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“The closure of the (St. Petersburg) consulate isn't actually going to impact American citizens they'll still have to go through the ILS system to mail in your documents needed for obtaining a visa,” he said. “It will impact Russian citizens who need consular services, those who are here and are trying to get ...
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The attack in the St. Petersburg subway in April 2017 was committed by members of the radical Islamist community, who were not even acquainted with each other and maintained contacts via messenger services exclusively, the spokeswoman of Russia's Investigative Committee ...

Every year, on July 29, the Russian Navy's ships, sailors, infantry, and aircraft come out in full force for parades in ports all across the country. Over 40 ships, including 18 of the "most advanced surface combatants," will take part in Russia's main naval parade in St. Petersburg this year. St. Petersburg is one ...
Moscow ordered the closure of the U.S. consulate in St Petersburg and the expulsion of 60 U.S. diplomats last Thursday as ties worsened over the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump closed Russia's consulate in Seattle and expelled 60 Russian ...
The Tass news agency says all of the 60 Russian diplomats ordered out of the United States were heading for a homebound flight on Saturday night. In St. Petersburg, workers at the US consulate hurried to meet the Saturday deadline to close the consulate, imposed by Russia just two days earlier. In brief ...
PETERSBURG, Russia — U.S. consulate staff in St. Petersburg, Russia's second-largest city, were preparing on Friday to wind up operations after the Russian government ordered the consulate's closure. Russia on Thursday announced the expulsion of more than 150 diplomats, including 60 Americans, ...

The day before EADaily reported on the Russian foreign policy department withdrawal of "consent to the opening and functioning of the US Consulate General in St. Petersburg." Now, representatives of the United States must vacate buildings previously granted to them no later than March 31. Moscow's ...
... Friday said the ambassadors were from 23 of the countries that are expelling Russians in connection with the poisoning in Britain of a former Russian double agent and his daughter. Russia on Thursday announced it was expelling 60 US diplomats and closing the consulate in St. Petersburg in retaliation ...
In response to the U.S. move earlier this week to close the Russian Consulate in Seattle, Moscow also shut the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg, giving it until Saturday to vacate the premises. An Associated Press reporter on Friday saw U.S. consulate staff carrying boxes from the building in St. Petersburg ...
"Let them get out of here," said 61-year-old retiree Viktor Fedin. "You won't put Russia on its knees." Others were more cautious, worried that the closures would affect visa processing for Russians. "The Russian government has to respond to the hostile actions against Russia," said 32-year-old researcher ...
As for St. Petersburg's consulate, Americans have to vacate the premises in two days. The top diplomat went on saying ... US Ambassador Jon Huntsman has been summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry to hear a report on a batch of counter-measures Russia is going to take. Leaving the ministry, the ...
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- U.S. consulate staff in St. Petersburg, Russia's second-largest city, were preparing on Friday to wind up operations after the Russian government ordered the consulate's closure. Russia on Thursday announced the expulsion of more than 150 diplomats, including 60 ...
A van leaves the U.S. consulate in St.Petersburg, Russia, Friday, March 30, 2018. Russia announced the expulsion of more than 150 diplomats, including 60 Americans, on Thursday and said it was closing a U.S. consulate in retaliation for the wave of Western expulsions of Russian diplomats over the ...
Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, says Russia will close down the U.S. consulate in St Petersburg. The move is a retaliation to the expulsion of Russian diplomats across the world following the poisoning of the Skripals, according to Sky News. Mr Lavrov said that the US ambassador had been ...
MOSCOW — Russia will close the American consulate in St. Petersburg and kick out diplomats in response to Monday's coordinated expulsion of Russian diplomats from the United States and a number of European countries, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday. The move continues an ongoing ...
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov gestures during a meeting with South Korean head of National Security Chung Eui-yong at the Russian foreign ministry in Moscow,Tuesday March 13, 2018. Russia will only cooperate with Britain on the investigation into last week's poisoning of an ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and ...
Situated on the Neva River, at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea, St Petersburg is not only the second biggest and most populated city in Russia, but also the fourth largest city in Europe. With population of more than 5mn, the former Russian capital stands above – population-wise ...

Andrei Kobyakov will take part in the tenth session of the Business Cooperation Council of Belarus and St Petersburg on 28 March. The council is expected to discuss prospects of industrial cooperation and supplies of trucks, passenger vehicles, utility and road construction vehicles, food, and consumer ...
Russians have voted to shutter the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg in response to the closure of Russia's consulate in Seattle over the poisoning of a former spy in Britain. U.S. President Donald Trump announced Monday the expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats from the country in a coordinated move with ...
The Twitter poll received more than 11,000 votes in 2½ hours, with the U.S. consulate in St. Petersburg receiving the most votes. ... The query appeared to be a direct challenge to the Trump administration's decision to oust 60 Russian diplomatic officers — and close Russia's consulate in Seattle — over the ...
The hidden oeuvre of the late Soviet-era photographer Masha Ivashintsova has been unearthed in her attic in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg. Ivashintsova's daughter accidentally discovered the several boxes of negatives and undeveloped film last year. Switching between her Leica and Rolleiflex ...
Kokorin's club team, Zenit St. Petersburg, said he tore the cruciate ligaments in his right knee in the opening minutes of a Europa League last-16 ... favor with the Russian national team when he and midfielder Pavel Mamaev were filmed partying with champagne in Monaco shortly after Russia's group-stage ...
... and Sam Richards, teaching professor of sociology, found themselves “enjoying” the sub-zero temperatures of St. Petersburg, Russia. The weather turned out to be the only coldness that they experienced, however. "We were struck by the graciousness and the warmth of not only our Russian colleagues, ...
... for the Internet Research Agency, a so-called “troll factory” based in St Petersburg that has long been identified as a source of Kremlin disinformation. ... The move came just hours after the US joined France, Germany and Britain in denouncing Russia for a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy and ...
The building at 55 Savushkina St. on the outskirts of St. Petersburg, Russia, is unremarkable. It's four stories high, made of concrete and shares a small parking lot with the apartment building next door. But if you look a little closer, a few details stick out. For instance, the building is covered in windows, but ...
Nabokov died in 1977 and knew nothing of the European University at St Petersburg (EUSP), which opened in 1994, 3km north-east of where he grew up ... The EUSP was established as a postgraduate institute by private donors during a short and unusual period of openness and liberalism in Russia.
On the 26th of March 2018, at 7 pm, Marat Smirnov will hold a public speech on universal basic income (UBI) modern trends and trial, followed by an open discussion. Marat has been active in starting a basic income community in Russia, having started by organizing a Telegram channel on the subject.
Oddly enough, nearby St. Petersburg shares its name with Russia's second-largest city. RussiaNukesFlorida A screen shot from a video demonstration accompanying Russian President Vladimir Putin's March 1 state of the nation speech simulates warheads from the RS-28 Sarmat intercontinental ballistic ...
RAIN-TV, an independent Russian news channel says it confirmed through former employees of the Internet Research Agency, that Burdonova worked at the Internet Research Agency in St. Petersburg, Russia— a subject of the U.S. investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
The Municipal Court of Russia's second largest city, St. Petersburg, annulled a trial court's previous decision to ban 40 Bitcoin-related websites in the Russian Federation, local news outlet RIA Novosti reported Tuesday, Feb. 27. In July 2017, the Oktyabrsky District Court of St. Petersburg granted the ...
There's no shortage of other fine art in St. Petersburg. You could spend a month in the Hermitage, exploring its miles of corridors, without properly covering the museum's countless exhibits. "So choose your targets well — the Gold and Diamond rooms, the Leonardos and Raphaels — and zip by the rest.
ARCHANGELSK, February 27. /TASS/. First tax-free system centers will be opened in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Sochi, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov told reporters on Tuesday. "We will launch this mechanism as an experiment in several shopping centers only. This will be Moscow, St.
The Russian Security Service (FSB) say they have prevented a string of terrorist attacks targeting public places and public transport. A suspect from Central Asia has been detained. Authorities have not disclosed the identity of the suspect, for fear of compromising the ongoing investigation. In December ...
I don't want to fuel tensions, but anyone who finds themselves on these lists has to be more careful,” she said. The Open Russia pro-democracy NGO, founded by exiled opposition figure Mikhail Khodorkovsky, was blacklisted by Russia's Prosecutor General last April as an “undesirable organization.”.
The incident took place a month after a Russian opposition activist was fined for publishing a picture with Nazi symbols from a history textbook cover that depicted the Soviet victory parade on Red Square in 1945. This week, opposition leader Alexei Navalny called on his supporters to repost the same ...
Thanks to designer Ji Oh and her CFDA Fashion Incubator Inspiration Trip, made possible by W Hotels, it's now St. Petersburg, Russia. She invited us along to experience everything Russia's second-largest city has to offer (yes, it involves eating some delicious beef stroganoff), the reasoning behind her ...
The Foreign Ministry told US Ambassador, Jon Huntsman, that Russia would expel 60 US diplomats — 58 officials in Moscow and two officials at the US consulate in Yekaterinburg — and close the US consulate in St. Petersburg. The consulate would have to suspend work by March 31, while the diplomats ...
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov gestures during a meeting with South Korean head of National Security Chung Eui-yong at the Russian foreign ministry in Moscow,Tuesday March 13, 2018. Russia will only cooperate with Britain on the investigation into last week's poisoning of an ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and ...
Lavrov did not specify the number of U.S. diplomats to be expelled, but the Interfax news agency quoted a Russian foreign ministry official as saying that 58 American diplomats from the Moscow embassy and two from the consulate in St. Petersburg have been declared persona non grata. The United States ...
A St. Petersburg activist has been handed a stint behind bars for displaying an inflated duck from an apartment window during a protest last month. The yellow duck has come to symbolize corruption in Russia after opposition leader Alexei Navalny's high-profile 2016 investigation into Prime Minister Dmitry ...
Hundreds of people took part in the February 25 rally in Russia's second-largest city, St. Petersburg, commemorating slain Kremlin critic and former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov. Similar rallies were held in numerous cities across Russia ahead of the anniversary of Nemtsov's murder, which took ...
Russia's St. Petersburg has witnessed an incredible light show by mother nature, which illuminated the sky with bright columns of light, turning the city into a winter wonderland. Residents of Russia's 'Venice of the north' awoke early on Saturday morning to find the skyline glittering with strange colors.
A St. Petersburg activist has been handed a stint behind bars for displaying an inflated duck from an apartment window during a protest last month. The yellow duck has come to symbolize corruption in Russia after opposition leader Alexei Navalny's high-profile 2016 investigation into Prime Minister Dmitry ...
Hundreds of people took part in the February 25 rally in Russia's second-largest city, St. Petersburg, commemorating slain Kremlin critic and former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov. Similar rallies were held in numerous cities across Russia ahead of the anniversary of Nemtsov's murder, which took ...
Russia's St. Petersburg has witnessed an incredible light show by mother nature, which illuminated the sky with bright columns of light, turning the city into a winter wonderland. Residents of Russia's 'Venice of the north' awoke early on Saturday morning to find the skyline glittering with strange colors.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Operating from St. Petersburg, they churned out falsehoods on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. They promoted .... Mr. Burchik told Komsomolskaya Pravda, a Russian tabloid, that he was not concerned about being detained while traveling abroad. “I love my ...
Russian-linked bots flooded Twitter with political propaganda in the wake of a deadly school shooting in Florida on Wednesday, according to data from a ... Twitter gave Congress a list of almost 4,000 accounts the company said are related to a group of Kremlin-linked trolls based in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Let's start with the fine reporting of my colleagues at Bloomberg News who discovered that the wounded mercenaries were flown out of Syria and treated at military hospitals in Moscow and St. Petersburg. U.S. officials who monitor Syria tell me that there is no doubt that the Russian military knew all about ...
The Internet Research Agency is based in St. Petersburg, Russia, and has been at work since at least 2013 churning out memes, YouTube videos, Facebook posts, ... Twitter also noted that Russian bots retweeted Trump almost 500,000 times in the final weeks of the 2016 election—10 times more than they ...
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Long before he was indicted by the United States in a case involving the troll factory that spearheaded Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 United States elections, Yevgeny V. Prigozhin emerged from prison just as the Soviet Union was collapsing and opened a hot-dog ...


 

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