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28 May | newswire | No Comments

Bike-a-thon in St Petersburg

A large bike-a-thon attracted about 15 thousand people in St. Petersburg. Saint Petersburg took part in a parade, which was held today on the last Sunday of spring in 54 cities of Russia. In the Northern capital, the 14-km route was paved from the building of the concert hall “October” on Ligovsky Avenue to the Park …

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18 May | newswire | No Comments

Traces of War on the Anichkov Bridge

Traces of War on the Anichkov Bridge The Anichkov Bridge is one of the most beautiful decorations of Nevsky Prospect with famous sculptures by Peter Karlovich Klodt: “the Horse running with the boys” and “Boy taking his horse by the bridle”. During the siege of Leningrad, the bridge was damaged by artillery fire. The attacks damaged …

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9 May | newswire | No Comments

St Petersburg Celebrates Victory Day

St Petersburg Celebrates Victory Day The Victory Day is celebrated  every year in Russia with military parades and processions. Russia celebrates this day on May 9, not on May 8 like they do it in Europe. Germany officially surrendered late in the day on May 8  but it was already May 9 in Moscow.    

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