Speaking at the presentation of the new www.300online.ru website, Sergei Yasrzhembsky, an aide to President Putin, said, 'We hope this new website will be helpful reaching foreign audiences'. Mr. Yastrzhembsky informed that the English, German, and French versions of the website would be opened soon.
Sergei Tarasov, the Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, said, 'One of the objectives of the new website is to open our city to the world and show it just the way it is'.
The principal goal of the opening of the new www.300online.ru website is to present St. Petersburg as an international business centre and the cultural capital of Russia. Also, the site is to become St. Petersburg's portal featuring news and analytical materials pertaining to the life of the city.