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Thousands paddle through St Petersburg at Sup Festival

Thousands of Russians dressed up and paddled their way through waterways of St Petersburg on Saturday as the city hosted its annual Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) festival. The ‘Fontanka-SUP’ festival sees participants dress in a variety of colourful costumes, from fairytale characters to super heroes, before hopping on paddleboards and rowing through the canals and […]

Over 50 warships take part in Russia`s Navy Day parade in St Petersburg

Russia’s Main Naval Parade took place in St Petersburg and Kronshtadt on Navy Day on July 25 (the event is annually celebrated on the last Sunday of July), and was attended by President Vladimir Putin. This year, the Russian Navy is celebrating its 325h anniversary. The parade featured 54 ships, including the missile cruiser “Marshal […]

Iranian Navy fleet shows off power in Saint Petersburg

Iranian Navy fleet shows off power in Saint Petersburg – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — At the request of the Russian defense minister, two Iranian warships have participated in the Russian naval parade, which began on Sunday. Iran’s Ambassador to Moscow Kazem Jalali said on Saturday that two warships docked at Saint Petersburg. Iran’s Navy Commander Rear […]

St. Petersburg International Economic Forum Can Strengthen Relations Between Palestine & Russia

By Denis Korkodinov Source According to experts, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum not only strengthens Russia’s mediation efforts to overcome the existing problems in Palestine, but can also serve as a basis for mobilizing Palestinian economic factions, turning them into a powerful instrument of international influence. The International Economic Forum, scheduled for June 2-5, […]

Fire ravages historic factory in St Petersburg

A huge fire ravaged a historic factory in the Russian city of St Petersburg on Monday. Russia’s Emergencies Ministry said one firefighter was missing and two others are being treated in hospital as attempts were made to tackle the blaze. Huge clouds of black smoke could be seen over the city and forty people were […]

BCG vaccines reduce mortality from Covid-19: Research by scientists at St. Petersburg University

Ahead of the 6th International Academy for Autoimmunity, held at St. Petersburg State University on December 6, Russian scientists from Putin’s Alma Mater published a study on the direct link between slowing the spread of coronavirus in countries where mass vaccination against tuberculosis is carried out. The University of St. Petersburg, founded by order of […]

The Thunder Stone and Bronze Horseman: The Monolithic Savior of St Petersburg?

The Bronze Horseman is a monument located in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg. The pedestal of this equestrian statue is known as the Thunder Stone, a monolith claimed to be the largest block of stone to have ever been moved by human beings. Today, the Bronze Horseman is one of the most recognizable symbols […]

The Horse Tamers – Sculptures on Anichkov Bridge in Saint Petersburg

From Faces of Ancient Europe The Anichkov Bridge (Russian: Аничков мост, Anichkov Most) is the oldest and most famous bridge across the Fontanka River in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The current bridge, built in 1841-42 and reconstructed in 1906-08, combines a simple form with some spectacular decorations. As well as its four famous horse sculptures (1849–50), […]

Russian crypto-millionaire, 23, found dead in St. Petersburg apartment

Makushin’s death comes after his apartment was robbed in January, and he had 24 million rubles (about $380,000) stolen from his safe. The blogger later said that some of the stolen money was not his, and that the assault came after he had boasted about his wealth on YouTube. Makushin’s mother told the […]

St.Petersburg police arrested “Kremlin Troll” hours after speaking to foreign journalists

nsnbc : Marat Mindiyarov, a self-confessed former employee of Russia’s infamous “troll factory” was arrested in St. Petersburg on Sunday, hours after he was […]

Mysterious blue snow falls in St. Petersburg, Russia

     You’ve heard of a white Christmas, but have you heard of a blue Christmas? (And no, we don’t mean the Elvis Presley classic.) An extraordinarily bizarre event occurred in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Tuesday, December 26th: blue snow falling on the city. The freaky weather phenomenon sparked widespread fears that the snow was tainted […]

10 Injured, Dozens Evacuated After Explosion in St. Petersburg Store

Nine people have been taken to hospital following an explosion in a storage locker at a busy St. Petersburg supermarket. Over 50 people have been evacuated from the building. “There was a bang. Emergency personnel are already on the scene. The evacuation has been completed, and there was no fire,” a local Emergencies Ministry official […]

Russia’s FSB detains ISIS cell members planning attacks in St. Petersburg

The attacks were planned to involve “a suicide bomber blowing [himself] up inside a religious facility and the murder of civilians with improvised explosive devises in places of mass gatherings,” the FSB statement said. The cell members were detained overnight from Wednesday to Thursday, the FSB reported. During the raid, law enforcement agents seized “a […]

Alcohol-free, vegetarian apartment complex springs up in St. Petersburg

The pioneering building is called Veda Village, and is located in the suburbs of St. Petersburg. The village’s developers claim that the complex is the first of its kind in Russia. “If you are a vegetarian, you are welcome,” reads a statement from the developers.  Видеорепортаж с места событий, а событие это – асфальтирование дороги до […]

Three alleged St Petersburg metro bombers charged

nsnbc : Criminal charges have been brought against three of the ten suspects in the St Petersburg metro bombing on April 3, this year […]

Putin, Modi to join session hosted by NBC’s Megyn Kelly at St. Petersburg economic forum

The guests of the forum are expected to exchange opinions on key economic issues and discuss global trends at the 21st edition of the event, which is themed: “Achieving a New Balance on the Global Stage.” Former Fox News star and current NBC host Megyn Kelly was chosen as a moderator of an all-round discussion […]

World’s potentially biggest telescope discovers 13,000 new galaxies at 25% capacity

“Based on the results being shown today, we are confident that after all 64 dishes are in place, MeerKAT will be the world’s leading telescope of its kind,” said Professor Justin Jonas, Chief Technologist at the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project, which manages MeerKAT. SKA is an international effort to build the world’s largest and […]

ISIL Threatens Kuwaiti Judge over Imam Sadeq Mosque Blast Sentences

Local Editor ISIL Takfiri group put on “wanted list” a Kuwaiti judge who sentenced to death a group of seven suspects over role in terrorist bombing that killed dozens at al-Imam Sadeq Mosque last year. Arabic version of Russia Today website cited Kuwaiti media as saying that the Takfiri group issued a statement on internet […]

IRAQI RESISTANCE AND IRAQI ARMY FORCES, NOT AMERICA, LIBERATED FALLUJAH

UNE 17, 2016 MADDCOLDSONOFKUFA by Jonathan Azaziah Fallujah has been liberated! Allahu Akbar! Jummah Mubarak! More love than any heart can handle to all the lion-souled, iron-willed Iraqi Mouqawamah moujahideen and soldiers who secured this victory in the face of an international scheme to keep MossadDaesh present in Al-Anbar Province indefinitely. This is not only […]

Theft, vandalism & threats: RT, Ruptly reporters attacked in Lille while covering Euro 2016 unrest

UEFA ‘regrets’ violence in Lille ahead of England-Wales Football fans, including a large group of England supporters, took to the streets of Lille on Wednesday following the end of the Euro 2016 Group B match between Russia and Slovakia at the Stade Pierre Mauroy. Ruptly producers and a cameraman were caught up in trouble as […]

US must explain Afghan anti-terror failure, seek intl help to fix it – ex-president Karzai to RT

“Using extremism as a tool for anybody must not be allowed – any state, no matter who that state is,” Hamid Karzai told RT’s Maria Finoshina. Specifically, Karzai noted US interference in Afghanistan in the Cold War era as a pretext to wage war against the rival USSR. At that at the time countries, such as […]

Angry worker strikes across Europe in response to harsh austerity cuts

     Workers in France, Germany and Britain have joined others across Europe in a series of strikes amid bitter discord as the economies of Europe struggle to show strong growth years after the global financial crisis. Railway workers in France Tuesday (April 26) staged the latest in a string of walkouts in a dispute over […]

Pepe Escobar: All quiet on the Eurasian front

     So now Iran is back to being demonized by the West as “provocative” and “destabilizing”. How come? Wasn’t the nuclear deal supposed to have brought Iran back to the Western-concocted “concert of nations”? Iran will once again be discussed at the UN Security Council. The reason: recent ballistic missile tests, which according to the […]

Chief Lied On Report To District Attorney To Target Family

This story was submitted via the submit page by Jamie Petitt. Submit your story of police abuse HERE. Date of Incident: September 5, 2015Officer Involved: Chief Bronson CampbellDepartment Involved: Valley Falls Police DepartmentDepartment Phone Number: 785-945-3434.Department Email: [email protected] Valley falls, KS – I messaged my Facebook friend about six months ago, one message on 9/3/15 […]

Wellington’s nightmare: French general to lead British troops for very first time

The British Ministry of Defence has confirmed that the French brigadier-general, whose name has not yet been revealed, will begin leading the 1st (UK) Division when its commanding officer goes on leave in April. However, an army source told The Telegraph that the French officer will not be commanding British troops on the frontline. British […]

Wellington’s nightmare: French general to lead British troops for very first time

The British Ministry of Defence has confirmed that the French brigadier-general, whose name has not yet been revealed, will begin leading the 1st (UK) Division when its commanding officer goes on leave in April. However, an army source told The Telegraph that the French officer will not be commanding British troops on the frontline. British […]

Wellington’s nightmare: French general to lead British troops for very first time

The British Ministry of Defence has confirmed that the French brigadier-general, whose name has not yet been revealed, will begin leading the 1st (UK) Division when its commanding officer goes on leave in April. However, an army source told The Telegraph that the French officer will not be commanding British troops on the frontline. British […]

Wellington’s nightmare: French general to lead British troops for very first time

The British Ministry of Defence has confirmed that the French brigadier-general, whose name has not yet been revealed, will begin leading the 1st (UK) Division when its commanding officer goes on leave in April. However, an army source told The Telegraph that the French officer will not be commanding British troops on the frontline. British […]

Wellington’s nightmare: French general to lead British troops for very first time

The British Ministry of Defence has confirmed that the French brigadier-general, whose name has not yet been revealed, will begin leading the 1st (UK) Division when its commanding officer goes on leave in April. However, an army source told The Telegraph that the French officer will not be commanding British troops on the frontline. British […]

Wellington’s nightmare: French general to lead British troops for very first time

The British Ministry of Defence has confirmed that the French brigadier-general, whose name has not yet been revealed, will begin leading the 1st (UK) Division when its commanding officer goes on leave in April. However, an army source told The Telegraph that the French officer will not be commanding British troops on the frontline. British […]

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