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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 ...
As Russia's reported tampering in the 2016 election continues to dominate the news cycle, the optics of having one of Major League baseball calling St. Petersburg, Russia home has grown to be untenable after over a year of Russia-related political animus, stoking a new Cold War. Whispers of late have a ...
The mother-in-law of Alexander Teterdinko, the head of United Russia faction of St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly, refused to make her income declaration public. As a municipal deputy of the Admiralteysky Municipal Okrug (part of Admiralteysky District in St. Petersburg), Lyudmila Kabanova is obliged ...

twitter left hundreds of Russian propaganda videos, with millions of views, on its video platform Vine for months after it should have known they were ... with a list of 2,752 accounts that it said were linked to the Internet Research Agency, a troll group based in St Petersburg, Russia, with ties to the Kremlin.
St. Petersburg, February 9. /TASS/. An explosion has hit a residential building in the northern part of the Russian city of St. Petersburg, leaving three people severely injured, a source in the city emergency service told TASS on Friday. "The explosion left three people injured, they suffered burns and are ...
... outside of St. Petersburg this week. Changes to Russian law in 2014 made it a criminal offense to display any form of Nazi symbol, regardless of intent. The decision has seen prosecutions soar from 480 cases in 2013 to 1,800 in 2016, according to Russia's Supreme Court data collated by rights groups.
This was the first five star hotel in Russia, dating from 1824, and like most great Russian buildings it has had a chequered history. It was used as an orphanage during the Revolution and a hospital during the siege of Leningrad, before reverting to use as a hotel after renovation and refurbishment allowed its ...
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 ...
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was briefly detained Sunday after a scuffle with police who seized him amid protests in various cities calling for a boycott of the March 18 presidential election. Navalny ... Supporters of Alexei Navalny at the rally "protest voters" in St. Petersburg, Russia on Monday.
On January 27, Russia marks the 74th anniversary since Soviet troops completely lifted the Nazi blockade of Leningrad (currently St. Petersburg), ending ... Events to commemorate the date were also held in other Russian cities, including Sevastopol in Crimea, which also survived a 250-day siege during ...
Anti-Fascist Viktor Filinkov from St Petersburg went missing en route to Pulkovo airport. Two days later a court remanded him in custody on terrorism charges. According to the Investigative Committee: "Filinkov and other unidentified persons who share an anarchist ideology took part in a branch of a terrorist ...
Russian police searching a suspect's home for undeclared weapons in St. Petersburg unexpectedly found a large crocodile living in the basement, police said on January 19. Officers were searching a property owned by a man suspected of possessing and trafficking in illegal arms in Petergof, a suburb of ...
A fire broke out in one of the buildings of the St. Petersburg Naval Institute in Russia's second largest city. Over a ... Smoke blanketed the Vasilyevsky Island district of the city Friday night, as the flames engulfed a mid-18th century building belonging to St. Petersburg's oldest educational establishment.
Russian police searching for illegal weapons in a St Petersburg house faced a scaly surprise in the basement: a two-metre (6.5ft) Nile crocodile. police said the reptile did not cause any injuries - but now they must find a new home for it. Russian media say the house is used by a nationalist group.

Russian police searching for illegal weapons in a St Petersburg house faced a scaly surprise in the basement: a two-metre (6.5ft) Nile crocodile. police said the reptile did not cause any injuries - but now they must find a new home for it. Russian media say the house is used by a nationalist group.
FILE PHOTO: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny smiles in the studio of the radio station Echo of Moscow in Moscow, Russia December 27, 2017. ... MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police searched the campaign headquarters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in St Petersburg on Thursday ahead ...
Russian president Vladimir Putin puts flowers on a monument at Nevsky Pyatachok near Kirovsk, to mark the 75th anniversary of the battle that broke the Siege of Leningrad, in St, Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. As many as 200,000 Soviet soldiers were killed between September 1941 and ...
Russian president Vladmir Putin, born in what is now called St. Petersburg, has got the golden gene. It sounds ... With much of Russia's media kept on a tight leash by the Kremlin, Putin is frequently depicted in films, videos, books, and articles as being strong, heroic, and adventurous, among other things.
Russian police searched the campaign headquarters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in St Petersburg on Thursday ahead of a presidential ... FILE PHOTO - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny speaks in the studio of the radio station Echo of Moscow in Moscow, Russia December 27, 2017.
St. Petersburg, Russia (CNN) In pre-fabricated buildings, down a muddy track on the outskirts of St. Petersburg lies a world of hidden North Korean labor in .... Russia has been widely accused of undermining the spirit of the sanctions on Pyongyang by employing North Korean workers and the Russian ...
Putin attended Orthodox Christmas services at the Church of saints Simeon and Ann in St. Petersburg as the clock turned to January 7. Meanwhile, Russian state television channels showed a live broadcast of the Christmas Eve midnight Mass from Moscow's Christ the Savior Cathedral. Russian Orthodox ...
Interestingly, this isn't the first time that blue snow has fallen on a Russian city. Back in 2015, blue snow also occurred in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, some 1,500 miles to the east of St Petersburg. The cause of that incident was determined to be blue food coloring used in Easter eggs, which had gotten ...
St. Petersburg, Russia's second-largest city, has been a target for at least one other explosion this year. Fourteen people were killed and dozens more were injured on April 3 when a suicide bomber detonated explosives in the city's metro system. The April explosion, which has been linked to terrorism, ...
Svetlana Petrenko, a spokeswoman for the Investigative Committee of Russia, told Interfax that an improvised device containing the equivalent of 200 grams of TNT detonated in one of the port city's supermarkets. The device included "lethal fragments" to increase casualties, the Russian Investigative ...
Moscow -- The explosion at a supermarket in Russia's second-largest city was a terrorist attack, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, adding that another attack had been thwarted. The Russian president also said he had given orders to law enforcement to act decisively in the face of threats to life.
Moscow (AP) -- Russian news reports say at least four people have been injured by an explosion at a supermarket in St. Petersburg. Russian news agencies quoted St. Petersburg's branch of the Emergencies Ministry as saying that a device containing 200 grams of explosives went off on Wednesday at ...
St. Petersburg, Russia -- At least 10 people were injured Wednesday by an explosion at a supermarket in St. Petersburg, Russian officials said. The Investigative Committee, the nation's top investigative agency, said a device containing 200 grams (7 ounces) of explosives went off at a storage area for ...
Moscow (CNN) More than a dozen people were injured in an explosion at a St. Petersburg supermarket Wednesday, according to Russian state media. ... Tass reported that the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation has opened a Criminal Investigation into the explosion, citing Svetlana ...
Add Russia Investigation as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia Investigation news, video, and analysis from ABC News. ... A St. Petersburg resident shared a photo on social media of blue-colored snow in his neighborhood. ... Blue-tinged snow was reported in St. Petersburg, Russia, Dec.
police stand at the entrance of a supermarket, after an explosion in St.Petersburg The Associated Press. police stand at the entrance of a supermarket, after an explosion in St.Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. Russian officials say at least 10 people have been injured by an explosion at a ...
Information provided by the CIA helped to prevent a series of terrorist bombings in St Petersburg, Russia. Vladimir Putin phoned Donald Trump to thank him for the tip-off, the Kremlin said. The information allowed Russian security services track down and detain a group of suspects who were planning bomb ...
Bishkek -- The father of two suspects in a deadly subway bombing in St. Petersburg has lost his Russian citizenship and will be deported to Kyrgyzstan, ... from Kyrgyzstan's southern region of Osh, had been informed of the decision by Russian authorities and ordered to leave Russia as soon as possible.
The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) says it has arrested seven suspected Islamic extremists and thwarted plans for bomb attacks in St. Petersburg on December 16. The FSB said on December 15 that the suspects were detained in St. Petersburg on December 13-14, and alleged that they were ...
Russian opposition activist Konstantin Sinitsyn has been found dead of head injuries in the entranceway to his St. Petersburg apartment building. St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly lawmaker Boris Vishnevsky posted the news on February 2, although the incident apparently happened on January 26.
Russia is a historically fascinating destination, and St. Petersburg is a convenient port of call to both ocean and river cruise travelers ready to delve in. ... by the Russian government to receive foreign cruise passengers and to operate inside St. Petersburg port areas according to Russian Federation law.).
Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky once called St. Petersburg "the most abstract and intentional city on the entire globe. ... The drinks are inspired by Russia's cultural figures, from dancers to composers, such as "the Nutcracker," a cocktail inspired by Tchaikovsky which consists of buckwheat vodka, ...
Crowds flee St. Petersburg's Palace Square in emergency evacuation ahead of Russia's New Year's Eve celebrations. Authorities said the central ... The famous Palace Square in St. Petersburg is a memorable monument to Russian style (Image: David Burdeny/Rex Shutterstock). In Russia, New Year's Eve ...
Russian authorities have charged a St Petersburg man with terrorism over the bombing of a supermarket in the city that wounded 18 people. the suspect has been identified as Dmitry Lukyanenko, 35, who had had psychiatric treatment, Russia's Investigative Committee (SK) says. He is reported to be a ...
St. Petersburg, November 24 (RAPSI, Mikhail Telekhov) - The ... banned in Russia, the press service of the Federal Security service's ...
Catherine Park is a 102-hectare landscaping wonder surrounding the Catherine Palace in St Petersburg, Russia. Photo: Alex Florstein Fedorov. Last month I ...
The businessmen from Russia's St. Petersburg city show great interest in ... historical past and the prevalence of the Russian language makes it ...
"I am an African with a Russian heart," Nigeria's Brian Idowu said in 2011. The story of the Russia-born defender who made his debut for the ...
The stadium being built in St. Petersburg has been the subject to fraud allegations and construction delays. St. Petersburg, Russia -- A ...
Russian activists Jailed In St. Petersburg After Rally ... activist from the Other Russia political movement in St. Petersburg on November 6.
More than 20 far-left Russian nationalists have been detained as they gathered in the country's second-largest city, St. Petersburg, to hold an ...
Moscow/St. Petersburg -- Russian authorities have detained ... rally coinciding with celebrations of Russia's National Unity Day.
The St. Petersburg city legislature has backed a plan to find a new site for Russia's oldest university, currently located in the city's historic ...


 

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