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City news, 09.07.2003 12:43

Swiss President arrives in St. Petersburg today

Wonderful Swiss landscape Swiss Federation President Pascal Kushpen arrives in St. Petersburg on a visit today. According to the St. Petersburg administration press service, Kushpen will visit Ladozhsky station this morning and take part in the opening ceremonies of the first Swiss clock in St. Petersburg. Then he will visit Palace Square, Alexander Park and Peter and Paul Fortress. In addition, he will take part in Russian President Vladimir Putin's reception this evening.

On July 10 Kushpen will visit the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Anthropology and Ethnography Museum, the Arts Academy and the State Hermitage Museum. In the evening, Kushpen will fly to Moscow.

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