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New metro station "Admiralteyskaya" was opened in Saint Petersburg

Submitted by Serg A Nik on Wed, 12/28/2011 - 21:57

New metro station “Admiralteyskaya” opened today in St. Petersburg. This station is very much needed by tourists. Many attractions of Saint Petersburg are located near the new metro station. The Palace Square, the Hermitage, the Admiralty, St. Isaac's Cathedral, "Astoriya" hotel are less than 500 meters from the subway station Admiralteyskaya.

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Apartments rent in Vyborg and Gazprom

Submitted by Serg A Nik on Fri, 08/26/2011 - 08:04

Vyborg is a small Russian town on the border of Russia. It would seem that there should not be a high price to rent an apartment. But in a situation interfered "Gazprom". Construction of the giant gas pipeline "North stream" has resulted in this small town a large number of construction workers and highly paid specialists from different regions of Russia (it seems that most of the Krasnodar territory). The market of rent flats could not resist.

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Petersburg failed air show

Submitted by Serg A Nik on Sat, 08/06/2011 - 17:08

On Thursday in the suburbs of St. Petersburg, Pushkin town was planned to open air show. But at the appointed time the air show was not open. The opening event was postponed, first on Friday, then Saturday, and later on Sunday 7 August. The opening of the air show was postponed due to organizational difficulties. According to available information, an exhibition hampers the military, who are not satisfied with the performance of their security requirements. At the airport in Pushkin is also based military aviation.

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Tunnel under the Neva River will be built

Submitted by Serg A Nik on Mon, 07/04/2011 - 20:31

Road tunnel project under the River Neva is about to start construction in Saint Petersburg. Supplementary agreement signed by representatives of the Government of St. Petersburg and the concession company can speed to up the project. Builders plan to buy from the German company Herrenknecht tunneling shield. Authority will offset the costs of builders at the stage of development. The company pledged to make Herrenknecht shield diameter of 19.25 meters at 2 years.

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Valentina Matvienko - what is ahead?

Submitted by Serg A Nik on Sat, 06/25/2011 - 08:52

matvienko Yesterday the head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov made a proposal - to appoint the governor of St. Petersburg Valentina Matvienko to the post of speaker of the Federation Council of Russia. The proposal was made during a meeting of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and the governors. President of Russia liked the proposal. Valentina Matvienko promised to consider before expressing an opinion. This is an unexpected proposal initiated a discussion in the media.

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In St. Petersburg is planned to build campings

Submitted by Serg A Nik on Mon, 06/13/2011 - 00:52

St.  Pete campSt. Petersburg Governor Valentina Matvienko has confirmed that to attract more tourists in St. Petersburg is planned to build camps. As far as leadership of the city's plans in St. Petersburg will campsites, where tourists will come, who can not afford to stay in expensive hotels.

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