Saint Petersburg

Type: City
Name: Saint Petersburg
Country: Russia
Latitude: 59.93
Longitude: 30.32
population: 4,039,751
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Saint Petersburg, Crown Jewel of Europe

The Bronze Horseman is a magnificent equestrian statue of Peter the Great, stands on Senate Square in Saint Petersburg. It was commissioned by Catherine the Great and created by the French sculptor Étienne Maurice Falcone in 1782.It was a warm sunny and ... [Published CD Traveller - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

RA NA Delegation Takes Part in the Works of the IPA CIS and the CSTO PA in Saint Petersburg

On April 16-18 the RA NA delegation led by the NA Deputy Speaker Hermine Naghdalyan took part in the plenary sessions of the IPA CIS Council and the commissions, as well as in the sessions of the CSTO PA Council and the commisions.On April 17 the international ... [Published National Assembly of Republic of Armenia - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Spies, Spooks, And Rock 'n' Roll At Twilight Of The Cold War

WASHINGTON -- A pro-Kremlin lawmaker spawned a tsunami of scorn in Russia this week by alleging that Soviet rock star Viktor Tsoi's Perestroika-era anthems were composed by CIA operatives trying to destabilize the Soviet regime.Friends, acquaintances, ... [Published Radio Free Europe - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Shipyard Pella launches tugboat Griphon-8 of project 90600 (photo)

On April 15, Shipyard Pella (Leningrad region) launched the tugboat Griphon-8 of project 90600 (building No 944), the company says. The tugboat has been constructed for the needs of Tug Company "Griphon" Ltd. It is the third tugboat that shipyard Pella ... [Published Portnews - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Tanker Mikhail Ulyanov commences oil transportation from Russia’s offshore Arctic project

Shipment of first oil from Prirazlomnaya platform, Russia’s first offshore project on production of hydrocarbons in the Arctic, has commenced today, April 18, 2014, press center of Sovcomflot says.The start to the project was given by RF President Vladimir ... [Published Portnews - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Throughput of Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg up 5% to 1.9 mln t in QI'14

In January-March of 2014 the turnover of OJSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” (“SPSPb”) amounted to 1.9 mln tons of cargoes, which is by 5% more, than within the same period of the last year, the company’s press center says.Handling volumes of general ... [Published Portnews - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Armenian Genocide and Holocaust Days may be included in list of Saint Petersburg memory days

Armenian Genocide and Holocaust Days may be included in list of Saint Petersburg memorydays19:18, 17 April, 2014SAINT-PETERSBURG, APRIL 17, ARMENPRESS. Two bills were introduced to the Legislative Assembly of Saint Petersburg city in the Russian Federation ... [Published Armenpress - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Speakers of CIS parliaments meet in Saint Petersburg

17.04.2014 20:55St. Petersburg gathers the speakers of the Parliaments of CIS countries. The meetings of Parliamentary Assemblies of the CSTO, EurAsEC and CIS were held here. The prominent politicians and public figures discussed the development of the ... [Published Kazakh TV - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Kevin Dallman to sign new contract with Barys Astana?

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Canadian-Kazakhstani professional hockey player Kevin Dallman is expected to sign a new contract with Astana's Barys hockey club, Shaiba.kz web portal reports.The contract will be signed prior to 2014 IIHF World Ice Hockey Championship ... [Published Kazinform - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Belov won’t be back

Defenceman Anton with the Edmonton Oilers after playing out his one-year entry level contract. Belov has agreed to a four-year contract to play in the KHL with Saint Petersburg.The Russian native played 57 games for the Oilers this season, recording seven ... [Published CHED 630 AM - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Saint Petersburg
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Dignitaries put their foot down

Chinese motor racing fans have the chance to see professional drivers and luxury cars at the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix in Shanghai this weekend. Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso share the record for most wins, with two each, since the race began ... [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

Gazprom’s shares to be included in Saint Petersburg Exchange Quotation List A2

the Saint Petersburg Exchange is transferring Gazprom's shares from the Quotation List B (QL B) to the Quotation List A Level 2 (QL A2).As a result, a greater number of Russian investors, including companies managing pension savings and insurance reserves, ... [Published Energyland.info - Apr 16 2014]

Quotes

..."I have three sons, they were desperate to leave the camp by any means," Abu Issa, 60, told the Observer. "But they were arrested at the first checkpoint and I know nothing about them, if they're dead or alive."
"Armenians won't work...that is the trouble, really, with all these old races that have been civilized, learned the game and, having once dominated the world and worked it, have lost control, gone back, as you say; or, as I say, carried on. They have gone forward logically, psychologically, physiologically. They do not care for hard labor. The ex-civilized nations— they are not lazy. They are too intelligent to work for others."
...It provoked Pierre Boulez, coming to the music at a chance hearing, to exclaim: "It was enough to inspire me with an immediate wish to study with him. I felt the force of his attraction immediately, as I say, at a single hearing."

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Villas-Boas the key to Zenit’s title push... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 14 2014]
Andre Villas-Boas (pic) has “lit up” Zenit Saint Petersburg since his appointment as manager of the Russian title chasers, the club's Brazilian striker Hulk claims.Hulk's hat-trick in Saturday's 4-1 win over FC Krasnodar left Zenit leading the league ...
All The Presidents' Bankers: The World Bank And... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 13 2014]
The following is an excerpt from ALL THE PRESIDENTS’ BANKERS: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power by Nomi Prins (on sale April 8, 2014).  Reprinted with permission from Nation Books. Nomi Prins is a former managing director at Goldman Sachs.  ...
ABC-Moscow: Repressions summary for January-Feb... [Published 325 - Apr 08 2014]
From now on, we are going to publish summaries of repressions against anarchists, antifascists and social activists in Russia on a regular basis, as well as on how the state opposes our activity. In the January-February issue: sudden amnesty of antifascists ...
Putin Corruption Network Revealed [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 07 2014]
Corruption by Russian President Vladimir Putin and his administration in Moscow has produced tens of billions of dollars worth of illicit funds for the Russian leader and his top aides, according to U.S. officials. Putin is estimated to have amassed ...
Professor Richard N. Frye dies at 94 [Published Harvard Gazette - Apr 04 2014]
In the summer of 1948, Richard N. Frye was nearing the end of a postdoctoral fellowship in the Society of Fellows of Harvard University when he traveled to southern Iran, making his way by mule to the village of Sar Mashhad. Frye battled drought ...
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