February 18, 2006
Eugenia Medvedeva-Arbuzova won a Golden medal at the Olympic games in Torino in skiing relay-race.
February 16, 2006
Eugeny Plushenko won a Golden medal at the Olympic games in Torino in men's figure skating.
February 15, 2006
Svetlana Zhurova won a Golden medal in ice skating (on the 500 meters distance) at the Olympic games in Torino.
February 14, 2006
Tatiana Totmianina and Maksim Marinin won Golden medals in competition of duets in figure skating at the Olympiad.
June 16, 2003
The President of Russia appointed St. Petersburg Governor Vladimir Yakovlev Vice Premier Minister of the Government of Russia.
December 24, 2002
The single Russian of the principality of Liechtenstein arrived in St. Petersburg - baron Edward fon Falts-Fein.
December 23, 2002
On December 17 the new staff of ZAKS of the third calling has been defined. It comprise A. Kramarev, V. Yagya, S. Tarasov…
December 19, 2002
The first volume of "The Golden book of the St. Petersburg University" has been published; the book speaks on the role of the St. Petersburg University in life and creations of its outstanding graduates since the moment of foundation till our days.
December 03, 2002
The ceremony of awarding of the honorary title "Person of the year - 2002" - "The honoured Worker of Northwest of Russia" was held. On results of this year these persons were awarded with the honorary title: in a nomination "Creator of the year" - the vice-governor of Saint Petersburg V. Shitarev, in a nomination "Writer of the year " - D. Granin
November 22, 2002
The President of Russia V.V. Putin and the U.S.A. President George Bush met in Tsarskoie Selo.
August 29, 2002
One more St. Petersburg born citizen joined Russian power structures at the federal level. The first deputy Minister of Finance of Russian Federation is appointed citizen of the Northern capital Vyazalov S.Yu..
June 17, 2002
The awarding ceremony “Profile of the Year-2001” was held in St. Petersburg. Chairman of the Federation Council if RF S. Mironov won in the nomination “the political profile”. V. Mutko, President of Zenit football club won the “business profile”. I. Spassky, chief designer of Rubin Design Bureau won the profile in science. O. Kuvaev, an artist and the author of the Masyanay project won the profile for “cultural development”, V. Petukhov, the head of the St. Petersburg department of internal affairs, became the laureate of the “military profile”.
May 22, 2002
Chief designer of the Central Design Bureau Rubin I. Spassky and twice Olympic champion I. Tyukalov were awarded the title “Honoured Citizen of St. Petersburg”
May 7, 2002
Vice Governor of St. Petersburg V. Malyshev died at 4 a.m.
March 20, 2002
The State Duma confirmed Ignatjev S.M. in his position as Chairman of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation
March 14, 2002
Another exhibition of L.I. Khopova is being held now on Ivana Chernych Str., 4, in the Museum of the State Technological University of Natural Polymers. The exhibition is opened from 11 a.m. till 5 p.m. on workdays and will last till April 4.
February 22, 2002
In February 2002 a new Internet project of KADIS Informational Centre, "Bills of St. Petersburg", was initiated
December 5, 2001
A presenter of the Television and Radio Company Petersburg, Irina Smolina, won in the nomination “The Presenter of the Year” and Mikhail Bojarsky – in “The Actor of the Year”.
December 4, 2001
Sergey Mironov is elected Speaker of the RF Federation Council.
October 29, 2001
Presentation of the St. Petersburg's Highest Theatre prize "Golden Soffit" took place October 29. >>>
October 25, 2001
Director of Russian literature Institute of Russian Academy of Science (Pushkin House) Nikolay Skatov is awarded with the order of Saint Apostolic Prince Vladimir. >>>
Boris Eyfman shows his new work to St.Petersburg. >>>
Rector of St. Petersburg State University Ludmila Verbitskaya hands Honourary Doctor's diploma to conductor Valery Gergiev.
Actress A. Freundlich and academician Zh. Alferov become honorary citizens of St. Petersburg. On May 23, 2001 the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg awarded the titles of Honorary Citizen of St. Petersburg to member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Nobel laureate Zhores Alferov and to People's Artist of the U.S.S.R., Laureate of Russian State Awards Alisa Freundlich.
Yesterday the Mitropolitan of St. Petersburg and Ladoga Vladimir handed to Vice Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Smirnov the Russian Orthodox Church Medal of St. Sergius of Radonezh of the first degree for his contributions to the construction of St. Sergius of Radonezh Temple on Srednyaya Rogatka.
Vice Premiere Ilya Klebanov has turned 50 on Monday. Klebanov is marking his anniversary at his workplace in the Government House.
The Committee on Physical Culture and Sports has named the best athletes of the year 2000 and of the 20th century. for more detail >
The names of Nobel Prize winners in the Physics nomination have been publicized. One of the prizes was awarded to the St. Petersburg physicist Zhores Alferov.
On July 3, Anatoly Aleksashin, Valery Nazarov and Aleksander Smirnov have been officially appointed Vice Governors of St. Petersburg. for more detail >
On May 14, St. Petersburg Governor Vladimir Yakovlev has been re-elected for a second term by winning 72.69% of the votes.
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By decree of the Russian Federation Government on March 28, 2000 Komarov Gennadii Pavlovich was appointed Director of the Oktyabrskaya Railroad System.
On April 4, Yuri Vladimirovich Grustilin, one of the project's initiators, died from a heart attack.
On March 26 Vladimir Putin has been elected President of the Russian Federation by winning
52.94 % of Russia's votes in the first round of the elections.
The official inauguration of the President will take place on May 7.
On February 7 an anniversary celebration of Yu.I. Aleksandrov's
50 birthday was held. Congratulations!