Tag: St. Petersburg

An investigator speaks on the phone inside a supermarket after an explosion in St.Petersburg on Wednesday. (Dmitri Lovetsky/AP)

Ten Hospitalized by Supermarket Bombing in Russia

An explosive device described by Russian media as containing about seven ounces of TNT detonated at a supermarket in St. Petersburg on Wednesday, injuring at least ten people. One of the victims is said to be in critical condition.

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St. Petersburg Bomber Deported From Turkey in 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish security official says the suicide bomber accused of the deadly attack on the subway in the Russian city of St. Petersburg was deported from Turkey in 2016.

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Home of St. Petersburg Terrorist Searched

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Investigators say they have searched the home of the suspected suicide bomber behind Monday’s deadly explosion on the St. Petersburg subway.

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Saint Petersburg Suicide Bomber Tied to Radical Islamists

The suspected perpetrator of a suicide bombing in a St Petersburg subway station Monday had ties to radical Islamist groups, according to the Russian news agency Interfax. The Interfax report drew on a law enforcement source who also said that

State Dept. Complains Russia Slipped Date-Rape Drugs to U.S. Diplomats

State Dept. Complains Russia Slipped Date-Rape Drugs to U.S. Diplomats

The U.S. State Department has filed a complaint with the Kremlin, alleging that two American diplomats, a man and a woman, were given date-rape drugs at a U.N. convention in St. Petersburg last November. It was, ironically, an anti-corruption convention.

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St. Pete Mayor Bars Donald Trump after Muslim Ban Proposal

St. Petersburg, Florida Mayor Rick Kriseman says GOP frontrunner Donald Trump is banned from that city because of his proposal for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.”

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Russians Hold Gay Flashmobs, Authorities Arrest 17

Russian police arrested seventeen people at a gay flashmob in Moscow, according to reports. The group descended upon the square to celebrate International Day Against Homophobia.