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Insight |  St. Petersburg |  10.05.21

30 Fireworks Launched in St. Petersburg on Victory Day

An artillery salute of 30 volleys with the use of 50 types of fireworks illuminated the sky of St. Petersburg on Victory Day, TASS reports. The division of the Mikhailovskaya Military Artillery Academy made a festive fireworks display from the beach of the Peter and Paul Fortress.  As reported by the press service of the

Business |  Trading |  07.05.21

Investment Company Bought Warehouses in St. Petersburg Suburbs

The “Central Properties” investment development company has bought from ‘Sirin Development’ a warehouse complex “Nordway” with an area of ​​107 thousand square metres in the suburbs of St. Petersburg, RIA Novosti reports, referring to the message of the Knight Frank transaction consultant.   “This is one of the largest transactions of 2021 on the real estate

Videos |  St. Petersburg |  01.05.21

Fountains Season Opened in St. Petersburg [Video]

The fountain season opened today, on May 1, 2021, in St. Petersburg. City Vodokanal launched fountains at the Winter Palace, in the Alexander Garden, and at the Kazan Cathedral, TASS reports with reference to the organization’s page on the VK social network.   “Fountains have woken up in St. Petersburg! For us, this is the

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