17:21 French President to open Voltaire library in St. Petersburg
French President Jacques Chirac will open the European Centre of the Age of Enlightenment - the Voltaire Library in the Russian National Library.
11:24 St. Petersburg to be illuminated for 300th anniversary
In celebration of the city's 300th anniversary there are plans to illuminate 163 monuments, all the city's triumphal arches, 24 bridges, 12 hotels, as well as replace 60 thousand street lamps.
11:23 Exhibition dedicated to 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg launched in Washington D.C.
"The Myths of St. Petersburg" exposition, celebrating the 300th anniversary of Russia's northern capital, has been inaugurated at Hillwood Museum, Washington.
City news archive for January' 2003
City news archive for 2003 year.