Thursday, 1st June 2023

Russian police arrest suspect in St. Petersburg blast case

Police have detained a suspect in connection with the blast that killed a leading war blogger in a cafe on Sunday.


19 Dec 2016
Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov says Russian special forces have shot dead seven militants during a special operation on the edge of Grozny.
1 Feb 2017
Defender Branislav Ivanovic elects to leave Chelsea for Russia before his contract expires
28 Feb 2017
FIFA says it is confident that the vibrating pitch at St Petersburg's Zenit Arena stadium will be fixed in time for the Confederations Cup in June.
6 Apr 2017
Pope Francis says his thoughts are with all the people suffering after the deadly metro bombing in St. Petersburg.
13 Jun 2017
Police detain Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny as he tried to leave his home to attend an anti-government protest in Moscow on Monday.
10 Aug 2017
French police say the suspect behind an attack on soldiers in the Parisian suburb of Levallois-Perret has been arrested.
28 Jan 2018
Russian police wrestled opposition leader Alexei Navalny into a patrol wagon on Sunday, moments after he appeared at a rally to urge voters to boycott what he said would be a rigged presidential election in March.
1 Apr 2018
The American flag was removed from the U.S. consulate building in St Petersburg on Saturday evening (March 31). Earlier in the day men could be seen carrying bags and boxes out of the building and loading them into a truck. Moscow ordered the closure of U.S. consulate in St Petersburg and the expulsion of 60 U.S. diplomats on Thursday (March 29).
14 Jul 2019
Following a deadly fire on a Russian nuclear submarine, Russian authorities laid the bodies of 14 naval officers to rest in St. Petersburg. The Kremlin has stayed tight-lipped over the incident.
11 Dec 2019
A Russian court has sentenced 11 people to jail for their roles in a 2017 terror attack. A bomb on a metro train killed 15 people while a second device was discovered before it exploded.
27 Aug 2020
Police in Siberia say they have launched a preliminary investigation, following findings that Navalny may have been poisoned. German Chancellor Merkel had earlier called on the Kremlin to "urgently" look into the matter.
26 Dec 2020
Lyubov Sobol, like Navalny, has been a strong critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Video footage has emerged of Moscow police trying to enter her apartment before detaining her.