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2018 World Cup

Construction site of World Cup stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, accused of violating air quality rules - AP

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Russia

2 sets of S-400 air defense missile systems to be deployed in Leningrad region, Russian Defense Ministry says - Interfax

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Bay Vista Park, St. Petersburg, FL, US

#BREAKING: St. Petersburg Police investigating double shooting at Bay Vista Park, Fla. https://t.co/fKKgvzuWrf - @PatchBreaking

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Russia

Update: Investigator says 4 suspected North Caucasus militants were killed in St. Petersburg, Russia, apartment raids - RT

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St. Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia

Russian special forces troops killed 2 militants in St. Petersburg during special operations - RIA News Agency

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St. Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia

Photo: Explosions and gunfire reported in St. Petersburg, Russia, during anti-terror raid - @AmichaiStein1

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Russia-Turkey relations

Photo: Turkish President Erdogan, Russian President Putin speak at a joint news conference in St. Petersburg - RT

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2018 World Cup

Russian sports minister: St. Petersburg authorities to choose new construction contractor of soccer stadium for 2017 Confederations Cup and 2018 World Cup stadium - TASS

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Russia-Turkey relations

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdoğan will travel to Saint Petersburg August 9 to improve Russia-Turkey relations following downing of Russian jet - Reuters

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politics

Russian President Vladamir Putin, at economic forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, says European Union remains key trade partner, but must accommodate wishes of business - Reuters

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St. Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia

Photo: Water main break floods square in St. Petersburg, Russia - @baltikafm

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Russia

Kremlin confirms Putin will meet with European Commission President Juncker at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum - Interfax

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Russia

Russia says no charges following raids on alleged members of doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo; independent media outlet says suspects were 'yoga lovers' - Slon

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Russia

Residences tied to Japanese doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo raided in St. Petersburg, Moscow, says Russian interior ministry - AP

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Italy

Italian Prime Minister Renzi may come to Russia for Saint Petersburg Economic Forum, Russian Information Agency reports - Reuters

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St. Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia

Photo: Bridge tower fire in St. Petersburg, Russia - @Prote

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Russia

Report: 1 dead, 3 injured following explosion at a shipyard in St. Petersburg, Russia - @Tvrain

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St. Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia

#BREAKING: 16-year-old dies after shooting on Langdon Ave S. in St. Petersburg. More details to come. https://t.co/PyDogGEfPu - @FOX13News

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St. Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia

Photo: Smoke from a fire at the Naval Museum in downtown St. Petersburg, Russia - @life78spb

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St. Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia

Naval Museum in downtown St. Petersburg, Russia, catches fire - @ITARTASSnews_en

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