What is Saint Petersburg?

  • (noun): A city in the European part of Russia; 2nd largest Russian city; located at the head of the Gulf of Finland; former capital of Russia.
    Synonyms: St. Petersburg, Leningrad, Peterburg, Petrograd
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Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербург, Sankt-Peterburg; ) is a city and a federal subject (a federal city) of Russia located on the Neva River at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea. In 1914 the name of the city was changed to Petrograd (Russian: Петроград; ), in 1924 to Leningrad (Russian: Ленинград; ) and in 1991 back to Saint Petersburg.

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Side By Side (film Festival) - 1st International Side By Side LGBT Film Festival
... The idea of running a film festival in Saint Petersburg first came up in a meeting between Manny de Guerre and Irina Sergeeva in the summer of 2007 ... and LGBT-organization Coming Out sent an open letter to the governor of Saint Petersburg Valentina Matviyenko demanding her to comment on the situation ... Petersburg artists Gljuklja and Caplja also expressed their support ...
List Of Herbaria In Europe - Eastern Europe - Russia
... Petersburg Moscow State University 993,000 MW, MWG Russia Moscow Saint Petersburg University 700,000 LECB Russia Saint Petersburg Main Botanical Garden ... Vavilov Institute of Plant Industry 524,000 WIR Russia Saint Petersburg Southern Federal University 300,000 RV Russia Rostov-on-Don Komi Scientific Centre ... Borodin Herbarium 200,000 KFTA Russia Saint Petersburg ...
Saint Petersburg - Twin Towns and Sister Cities
... cities in Russia List of sister cities to Saint Petersburg, just like it appears on the official portal of the City Government, listing both sister cities and ... Non CIS/Baltic states sister cities of Saint Petersburg (from official government list) Aarhus, Denmark Adana, Turkey Faisalabad, Pakistan Antwerp, Belgium Bangkok, Thailand Barcelona, Spain Bethlehem ...
List Of Equestrian Statues In Russia - Saint Petersburg
... this awesome statue of Peter the Great on the Senate Square of Saint Petersburg is generally known, is the main work of Etienne Maurice Falconet, 1782 ... figures prominently in several works of fiction, including Andrei Bely's modernist novel Petersburg ... Modern equestrian statues of Saint Alexander Nevsky in front of Alexander Nevsky Lavra, by Valentin Kozenuyk, 2002 ...

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  • (noun): A city in western Florida on Tampa Bay; a popular winter resort.
    Synonyms: St. Petersburg

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