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There are 74 item(s) tagged with the keyword "st. petersburg".

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11. The Epic, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Best of Russian History

Russian history is interesting. Not always beautiful, not always glorious, but almost always... interesting.

Tags: war, alexander nevsky, st. petersburg, navy, rasputin, romanovs, history
12. Ranking Russia's Regions

Where do Russians have it the best? Rostat sought to find out.

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow
13. St. Petersburg Hold-'em

A St. Petersburg municipal politician has resigned after the discovery of an underground casino in his apartment.

Tags: city life, politics, games, st. petersburg
14. Piter's People - Mikhail Ivanov

Mikhail is the director of a book store that has been operating in St. Petersburg since 1926.

Tags: business, travel, Books, st. petersburg
15. Down and Duty-Free

Online duty-free purchasing is taking over Russian airports. Rejoice, fans of designer cologne.

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow, travel
16. The Motherland Calls... Reenactors

Military reenactors mark the 76th anniversary of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad with plenty of pyrotechnics.

Tags: tanks, st. petersburg, siege, world war ii
17. Booting a Boot, Selling a Psychic Cat, and Eating Leftovers

In this week's Odder News: a Pushkin theme park, a boot-kicking contest, and just the kind of entrepreneurial shake-up the world needs right now.

Tags: Internet, st. petersburg, cats, Pushkin
18. Of pigs and cussing and parachutes

This week's Odder News, we cover everything from mummies to hogs, from cussing to bows and arrows. Oh, and skyscraper jumping...

Tags: st. petersburg, Vladivostok, Krasnoyarsk, animals, language
19. The Sixth Minister

From the diaries of the US Minister to Russia, George Washington Campbell, 200 years ago.

Tags: us-russian relations, st. petersburg, diplomacy
20. Russians on Oscar Shortlists

Three Russian films have been shortlisted for the Oscars this year, in three different categories. Some critics say it is unprecedented and a sign the country's creative industry is on the upturn.

Tags: wwii, animation, St. Petersburg, cinematography, film, Oscars, movies

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