Saint Petersburg

Khairat to perform two concerts at Bibliotheca Alexandrina on Aug 6, 7

Sun, 29 Jul 2018 - 09:54 GMT

The veteran Egyptian musician Omar Khairat will perform two concerts at Bibliotheca Alexandrina on August 6 and 7.

Khairat performs unforgettable concert in Russia

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 - 01:17 GMT

The Egyptian virtuoso musician Omar Khairat performed a dazzling concert at the Mariinsky Theatre in the cultural city of Saint Petersburg on Monday, June 18.

Navalny, 1,600 supporters detained at anti-Putin rallies

Sun, 06 May 2018 - 02:30 GMT

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained along with nearly 1,600 of his supporters on Saturday during nationwide rallies against Vladimir Putin.

Suspect admits to planning Saint Petersburg supermarket attack

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 - 06:33 GMT

The man arrested by Russian authorities over an attack on a supermarket in Saint Petersburg has admitted to planning the act and planting the homemade bomb.

Putin warns terror suspects can be killed 'on the spot'

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 - 10:30 GMT

Putin warned that armed criminals could be "liquidated on the spot," calling the blast that tore through a Saint Petersburg supermarket an "act of terror."

BelTA: Egypt and Belarus to open Egyptian Embassy in Minsk

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 - 04:48 GMT

Parliament Speaker discussed with President of Belarus National Assembly how to finish the measures to open the Egyptian Embassy in Minsk as fast as possible.

Parl't delegation leaves for Russia to participate in IPU meetings

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 - 08:51 GMT

A parliamentary delegation left on Friday for Russia's St. Petersburg to participate in the 137th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), due to be held on Saturday.

Legal highs: Rooftop tours offer fresh look at Saint Petersburg

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 - 08:30 GMT

Standing on a roof in central Saint Petersburg, Marta Granadeiro gasped as she watched the statues on the Hermitage Museum's facade gleam in the sunset.

Legal highs: Rooftop tours offer fresh look at Saint Petersburg

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 10:56 GMT

The rusty rooftops of Russia's tsarist-era capital, with its romantic skyline of elegant onion domes, have long been a coveted destination for illegal excursions.