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Saint Petersburg supermarket bomber arrested

9 months, 18 days ago
MOSCOW: The perpetrator of the bomb attack which tore through a Saint Petersburg supermarket wounding 18 people was arrested on Saturday, a Russian news agency reported. "The organiser and direct perpetrator who triggered an…

Putin says Saint Petersburg blast was ‘act of terror’

9 months, 20 days ago
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said an explosion that tore through a Saint Petersburg supermarket, wounding 13 people, was an act of terror, as footage of the suspected bomber spread on the internet. Speaking at a…

Russia detains dozens at protest supporting Rohingya

1 year, 1 month ago
MOSCOW: Russian police detained people from a crowd of about 200 protesters Sunday in Saint Petersburg who had gathered over the crackdown on the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. The square in the city centre was surrounded with police vans…

FIFA get ‘guarantees’ over 2018 World Cup stadium

2 years, 1 month ago
SAINT PETERSBURG: FIFA have received "guarantees" from Russia that the stadium which will host the 2018 World Cup semi-final will be ready by the end of this year, world football's governing body said Saturday.

Uzbek Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Russia

2 years, 2 months ago
SAINT PETERSBURG: An Uzbekistan Airways passenger plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Saint Petersburg airport in northwest Russia on Sunday after suffering an engine failure, airport authorities said.