The majority of St. Petersburg residents (59%) believe that the city's forthcoming 300th anniversary will be a celebration exclusively for the political elite. According to a poll carried out among the city's residents, only 25% think that it will be a celebration for the whole city. A further 12% believe that it will be a celebration for the whole country.
44% of those polled believe that preparations for the jubilee are 'mediocre,' with a further 28% of the opinion that preparations are 'going extremely badly.' Only 23% of the city's residents hold the opposite view.
33% of local residents think that 'too much' money is being spent on the forthcoming jubilee, 23% believe that 'not enough' is being spent, and only 21% believe that the right amount is being spent.
1,000 people took part in the poll, which was carried out on April 11-16.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year