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St. Petersburg Vows to Restore Destroyed ‘Sister’ City Mariupol
The statement comes amid growing signals that Russia could permanently occupy Ukrainian territories it has captured.
Closed Shops, Zs, Green Ribbons: Russia’s Post-Invasion Reality
“I’ve got no desire to go to the city center,” said one Moscow resident. “I don’t want to see the giant Z on the theater wall.”
‘TAKE ALL YOUR CLOTHES OFF’
Foreign Workers in Russia Report Invasive Examinations Under New Health Check Law
Confusion surrounds legislation that introduced compulsory tests for infections and addictions for people staying in the country for over 3 months.
'the new 1937'
Russian Teacher Forced Out Over Reciting Poems By Soviet ‘Enemies of the People’
The teacher had recited avant-garde poets Daniil Kharms and Alexander Vvedensky’s works to her 10th-grade students.
Putin Accused of Blocking Mourners for Leningrad Siege Photo Op
Putin was pictured walking toward the memorial for Siege of Leningrad victims while other mourners looked on from behind a fence.
BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
A Brotherhood of Bears Flourishes Despite Russia’s Anti-LGBT Agenda
The BEARsBURG society brings together men who reject effeminate stereotypes of queerness for trips to the banya, café meet-ups, walking tours and film...
In Photos: St. Petersburg Grapples With Ice-Covered Streets
Hundreds have been hospitalized after slipping and falling, while some savvy residents have traded their boots for skates.
no fecal matter
Russian Sculptor Arrested for Giant Turd Installation
The artist faces between three months and five years in prison on charges of desecrating a burial ground.
banned from returning
Russia Deports U.S. College Professor After Bard Hit With ‘Undesirable’ Label – Reports
Michael Freese had been a coordinator for Bard’s exchange program with St. Petersburg State University's Smolny College.
St. Petersburg Winter Temps Could Rise 4 Degrees by 2050 – Scientist
Scientists also predict increasingly intense rain and snow that will strain the city's drainage and flood mitigation systems.
Angelin Preljocaj’s Unorthodox ‘Swan Lake’ Premieres in St. Petersburg
In this version of the classic ballet, the swan is an expression of the fragility of nature.
Russia's St. Petersburg Tightens Virus Controls
The country's second-largest city is clamping down amid a new surge in Covid-19 cases.
Russia Hosts First Royal Wedding in a Century in Former Imperial Capital
Grand Duke George Mikhailovich Romanov tied the knot with his Italian fiancée Rebecca Virginia Bettarini in front of dozens of royal guests.
Stroll Through St. Petersburg in a Dream Play
A new kind of theater takes to the streets to immerse the audience in a dreamlike reality.
Russian Opposition Politician Loses Vote Marred by Doppelgangers
Boris Vishnevsky made headlines after he claimed that two other candidates had changed their names and appearance to match his.
St. Petersburg Election Ballot Features 3 Near-Identical Boris Vishnevskys
The longtime Kremlin critic accuses authorities of running the two other men as “spoiler” candidates to trick voters.
Secret Underground Prison Reported Found Near St. Petersburg
The prison, disguised as a cottage, contained two cells and a human-sized crematory, according to footage published by St. Petersburg-based media.
St. Petersburg Opposition Leader Battles 2 Namesakes in Upcoming Elections – Reports
Two other “Boris Vishnevskys” are now reportedly running for office after St. Petersburg opposition politician Boris Vishnevsky announced his run.
Russian Doctors Battle Virus and Heat in Hospital 'Red Zone'
While Russia recorded its highest temperatures in more than a century in late June, hospital staff worked for hours in full protective gear.
St. Petersburg Celebrates 'Scarlet Sails' Despite Coronavirus Surge
St. Petersburg held its annual "Scarlet Sails" celebration for high school grads despite record coronavirus cases.
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