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Published: August 6, 2014 (Issue # 1823)

  • Head out to Lakhta for the start of the Russian Open Sailing Championships.
    Photo: St. Petersburg Yacht Club / Gazprom

Tuesday, Aug. 12

Get ready for winter before the summer heat dissipates at Lenexpo’s Fur Trade Fair starting today and running through Aug. 17. Organized by TorgMex, a fur manufacturer that dates back to the Soviet era, numerous items will be made available at significant discounts for those looking forward to colder weather.

Head out to Lakhta, on the Gulf of Finland, to attend the first races of the Russian Open Sailing Championships. The event begins at noon with sailors aged nine to 19 years old competing for the top prize.



Sunday, Oct. 26

Zenit St. Petersburg returns home for the first time in nearly a month as they host Mordovia Saransk in a Russian Premier League game. Currently at the top of the league thanks to their undefeated start to the season, the northern club hopes to extend the gap between them and second-place CSKA Moscow and win the title for the first time in three years. Tickets are available at the stadium box office or on the club’s website.

Monday, Oct. 27

Today marks the end of the art exhibit “Neophobia” at the Erarta Museum. Artists Alexey Semichov and Andrei Kuzmin took a neo-modernist approach to represent the array of fears that are ever-present throughout our lives. Tickets are 200 rubles ($4.90).

Tuesday, Oct. 28

The Domina Prestige St. Petersburg hotel plays host to SPIBA’s Marketing and Communications Committee’s round table discussion on “Government Relations Practices in Russia” this morning. The discussion starts at 9:30 a.m. and participation must be confirmed by Oct. 24.

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