Sun, 26 Sep 2021

Final practice session for Russian GP cancelled

Sochi [Russia], September 25 (ANI): Heavy rain at the Sochi Autodrom has led to the cancellation of Free Practice 3 ...

2 suspects arrested in 1999 attacks in Dagestan

Moscow (Russia), September 25 (ANI/Sputnik): The Russian Investigative Committee announced on Saturday that it arrested two former armed group members ...

Russia records 22,041 new cases of coronavirus

Moscow [Russia], September 25 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia registered 22,041 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with a cumulative ...

Turkish, Russian cargo vessels collide in Istanbul

Istanbul [Turkey], September 25 (ANI): Russian freighter Rusich-10 and Turkish freighter Tahsin Imamoglu collided in the Bosphorus Strait Saturday, TASS ...

Russian ballet through the eyes of Nina Alovert

An Emmy-winning Russian-born photographer shows her view of the magnificent world of Russian dance and its most renowned artists.Nina Alovert ...

Is it true that Moscow was built on 7 hills like Rome

Rome is often called the City of Seven Hills, but did you know that Moscow shares this same nickname? The ...

Na'Vi, Complexity win in Group C at Blast Premier: Fall event

Natus Vincere and Complexity each moved into the Group C Upper Bracket Final with victories Friday at Blast Premier: Fall ...

Russia Declares Church of Scientology 'Undesirable'

Russia has declared two organizations linked to the U.S.-based Church of Scientology 'undesirable," in a move that is likely to ...

Russian Court Sentences Five Jehovah's Witnesses To Prison

A Russian court has sentenced five Jehovah's Witnesses to between six and six-and-a-half years in prison in the latest crackdown ...

Focus of Quad is not on security apparatus: US

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): Amid the ongoing Quad Leaders' Summit, the United States on Friday (local time) emphasised that ...

47 injuredin Russia's Perm University shooting

Moscow [Russia], September 25 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of people injured in the recent shooting in Russia's Perm State University reached ...

The Week's Best: 10 Stories You Need To Read (Or Watch)

Hey, you're busy! We know rferl.org isn't the only website you read. And that it's just possible you may have ...

Russian Actors Jailed In Latest Clampdown On Political Parody

If Russian comedians think the authorities don't share their sense of humor, perhaps they can be forgiven: evidence supporting such ...

Communists Warned Against Planned Moscow Protest Over Elections

Moscow police and city officials have warned the Communist Party against following through with calls for a gathering in the ...

WHO's emergency use authorization to Covaxin expected soon

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): The Union Health Ministry on Friday hinted that World Health Organization's emergency use authorization ...

5 SUPERB Soviet children's books worth revisiting as an adult

Some books are like wine. It takes time to appreciate them. And, although you are (probably) no longer a kid, ...

Perm State Medical University celebrates 105 years

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI/SRV Media): Perm State Medical University, regarded as one of the oldest yet leading institutions ...

German business community calling on future government

Berlin [Germany], September 24 (ANI/Sputnik): The German business community is calling on the future government, which will be formed after ...

SCO countries complete joint military exercise in Russia

Orenburg [Russia], September 24 (ANI): The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation's (SCO) member states have completed the 12 days long joint training ...

Single-component Sputnik Light vaccine authorized in Egypt

Moscow [Russia], September 24 (ANI): The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on Friday announced the Russian single-component Sputnik Light vaccine ...

Five Climbers Die In Blizzard On Russia's Mount Elbrus

Five climbers died after getting caught in a snowstorm while on the highest mountain in Europe, Russia's Mount Elbrus.Fourteen other ...

Exploring the Stroganov Baroque in the Russian North

Historian and architecture expert William Brumfield discovers examples of a unique style of decorative arts.Situated on the south shore of ...

Crew of Russia's crashed Ka-27 helicopter most likely dead

Moscow [Russia], September 24 (ANI/Sputnik): The crew of Russia's Ka-27 helicopter that crashed in Kamchatka most likely died, an emergency ...

Russia invites election observers across the globe

Moscow (Russia) [India], September 24 (ANI/Heylin Spark): Russian Parliamentary elections were held in Russia on the 17th, 18th, and 19th ...

Russia Records New Daily Record For Coronavirus Deaths

Russian health authorities say 828 coronavirus-related deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours, a record daily total during the ...

Poland has no power to veto certification of Nord Stream 2 Germany

Poland's energy company PGNiG will not have the right to veto the certification of Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, ...

The Week In Russia: A Dangerous Game Changer

Welcome to The Week In Russia.I'm Steve Gutterman, the editor of RFE/RL's Russia Desk.Every Friday, I dissect the key developments ...

Moscow graffiti through the eyes of Vasiliy Kudryavtsev

His lens captures the most unusual images that appear on the streets of the city. Many of them have hardly ...

5 taiga recipes from Russia's Far East

Exotic fern, actinidia, wild berries and mushrooms: these and other gifts of nature become mouth-watering dishes in the hands of ...

Russian Foreign Ministry warns US against rash step

Moscow [Russia], September 24 (ANI/Sputnik): The Russian Foreign Ministry warned Washington against a rash step in connection with the bill ...

ATP roundup: Emil Ruusuvuori upsets Aslan Karatsev at Astana Open

Finland's Emil Ruusuvuori cruised past top-seeded Aslan Karatsev of Russia 7-6 (6), 6-4 to headline Thursday's Round of 16 winners ...

Belinda Bencic rolls into quarterfinals at Ostrava

Third-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland and No. 4 Maria Sakkari of Greece advanced to the quarterfinals with straight-set victories Thursday ...

These territories are NOT in Russia, but still belong to it

A rock in Switzerland, a freezing Arctic village in Norway... a Biblical fig tree? These and many other things are ...

CDS GenRawat holds meeting with Russia's military chief

Orenburg [Russia], September 23 (ANI): India's Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Thursday met with the Russian General ...

UN chief appeals for countries to sign nuclear test-ban treaty

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday again urged eight key countries which have not yet signed or ratified the Comprehensive ...

Blinken discusses Afghanistan, Iran with UNSC

Washington DC [US], September 23 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Foreign Ministers of permanent members of ...

Russian space agency prepares for manned Moon flights

Moscow [Russia], September 23 (ANI/Sputnik): The Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos has launched a tender to study problematic issues related ...

Russian delegation to participate in PACE autumn session

Moscow [Russia] September 23 (ANI/Sputnik): The Russian delegation intends to participate in the upcoming autumn session of the Parliamentary Assembly ...

Belarus Extends Detention Of Russian Girlfriend Of Arrested Blogger

A court in Belarus has extended the pretrial detention of Sofia Sapega, who was arrested along with her boyfriend, opposition ...

Russia Steps Up Charges Against Jailed Crimean Tatar Leader

Russia's domestic intelligence agency, the Federal Security Service (FSB), has ratcheted up the charges against jailed Crimean Tatar politician Nariman ...

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to St Petersburg Star.

More Information
8
Light Rain Shower in Moscow/Vnukovo

International

Section
Americans monitoring outbreak of swine flu in Haiti

WASHINGTON D.C.: The World Organization for Animal Health said the first outbreak of the African swine fever, a fatal pig ...

US Covid deaths now match number of fatalities in 1918 flu pandemic

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 has now killed as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic, numbering some 675,000.However, the 1918 ...

Senators want U.S. to prosecute unruly air passengers

WASHINGTON D.C.: On Monday, Attorney-General Merrick Garland was urged by two senior U.S. Senate Democrats to investigate and prosecute unruly ...

Australian submarines: An arms deal or military pact?

On September 15, 2021, the heads of government of Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced the formation ...

Guatemala Attorney General added to U.S. corruption list

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a move that highlighted the Biden administration's frustration, the U.S. this week added Guatemala Attorney-General Consuelo Porras ...

Canary Islands eruption destroys 100 homes, 5500 forced to flee

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands: Lava flowing from the first volcanic eruption in 50 years on Spain's Canary Islands destroyed some ...

Featured story

Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

Read More