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2012-07-24 23:00:03

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A man as legendary as Steve Jobs is due a monument or three. After all, he did revolutionize not only the computer industry, but the music industry as well. No matter how you feel about Steve Jobs, one cannot deny him his accomplishments. Now, some Jobs fans in Russia are preparing to install a monument to him in St. Petersburg. According to RT.com, a private foundation has announced a competition to come up with the best monument...

2011-04-12 10:58:00

ST PETERSBURG, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The XV St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which is being held June 16-18, 2011, will convene under the theme 'Emerging Leadership for a New Era' in St. Petersburg, Russia. Dmitry Medvedev, President of the Russian Federation, will give the opening remarks, and in the coming weeks, SPIEF expects to confirm the participation of heads of state from a range of key emerging markets and developed economies. Aide to the President...

2011-03-15 17:44:00

CHICAGO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago-based BayRu LLC and St. Petersburg-based ePaySystem formally announced a partnership that brings the worlds' goods to Russian online shoppers. Shoppers outside of Moscow and St. Petersburg now have the ability to use any legal payment method for international shopping and international delivery from US company BayRu LLC. BayRu LLC has operated in the Russian market since 2007 with offices in both Moscow and St. Petersburg. BayRu is...

2010-11-24 08:00:00

FRANKFURT, November 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fraport AG and its partners in the Northern Capital Gateway consortium today held the festive terminal foundation ceremony - attended by Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin and St. Petersburg city governor Valentina Matvienko -- to mark the construction launch of a new international passenger terminal at St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport (LED) and the start of a new aviation era in Russia's second largest metropolis. Speaking at the...

2010-04-29 03:05:00

FRANKFURT, Germany, April 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Effective today, Fraport AG and its partners in the Northern Capital Gateway consortium are responsible for operating, developing and modernizing St Petersburg's Pulkovo Airport (airport code = LED), the fourth largest in Russia. "This is a further milestone in the development of Fraport's international business. Following more than two years of project work, we are pleased to welcome Pulkovo Airport and its approximately 4,000...

2009-10-01 05:04:00

FRANKFURT, Germany, October 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at the "Russia Calling" Investment Forum in Moscow, Fraport AG's executive board chairman Dr. Stefan Schulte emphasized the exceptional importance of the St. Petersburg concession project for developing, modernizing and operating the city's Pulkovo Airport. "Our participation in St. Petersburg will result in tremendous benefits for both the city and for Fraport, as an airport manager," stressed Schulte. "The City of St....

Word of the Day
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.