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Photos: Exploring The Canals Of Amsterdam And St. Petersburg

Meg Nolan | Posted 11.12.2011 | Travel
Meg Nolan

With extensive fine art collections and emerging, contemporary ingenues, both Amsterdam and St. Petersburg offer true charm that lies in their flowing underbelly, elegantly preserved and deliciously accessible to all.

Russian Oligarch's Art Island Takes Shape In St. Petersburg

ARTINFO | Posted 11.08.2011 | Arts

The new profile of New Holland Island, the former St. Petersburg military base that art-loving billionaire couple Roman Abramovich and Dasha Zhukova p...

Saki Knafo

Booming Business: America's Fireworks Retailers Talk Explosive Sales | Saki Knafo | Posted 09.03.2011 | Business

This story was reported in collaboration with our partners at When it comes to the American economy, there may not much to celebrate on ...

Gay Pride Demonstrators Attacked, Detained In Russia

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.25.2011 | Home

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) – Russian police on Saturday detained 14 gay rights activists trying to hold an unsanctioned demonstration in St. Peters...

Banksy Wins Freedom of Russia's Jailed Voina Art Anarchists

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Banksy may have lost at the Oscars last night, but he scored another less visible -- but much more important -- victory earlier in the week, when a Ru...

WATCH: Mini-Skirted Women Take To St. Petersburg Streets To Improve Tourism

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

A group of seven scantily-clad Russian women took to a square in St. Petersburg to clean up the mess of snow and ice that they claim is hampering tour...

Putin SINGS 'Blueberry Hill,' Plays Piano

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

He may already be renowned as a valiant equestrian and skillful pilot, but as he took to the stage at a St. Petersburg charity event, Russian Prime Mi...

The Most Beautiful Subway Stations in the World (SLIDESHOW)

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

What do you think when you think of subway stations? Dark and grimy? Me too, until my first trip to St. Petersburg. If you're traveling in any of these cities, take a tour of the subway.

'Hiccup Girl' Arrested: Jennifer Mee Charged In Florida

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — An uncontrollable case of the hiccups brought an odd sort of fame to Jennifer Mee, who was 15 when she appeared on telev...

How Not to Catch a Thief

David Dagan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Dagan

I was strolling on the edge of a park in St. Petersburg, debating where to stop for coffee, when I heard a commotion on the opposite sidewalk. A stou...

The 8 Tastiest Street Foods in Europe

EuroCheapo | Posted 12.12.2012 | Travel

Sampling the local street food when traveling can be a tasty (and memorable) experience. So, which city offers the tastiest treats on the streets? Read on...

Frick Collection Doesn't Frickin' Get It

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ashley Wren Collins

The Frick Collection does not admit children under the age of 10 (though it says nothing about admitting those under the age of two) and its young educational outreach programs are geared only to middle school students and older.

Russian Artist Paints With Her Breasts (NSFW VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Russian artist Viktoria has developed a new technique to painting that could theoretically titillate those who criticize her country's contemporary ar...

Homeowners In Foreclosure Stop Paying Mortgage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A growing number of the people whose homes are in foreclosure are refusing to slink away in shame. They are fashioning a sort of homemade mortgage mod...

Can Dolphins Commit Suicide?

Vicky Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Vicky Collins

Richard O'Barry gets misty eyed when he talks about Cathy. His beautiful girl died in his arms. Suicide he says. Cathy was a bottlenose dolphin, one of five he trained for the 60′s television hit Flipper.

Weekend radio --- automotive and racing

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Join us Saturday at 11am Pacific /2pm Eastern for THE CAR NUT SHOW and Sunday at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern for WORLD RACING ROUNDUP on www.TalkRadioOne....

Grigori Perelman, Reclusive Russian Maths Genius, Refuses $1 Million Prize

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Dr Grigori Perelman, a reclusive Russian genius, is refusing to accept the prestigious $1 million "Millennium" mathematics prize awarded by the Clay M...

Toyota finds it's the cover-up, not the crime - McLaren Ferrari-fighter a bargain $229,000

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Toyota is finding out it's not the crime, but the cover-up, which screws you. They should have studied Richard Nixon's presidency.

Home-made bomb derails Russian express, killing 26

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A home-made bomb is believed to have caused the derailment of the Nevsky Express train between Moscow and St Petersburg on Friday night that killed at...

Mighty Movie Podcast: A Brisk Trade in Paul Giamatti: Sophie Barthes on Cold Souls

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Barthes was willing to give us some insight into her definition of soul and what it's like dealing with actors raised in the land of Stanislavski.

Russian Building Boom Disregards Architectural Treasures: Report

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Just steps from Lubyanka, the feared headquarters of the KGB and its post-Soviet successor, stands a building that was once home to toys and laughter....

Video: Drop in oil prices hit Russian economy hard

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

June 2: CNBC's Maria Bartiromo discusses her interview with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev ahead of the economic forum in St. Petersburg. (Other)...

Russian Navy Shells Village By Accident

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A Russian warship has mistakenly shelled a village near the northern city of St Petersburg, officials say....

Endangered Leopard Stolen In Russian Car-Jacking

Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Police in the Russian city of St Petersburg were today searching for a rare missing leopard which was stolen yesterday when thieves ambushed a TV prod...

Arshavin Scores Four Goals; Vodka Consumption on the Rise in Moscow

ReadRussia | ReadRussia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Russian soccer player Andrei Arshavin, who is playing for London's Arsenal this season, scored four goals in a game against Liverpool (the game ended ...