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Visit Saint Petersburg City Tourism information office opens in Doha

Visit Saint Petersburg City Tourism information office opens in Doha

The Visit Saint Petersburg City Tourism information office is now open in Doha at Tawfeeq Travels in Shoumoukh Towers.

Hundreds protest against pension reforms in Saint Petersburg

Hundreds protest against pension reforms in Saint Petersburg

Police were on hand but said the rally passed without any serious violations, putting participants at 500.

Russia jails IS-linked teen for St Petersburg cathedral bomb plot

Russia jails IS-linked teen for St Petersburg cathedral bomb plot

A Russian court on Thursday jailed a teenaged supporter of the Islamic State jihadist group over a plot to carry out a suicide attack at Saint Petersburg's Kazan cathedral.

France eye World Cup final but Belgium have Henry factor

France eye World Cup final but Belgium have Henry factor

Former Arsenal and Barcelona forward Thierry Henry was part of the squad that won the World Cup on home soil 20 years ago.

World Cup fans in Russia to have a taste of Qatar 2022

World Cup fans in Russia to have a taste of Qatar 2022

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) will be giving fans at the 2018 FIFA World Cup a taste of things to come in a little over four years’ time with a series of free-to-attend creative and interactive installations and events in Moscow and Saint Petersburg from tomorrow until July 15.

Suspect admits to planning Saint Petersburg supermarket attack

Suspect admits to planning Saint Petersburg supermarket attack

The man arrested by Russian authorities over an attack on a supermarket in Saint Petersburg has admitted to planning the act and planting the homemade bomb that wounded 18 people, investigators said Sunday.

Russia probes metro bomber as dead mourned

Russia probes metro bomber as dead mourned

Russia on Wednesday probed the potential motives of the alleged bomber behind a blast in the Saint Petersburg metro that killed 14 people, as the grieving city mourned its dead.

Church and opponents spar over Russian cathedral handover

Church and opponents spar over Russian cathedral handover

Russia's powerful Orthodox Church faced off on Sunday with thousands of protestors in the northwestern city of Saint Petersburg over the fate of a cathedral that is one of the city's top tourist attractions.

2018 World Cup: Work on track at Moscow stadium

2018 World Cup: Work on track at Moscow stadium

FIFA on Wednesday said work on Moscow's flagship Luzhniki stadium for the 2018 World Cup appeared to be on course, ahead of a visit to the delay-hit arena in Saint Petersburg.

Putin and Erdogan pledge reset after diplomatic rift

Putin and Erdogan pledge reset after diplomatic rift

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday promised to reinvigorate ties after their first meeting since Ankara shot down a Russian warplane last November.

Schoolgirl sneaks onto Russian flight without ticket

Schoolgirl sneaks onto Russian flight without ticket

An 11-year-old Russian girl managed to fly from Moscow to Saint Petersburg after sneaking onto a plane by mingling with other passengers, authorities said.