July 7th, 2006 - Russian Vodka for G8 Leaders

In the ongoing debate over whether Russia deserves a place in the Group of Eight, the Kremlin has focused on what Russia can bring to the table: resource riches, fiscal health and experience fighting terrorism. 

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June 30th, 2006 - The Largest Postcard in The World Was Delivered to the City

With nearly 200 stamps on it, a giant 15-meter-long postcard designed by non-conformist artistic group Mitki looks set to become part of the Guinness Book of Records. The card was written last Friday at the Peter and Paul’s Fortress and has been delivered to the Alexander Popov Communications Museum this week to join its permanent display. 

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June 27th, 2006 - The city welcomes Angels

Foreign tourists visiting St. Petersburg may now have less trouble on the streets when an “Angels Service” begins to patrol the city on Wednesday, June 28th, according to City Hall. 

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June 20th, 2006 - Protesters Prepare For Demos At G8 Summit

Flashmobs, demonstrations, tram excursions and not more than 2,000 participants comprise the bulk of what Russia’s antiglobalists are planning for the Second Russian Social Forum, a protest event timed to coincide with the forthcoming G8 meeting in St. Petersburg in July. 

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June 13th, 2006 - Citizens are still unsure about the ‘Russia Day’

As the country celebrated Russia Day on Monday with its citizens enjoying an extra day-off, only 23 percent of the people were able to correctly identify the holiday, according to a poll organized by the Moscow-based Yury Levada Analytical Center this week. 

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June 2nd, 2006 - State Seeks Vodka Factory

State-owned vodka brands manager Soyuzplodoimport is shopping around for a liquor factory, the company said Wednesday. 

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