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Russia accuses Estonian man of spying

An Estonian man has reportedly been arrested in St Petersburg, suspected of spying. He is accused of gathering classified information about the

An Estonian man has reportedly been arrested in St Petersburg, suspected of spying. He is accused of gathering classified information about the

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Sinai plane crash: the impact of social media

Russia is reeling from the worst air disaster in its history. Of the 224 people on board the Kogalymavia plane from Sharm el-Sheikh, 219 were Russian

Russia is reeling from the worst air disaster in its history. Of the 224 people on board the Kogalymavia plane from Sharm el-Sheikh, 219 were Russian

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Sinai plane crash: first bodies arrive back in Russia

A plane arrives on the tarmac at Pulkovo Airport in St Petersburg. But this is no ordinary flight. On board are the first 144 bodies recovered from a

A plane arrives on the tarmac at Pulkovo Airport in St Petersburg. But this is no ordinary flight. On board are the first 144 bodies recovered from a

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The Russian remains of Sinai crash victims are flown home

The first of the 224 victims from the Sinai plane crash have been flown home to St Petersburg. The remains of around 144 passengers are said to have

The first of the 224 victims from the Sinai plane crash have been flown home to St Petersburg. The remains of around 144 passengers are said to have

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Russia mourns the victims of Sinai plane crash

Russia is observing a day of mourning for the victims of Saturday’s plane crash in which 224 people died. Pulkovo Airport in St Petersburg, the

Russia is observing a day of mourning for the victims of Saturday’s plane crash in which 224 people died. Pulkovo Airport in St Petersburg, the

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Protesters angry over destruction of 'Mephistopheles' in St Petersburg

The smashing of a 100-year-old mythical demon sculpture on the facade of a St Petersburg building angers locals over the religiously-motivated act of 'vandalism'.

The smashing of a 100-year-old mythical demon sculpture on the facade of a St Petersburg building angers locals over the religiously-motivated act of 'vandalism'.

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Saint Petersburg: The Art of Life

Varya Kozhevnikova is a blogger and photographer from Saint Petersburg. She first came to the city as a tourist but liked it so much that she moved

Varya Kozhevnikova is a blogger and photographer from Saint Petersburg. She first came to the city as a tourist but liked it so much that she moved

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Russian Hermitage museum celebrates 250th anniversary

The Russian Hermitage museum in St. Petersburg has celebrated its 250th anniversary with a dazzling light show

The Russian Hermitage museum in St. Petersburg has celebrated its 250th anniversary with a dazzling light show

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Apple memorial dismantled in Russia after CEO Cook comes out as gay

A memorial to Apple founder Steve Jobs has been dismantled in the Russian city of St Petersburg after the man who succeeded him at the helm of the

A memorial to Apple founder Steve Jobs has been dismantled in the Russian city of St Petersburg after the man who succeeded him at the helm of the

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Postcards from Russia: State Hermitage apps proving popular

Mention St. Petersburg and what often comes to mind is the wonderful Hermitage museum, a favourite of many travellers. Key facts about the

Mention St. Petersburg and what often comes to mind is the wonderful Hermitage museum, a favourite of many travellers. Key facts about the