The Visit Saint Petersburg City Tourism information office is now open in Doha at Tawfeeq Travels in Shoumoukh Towers.
Police were on hand but said the rally passed without any serious violations, putting participants at 500.
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.
Former Arsenal and Barcelona forward Thierry Henry was part of the squad that won the World Cup on home soil 20 years ago.
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.
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'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.
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.
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.