12:33 300th Anniversary of St. Petersburg exhibit opens in Mikhailovsky Manege.
The exhibit's program includes a wide spectrum of events, such as round tables with the participation of City Administration and business circles.
12:32 New hotel opens on Ligovsky Prospect.
JSC "Hotel Oktyabrskaya" has opened the first part of its branch on Ligovsky Prospect, 10 after reconstruction. $500,000 have been invested in this three-star hotel with 114 rooms.
12:31 Actress A. Freundlich and academician Zh. Alferov become honourary citizens of St. Petersburg.
On May 23, 2001 the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg awarded the titles of Honourary 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., actress Alisa Freundli
12:29 Valery Gergiev has become St. Petersburg University's Honourary Doctor
The maestro has organized a series of concerts titled "Musical Evenings of Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg State University" this season.
12:28 Elite housing quarter will be created on Kamenny Island by 2003.
City Administration has made a decision to allow limited construction on its territory
City news archive for May' 2001
City news archive for 2001 year.