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In St. Petersburg, relief, anguish and anger after bombing

Sanktpeterburg - Gently placing flowers outside a Saint Petersburg metro station to honour the 14 people killed in Monday's devastating suicide bombing, Ksenia Zashikhina ponders what might have been.

New Dali Museum opens in Florida

Clearwater - The opening of the new Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg/Clearwater begins with a surreal procession of dignitaries and entertainment, starting at the former location and ending at the new one at 11 am with the official ribbon cutting.

Russian Khimki Forest Being Cut Down to Make Room for Motorway

Moscow - Russian environmentalists continue their battle in preventing the destruction of the ancient Khimki Forest Park, where construction of a toll highway commenced on Wednesday.

As she laid sleeping Paris Whitehead-Hamilton was killed Sunday

As she lay sleeping in her bed Paris Whitehead-Hamilton was taken from this world with a bullet shot outside of her home. An eighteen-year-old suspect opened fire piercing the home with more than 50 bullets.

Tent cities of middleclass families mushroom in US, Canada

The US recession began as a crisis of homeowners defaulting on mortgages and now spreads to every part of the economy. Around 650,000 Americans' jobs were lost in February, and unemployment climbed to a 25-year peak of 8.1 per cent.

Dutch find enriched uranium in scrap metal from Russia

The Dutch health ministry has confiscated enriched uranium pieces found in two locked sea-containers from St Petersburg in Russia by a scrap-metal dealer in Dordrecht, near Rotterdam. The International Atomic Energy Commission is probing the origins.

St Petersburg And Its Palaces: A City For All Seasons

The Russian poet Aleksandr Pushkin was a true son of St Petersburg, Russia's second largest city and former capital. "I love you, Peter's creation," he once wrote of his home city. Not everyone always felt the same way.

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One of the dinosaur exhibits in the museum.
One of the dinosaur exhibits in the museum.
One of the plants in the arboretum. This plant was not named
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