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  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: April 16-17, 2022

    It’s time for another installment of our weekly guide to the best events in the city. This week, we have an outdoor celebration, two very different exhibitions, and a market with local goods. Here is all you need to know to have a great weekend.


  • ITMO Recreates Gagarin’s Flight With Telegram Bot

    ITMO programmers have created a Telegram bot that follows every step of Yuri Gagarin’s legendary first space flight, 60 years ago today. Now you can check your spacesuit, talk to famous engineer Sergei Korolev, and look at Earth from space from  your phone.  


  • Top Places To Learn About Space in St. Petersburg

    Today, on April 12, we celebrate Cosmonautics Day and the International Day of Human Space Flight! Russians are very proud of their advances in space exploration, so it comes as no surprise that there are many great locations where you can learn more about our endless and mysterious universe. 


  • What to Do in St. Petersburg on Cosmonautics Day

    Today, on April 12, Russia celebrates Cosmonautics Day. It was on this day in 1961 that Yuri Gagarin became the first human to venture into outer space. In 2011, the United Nations even recognized it as the International Day of Human Space Flight! If you’re fascinated by space travel, our galaxy, and the mysteries of the Universe, today’s your day. Here’s a handy list of places and events to check out on this wonderful holiday and in the coming month: