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Saint Petersburg

World news about “Saint Petersburg” published by euronews.

18/03 17:56 CET

Villas-Boas takes the helm at Zenit St-Petersburg

Villas-Boas takes the helm at Zenit St-Petersburg

Former Porto, Chelsea and Spurs boss, Andre Villas-Boas, has agreed to coach Zenit St Petersburg, according to the Russian club. The 36-year-old has agreed terms on a two-year contract. Villas-Boas, who was sacked by Tottenham in December, is to replace Luciano Spalletti…

  • Remembering the liberation of Leningrad 70 years on
    27/01 17:33 CET

    Remembering the liberation of Leningrad 70 years on

    Residents of St. Petersburg have been remembering the end of the siege…

  • Fabergé eggs on show in St Petersburg
    LE MAG | 11/12 17:32 CET

    Fabergé eggs on show in St Petersburg

    A new museum has opened in the former imperial capital of St Petersburg displaying a glittering collection of Fabergé eggs once owned by the…

  • Russia releases Greenpeace detainees on bail
    21/11 14:58 CET

    Russia releases Greenpeace detainees on bail

    Photographer Denis Sinyakov of Russia gestures to the media after being released from prison in St. Petersburg. Twenty of those detained on…

  • Russia strike gold on day one of Judo Grand Prix
    30/10 22:49 CET

    Russia strike gold on day one of Judo Grand Prix

    Russia proved to be the dominant nation on day one of the Judo Grand Prix in Qingdao, China. Natalia Kuziutina claimed gold in the women's -52…

  • Rambo shows his artistic side in St Petersburg
    28/10 07:29 CET

    Rambo shows his artistic side in St Petersburg

    Hollywood action man Sylvester Stallone is grabbing the limelight once again but not for his acting. This time its for his art work. Six of…

  • Akanov shines in Russia
    27/10 09:16 CET

    Akanov shines in Russia

    Kyrgyzstan's Nurbek Akanov held his nerve to take gold in the belt wrestling event at the World Combat Games in St Petersburg on Friday. The…

  • World Combat Games: Grappling for gold
    24/10 18:04 CET

    World Combat Games: Grappling for gold

    Oleg Bagov continued Russia's fine showing in the wrestling disciplines at the World Combat Games in St Petersburg. Bagov thrilled the home…

  • 2013 World Combat Games
    22/10 21:51 CET

    2013 World Combat Games

    South Korea's Lee Kengho celebrated gold in the men's individual Kendo at the World Combat Games in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Having…

  • World Combat Games
    21/10 22:31 CET

    World Combat Games

    Miki Kobayashi of Japan won gold in the women's karate -55kg final on the third day of the World Combat Games in Saint Petersburg, Russia…

  • Japan beat Brazil to take team gold
    20/10 09:23 CET

    Japan beat Brazil to take team gold

    Natsumi Gomi's team-mates kept their composure to hand Japan an emphatic 4-1 win over Brazil in the final of the women's team event in St…

  • G20 ends amid discord
    07/09 05:55 CET

    G20 ends amid discord

    The smiles at the traditional family photo at the end of the G20 summit in Russia disguised deep divisions. Supposedly about the world…


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