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1. Russian Grammar Wars

Tough time learning Russian? It’s not just you. Russians themselves frequently struggle to determine what is “correct.” 

Tags: metro, st. petersburg, grammar, language
2. St. Isaac's 4.0

Today, now that the huge dome of St. Isaac’s towers over the center of the city, not far from the granite embankment, the sumptuous Senate and Synod Building, and the iconic Bronze Horseman statue, it is hard to imagine that in its first incarnation this church was much smaller and located on the Admiralty Meadow.

Tags: peter i, religion, churches, st. petersburg, St. Isaac's
3. Piter's People – Dusya Gorbovskaya

Dusya is a Vasiliyevsky Island local, whose job it is to promote a creative space located on the island – Sevkabel Port. 

Tags: cycling, urban, travel, st. petersburg
4. Piter's People – Tigran Ayrapetyan

Tigran loves history and music, plays piano, and founded hotels. Oh, and he also tries to make time travel possible.

Tags: travel, hotels, St. Petersburg
5. Piter's People - Ekaterina Khozatskaya

Ekaterina is an artist who is constantly sketching in St. Petersburg bars. Her hobby led to the creation of the Instagram blog “Between the Bars,” where she captures the city's bohemian atmosphere.

Tags: admiralteysky, kolomna, travel, bars, st. petersburg
6. When Russian Cuisine Turns Georgian

Why is Georgian food so popular in Russia? Turns out there's more to it than deliciousness.

Tags: st. petersburg, restaurants, cuisine, stalin, Soviet Life, food, georgia
7. Piter's People – Sergey Goorin

St. Petersburg is often thought to be a gray city, as it only has about 75 sunny days each year. Still, photographer Segrey Goorin finds inspiration here for his black and white photography, capturing street life, extraordinary locals and numerous parties. 
 

Tags: photography, travel, st. petersburg
8. Crime and Punishment

W.W. Norton has released a new translation, by Michael Katz, of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s classic novel. We excerpt here the novel’s opening.

Tags: crime, st. petersburg, dostoyevsky
9. Piter's People - Katya Kotlyar

Graphic designer, traveler, instagram explorer, Katya Kotlyar knows her home city inside out, and sees it as an artist would, as a beautiful backdrop for living.

Tags: potemkin, hermitage, travel, st. petersburg
10. Piter's people – Nikolay Predtechensky

St. Petersburg was founded in 1703 as a port on the Baltic Sea, and about 10% of its surface area is water. So we meet a boat rental company owner and find out the best place for pizza in the city.

Tags: sailing, restaurants, st. petersburg

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