Looking for St Petersburg news or stories? Want to read the latest headlines about Russia's Northern Capital? If so, you've come to the right place.
St. Petersburg has a very limited numbers of English-language publications of varying quality. The best-known was the weekly St. Petersburg Times, which was combining local, international and business news with comment and a very good arts section.
Unfortunately, it has closed down some time ago! So now to get some local news there is only one option in English, which we think is a good one, and it is the new Prospekt Magazine.
However, there are also other interesting and reputable English online magazines covering Russian news to check out.
See our list below!
We don't know about you, but usually before traveling to a new destination we love to give a glance at the current local news to get an idea of what's going there. Certainly, this might not be common practice for everyone, but maybe among you, there is someone who out of curiosity or simply because is going to travel to St Petesburg, is looking for fresh news or recent stories about the city.
So, if that applies to you, stop searching for news in Google! On this page you'll find everything you need to know to stay updated with the current St Petersburg News, and more in general with Russia.
To help you we made a list of what we think are the top leading newspapers, which also publish a substantial part of their articles on the Internet, and added specific Feed RSS News related to St Petersburg and Russia from several online resources.
Enjoy your reading!
Prospekt Magazine is currently the only online magazine in English about Saint Petersburg. It covers local news and stories, as well as it offers personal insights and recommendations about the Imperial city – from its cultural and art scene to politics and everyday life. Founded in 2014 by the joint of a bunch of international journalists living in St Petersburg, Prospekt Magazine is a new interesting online magazine that can be a useful resource for anyone living or traveling in St Petersburg, Russia.
Sponsored by the Rossiyskaya Gazeta (the Russian government’s official newspaper), the Russia Beyond the Headlines (RBTH) is another good English newspaper that you can find both online or on paper. It is a multilingual news and information resource that offers news, comment, opinion and analysis on culture, politics, business, science, and public life in Russia.
Perhaps, you've already heard about the Metro World News, but if you haven't, this is an international central content resource that offers a variety of news, entertainment, style and health information from around the wold, including St Petersburg Russia. You can find a printed version of Metro News for free at any Saint Petersburg Metro station or see a Russian version of it online. To help you read the online version use Google Translator.
Find out the latest news about St Petersburg and/or Russia in general from Google News: a free news aggregator provided and operated by Google, selecting up-to-date news from thousands of publications.
Read the hottest stories and questions about St Petersburg Russia from REDDIT: a social networking service and news website where registered community members can submit content, such as text posts or direct links.
Founded by the Russian government, Russia Today, also known as RT, is the first Russian 24/7 English-language news channel which brings the Russian view on global news. Based in Moscow, it presents around-the-clock news bulletins, documentaries, talk shows, debates, sports news, and cultural programs about Russia. RT operates as a multilingual service with conventional channels in three languages: English, Arabic, and Spanish. Russia Today is for those who want to get an alternative perspective on current affairs in Russia and in the world, but with a Russian viewpoints on major global events.
If you're looking for more Russian news and information on politics, sports, entertainments, jobs, education, tourism, lifestyle, travel, real estate, business, etc, then take also a look at the list of Russian newspapers below.