An Estonian man has reportedly been arrested in St Petersburg, suspected of spying. He is accused of gathering classified information about the
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
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
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
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
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'.
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
The Russian Hermitage museum in St. Petersburg has celebrated its 250th anniversary with a dazzling light show
Mention St. Petersburg and what often comes to mind is the wonderful Hermitage museum, a favourite of many travellers.
Key facts about the
All the big names in Russian opera and ballet performed at a recent gala to open the new Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg.
In this series, we will be discovering the most amazing places in the largest country on Earth, where life sometimes resembles a theatre – and a
Protesters in St.Petersburg denounce Russia’s political ‘tandem’ (filmed by Anastassia Zlatopolskaia)
LGBT and human rights activist gathered in front of the Saint Petersburg parliament to protest against the first reading of the bill designed to
Here are a few bonus excerpts from our interview with conductor Valery Gergiev, in which he talks about Vladimir Putin.
Saint Petersburg, or the “Star of the North” is the city of people in love, a metropolis of striking beauty, and the city of the White Nights, when