FC Zenit from Saint-Petersburg, Russia draw with FC CSKA from Moscow, Russia 1-1 in a Russian Football Premier League match at Petrovsky Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia. The match was held without fans and spectators because of penalties.
Cagliari president Massimo Cellino has put an 18 million euro price tag on highly-rated midfielder Radja Nainggolan. The 24-year-old has been strongly linked with a move to Serie A champions Juventus. Images taken in April 2012.
DMTX. A new 5-year technical sponsorship contract between Nike and FC Zenit was announced and new matchday kit was presented at Stieglitz Artistic and Industrial Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia. 15/02/2010
Boris Strugatsky died on Monday Nov. 19, 2012, in a St. Petersburg hospital at age 79. Boris Strugatsky worked in collaboration with his older brother, Arkady, who died in 1991. They are best known in the West for their novel "Roadside Picnic".
SKA St. Petersburg beats Vityaz 4-3 in the Kontinental Hockey League, which is the international professional ice hockey league in Eurasia founded in 2008. It is considered to be the strongest ice hockey league in Europe.
First Festival Fly Station at Petropalovskaya castle. The Fly Station is the most spectacular discipline of skydiving. Athletes of this sport demonstrate extreme control of a parachute at a speed of more than 30 meters per second.
The remains of over 800 soldiers killed in heavy battles during World War II near Leningrad, now St. Petersburg, in 1942-1944, were buried during a ceremony in Sinyavino on the eve of Victory Day, celebrated in Russia on May 9.
Russians and supporters gathered in front of the Russian Consulate in New York City to protest what is believed to be widespread election fraud in the December 4th Parliamentary Elections. New York, USA. 10th December 2011
Racing fans erected a shrine at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Monday to honour British born IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon who was killed in a 15-car crash during the Las Vegas 300 race. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 17th October 2011
Russia U-21 beats Latvia U-21 2-1 in UEFA U21 Championship qualifying round. Both goals of Russia U-21 were scored by Artem Dzyuba, while Latvia U-21 replied with the goal from the spot by Daniils Turkovs. St. Petersburg, Russia. 11/08/2010
First-half goals from Roman Shirokov and Aleksandr Kerzhakov were not enough to salvage a quarter-final place for the Russian champions as Twente won 3-2 on aggregate in this UEFA Europa League round of 16 match. St. Petersburg, Russia.
FC Zenit (Russia) beat BSC Young Boys (Swizerland) 3-1 in UEFA Europa League Round of 32 second leg match and 4-3 on aggregate. The hosts came from 1-0 down on the night. St. Petersburg, Russia. 24/02/2011
In commemoration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, VZ Gallery is proudly presenting the 'Royal Portraits' collection of original drawings and enamel miniatures by the Russian artist from St Petersburg, Alexei Maximov, at The Ritz hotel.
Russian A-class MIR Tall ship sets record in the first race with fastest average time ever under the tall ships races, with an average speed of 11.292 knots to the Skagen lighthouse, where the finishing line was placed. Aalborg,Denmark. 18/07/2010
FC Zenit (Russia) beat RSC Anderlecht (Belgium) 3-1 in UEFA Europa League Group G match.The hosts won comfortably to maintain their 100% Group G record and leave the visitors facing an uphill struggle to qualify. St. Petersburg, Russia. 01/12/2010