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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.

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.

2009-09-25 12:37:52

The man convicted of killing Russian gold medal-winning Olympics cyclist Dmitry Nelyubin has been sentenced to 18 years in prison, court officials said. ITAR-Tass said Friday Alim Azhagoyev was given the sentence in a city court in St.

2009-08-03 13:40:12

Police in Florida said a woman searching for the source of rodent sounds discovered a bazooka shell in the attic above her garage. Jeanne Tipton, 81, of St. Petersburg, called police shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday after she found the shell in the attic and moved it to her backyard, the St.

2009-07-29 09:09:37

A communist group has asked U.S. pop star Madonna to dress modestly and sing a revolutionary song when she performs in Russia this weekend. The iconic recording artist's concert is scheduled to take place Sunday at the historic Palace Square in St.

2008-10-07 06:00:31

Sistema (LSE: SSA), the largest public diversified corporation in Russia and the CIS, which manages fast growing companies operating in the consumer services sector, today announced the launch of movie and TV production at Russian World Studio (RWS) in St Petersburg.

2008-08-21 15:00:40

Text of report by Russian Gazeta.ru news website, often critical of the government, on 6 August [Report by Viktoriya Buravchenko: "Luzhkov as TV star"] Authorities in the capital are trying to gain federal status for their TV channel Centre TV [TV-Tsentr], something that could be greatly to their advantage.

2008-08-05 12:00:30

Moscow mayor Yuriy Luzhkov has spoken out in favour of turning Centre TV, owned by the Moscow city government, into a federal channel, Centre TV reported on 5 August.

2006-08-11 10:07:19

By Christian Lowe MOSCOW (Reuters) - The husband of a curator at the center of a stolen art scandal in Russia said he and his wife were so poor that they stole artefacts from the Hermitage museum to buy insulin for her diabetes, his lawyer said on Friday.

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