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Insight |  Kazan |  21.10.20

Russians Named Best Cities for Autumn Vacation

Almost every third Russian (29 per cent) would like to go to St. Petersburg in autumn, RT reports with reference to the poll conducted by the Tutu.ru travel service.   Second place is occupied by Moscow, with 17 per cent of respondents voted for it. Kazan closes the top three cities of Russia for recreation in

Insight |  Trip Advisory |  19.10.20

Russian Airline Launches Flights from St. Petersburg to Geneva

The “Rossiya” Airlines will open regular flights from St. Petersburg to Geneva from October 24, PRIME reports with reference to the management company of Pulkovo airport which ranks fourth in terms of passenger traffic in Russia. It is specified that from October 24, 2020, “Rossiya” will start operating flights from St. Petersburg to Geneva as

Fun |  Events |  19.09.20

Icebreakers Festival to Be Held in St. Petersburg Today

The icebreakers St. Petersburg and Captain Sorokin, as well as the ships Nevskaya Zastava and Captain Zarubin, will take part in the icebreaker festival on September 19 and September 20, 2020, fontanka reports. The festival will take place on Lieutenant Schmidt and English Embankments.   On September 19 and September 20 city residents will be allowed

Videos |  Events |  15.08.20

Viktor Tsoi Monument Appeared in St. Petersburg [Video]

A monument to the leader of the Kino music group, Viktor Tsoi, has appeared in the St. Petersburg park. The monument is made of bronze by Matvey Makushkin after a photograph by Yuri Chashkin, the VK-Group of the special fund for the memory of the musician reports.  As specified in the fund “In memory of

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  12.08.20

St. Petersburg Construction Company Entered Top City Developers

The company ‘Glavstroy St. Petersburg’, according to the results of seven months of 2020, took second place in the city in terms of housing commissioning, fontanka reported.  In 2020, Glavstroy St. Petersburg has already put into operation seven residential buildings on time. The living area of ​​2,428 built apartments was 93,000 square metres (excluding balconies,

Visit |  Events |  26.07.20

Warships Parade Gathered Petersburgers on Neva Embankments

The Navy Day in Russia is traditionally celebrated on the last Sunday of July not only by the servicemen of these troops but also by all those who stand guard over the sea borders of Russia and ensure the combat readiness of the Navy ships, as well as their family members and war veterans. This

Fun |  Sports |  21.07.20

Omsk Fighter Portraits Decorate Russian Streets

The portraits of the Omsk fighter, Petr Yan, appeared on the buildings in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Petr is a Russian professional mixed martial artist competing in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC), where he is the current Champion. The fighter shared the picture with the graffiti on his Instagram-Page and thank

Insight |  Around Russia |  21.07.20

Russian Credit Agency Chose Top Regions for Living

The Russian Business Consulting media holding together with the National Credit Ratings agency compiled the list of the best regions of Russia in terms of quality of life. The first place took St. Petersburg with a score of 7 out of 10 points. Moscow occupies the second place (6.10 points), and the Belgorod region is

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  13.07.20

Moscow and St. Petersburg Recognised Most Comfortable Russian Regions

According to the Ministry of Construction, Housing, and Communal Services of the Russian Federation, Moscow and St. Petersburg recognized the most ennobled regions of Russia, news.ru reported.  According to the Deputy Minister of Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Russia, Maxim Egorov, a comfortable urban environment gives impetus to the development of the city and

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  08.05.20

Over 120 Monuments Presented to Leningrad Region for Victory Day

More than 120 monuments were presented to St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region for the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory, the Nevskiye Novosti reports. In general, there were installed and renovated more than 200 monuments in a year. At the moment, work is underway to create a bronze bust for the Admiral of the

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  19.04.20

St. Petersburg Hospital Gave Patients 600 Cakes for Easter

According to the press service of the medical institution, 600 cakes prepared in compliance with all sanitary standards were prepared by the cooks of the food department of the Elizavetinskaya hospital for those undergoing treatment.  Currently, there are no patients with COVID-19 in this hospital. A reception department, a trauma centre, a vascular centre, surgical

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