres of housing amounted to 79.9 thousand.

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  08.03.20

Yandex Lavka Service Offers Flowers Delivery for Free

By March 8, Yandex.Lavka added to its list of services order for bouquets that couriers will deliver for free in 15 minutes. Three variants of compositions from 15 spring tulips will be available in St. Petersburg, they are pink, yellow and orange. All of them are grown in Russia, Fontanka reports.  All addresses of the

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  03.03.20

St. Petersburg Library Gives Books in Exchange for Animal Feed

In the library ‘On Stremyannaya’ on March 2 started the charity event “Book for Feed“. Petersburgers are offered to support one of the city shelters for homeless animals and bring food, medicine, household supplies and other necessities; in exchange, they can get a book.  The promotion will last until March 7. It is dedicated to

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  11.01.20

Thick Fog Covered St. Petersburg Before Weekend

The forecasts of the Ministry of Emergency Situations were right – St. Petersburg was hidden in the fog on the last working day of the week. The city collided with an anticyclone, which brought a thick fog. The natural phenomenon of January 10 is observed due to a temperature rising above zero. Earlier, the Ministry

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  04.01.20

Quadrantida Meteor Shower to Arrange Space Salute Over Russia

Quadrantida meteor shower will colour the sky on the night of January 4th. Astronomers advised to observe the stellar fall after midnight and look towards the northeastern horizon of the sky, reports fontanka.ru. The stream’s strength will be about 120 meteors per hour, or one or two celestial bodies per minute, which will fly out

Videos |  St. Petersburg |  31.12.19

US Tip-Off: New Year Terrorist Attack in St. Petersburg Averted [Video]

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said that two Russian nationals had been detained on December 27 on the basis of information shared by US partners. The two reportedly planned to commit terror attacks in St. Petersburg during the New Year holidays. According to the local media, the young men were selecting places for terror attacks.

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  29.12.19

St. Petersburg Businessman Got to Top Startups of Decade

Ten prominent startups of the decade were published by The Jerusalem Post on December 29th. The list included a reputable businessman from St. Petersburg, Mikhail Mirilashvili.   The Watergen company from Rishon LeZion, Israel,  was able to develop revolutionary technologies to create drinking water of the air. The equipment draws moisture directly from the air, which

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  28.12.19

Pink Snake Caused Panic in St. Petersburg Train

The pink snake appeared in the carriage of the train from St. Petersburg to Volgograd. A reptile peacefully travelled in a compartment. In the hall where passengers made noise, none of them recognized the snake, reports VDV News. “The stowaway turned out to be a corn snake, which is considered a decorative and bred selectively,”

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  20.12.19

Live Broadcast of Hermitage Queues

Queues at the Hermitage Museum can now be seen online. This will help guests to choose the best time of the visit.   The webcam, which broadcasts the queue to the Winter Palace online, has been launched in the Hermitage and can be seen on its official website. Now you can evaluate the influx of visitors

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  16.12.19

Petersburg Actors Brought New Year Mood to Little Patients

The charity marathon “Bright Angel” started in St. Petersburg. During the marathon, the actors of a theatre will bring the New Year’s mood to the little patients of the hospitals.  On December 16, a theatre bus started operating around hospitals where children with serious, especially oncological diseases are being treated. The bus will be driven

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  16.12.19

Free Nannies for Twins and Triplets in St. Petersburg

From the next year St. Petersburg women who gave birth to two or more children at the same time will receive help from the government. According to the head of the committee on social policy, Alexander Rzhanenkov, they will be able to use the services of a free nanny.   According to Rzhanenkov, during the year