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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

Insight |  St. Petersburg |  02.12.20

Experts Named Top Russian Special Economic Zones

Technopolis “Moscow” took second place in the rating of investment attractiveness of special economic zones (SEZ) in Russia, according to the shortlist made by the Association of Clusters and Technoparks of Russia. Also, the Moscow Region “Dubna” Technopark and the St. Petersburg SEZ are among the top three leaders.   It is noted that at

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 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