Belarusian factory catches fire in St. Petersburg, Russia
Belarus-MTW (Minsk Tractor Works) factory caught fire in the city of St. Petersburg, Russia, on 5 January. According to the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations, the fire was only contained. Source: website of the City Administration of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation Details: The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations reported that the fire has caused the death of two people.news.yahoo.com
Putin hosts United Arab Emirates leader for economic talks
Russian President Vladimir Putin has hailed a recent decision by OPEC, Russia and other oil producing nations to limit production as key to stabilizing the global energy market, as he met the leader of the United Arab Emirates for talks on fostering economic ties.
Leader of Belarus gifts Putin a tractor for 70th birthday
Russian President Vladimir Putin got an unusual gift for his 70th birthday on Friday: a tractor. As the leaders of several ex-Soviet nations met at the Czarist-era Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus presented Putin with a gift certificate for the vehicle. Lukashenko, an autocratic leader who has ruled the ex-Soviet nation with an iron hand for nearly three decades while cultivating a man of the people image, told reporters he used a model in his garden similar to the one he gifted Putin.news.yahoo.com
Will Hurricane Ian hit Tampa and St. Petersburg? Here’s the latest forecast track
The Tampa Bay area, including St. Petersburg and Clearwater, are under hurricane warnings as Hurricane Ian approaches landfall south of the region near Port Charlotte. The storm is near Category 5 strength and widespread, potentially catastrophic damage is likely in the warning zone. Here's the latest forecast map.sun-sentinel.com
When and where will Hurricane Ian hit Florida? Here’s the updated forecast path
Much of Florida north of Lake Okeechobee, especially Fort Meyers and the Tampa Bay area, is in the forecast cone of uncertainty for Hurricane Ian, which is expected to begin affecting parts of the state in the next 24 hours. Here's the latest forecast map.sun-sentinel.com
Will Hurricane Ian hit Tampa? Here’s the latest forecast track
Much of Florida north of Lake Okeechobee is in the forecast cone of uncertainty for Hurricane Ian and hurricane watches are in effect for a portion of the west coast from north of Englewood to the Anclote River, including Tampa Bay. Here's the latest forecast map.sun-sentinel.com
Will Hurricane Hermine hit Tampa? Here’s the updated forecast track
Much of Florida, including the Tampa Bay area, is in the forecast cone of uncertainty for Hurricane Hermine, which is expected to form out of Tropical Depression Nine in the southern Caribbean Sea. Here's the latest forecast map.sun-sentinel.com
Kazakh businessman tells how Russia has lost ‘friends and well-wishers’ in Kazakhstan
Statements by the Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council, DmitryMedvedev, that Kazakhstan and Georgia could be Russia’s next targets after Ukraine, have seriously undermined trust in Russia among Kazakhstan’s people and politicians.news.yahoo.com
MTP Compressed: VP Harris finds ‘the integrity of democracy’ under threat by election deniers
Vice President Kamala Harris sat down exclusively with Chuck Todd on Meet the Press to talk about the current threats to our democracy, abortion rights, the legitimacy of the Supreme Court, the Justice Department and Donald Trump, and her plans for 2024.news.yahoo.com
St. Petersburg woman has called police more than 11,000 times this year, police say
A St. Petersburg woman who police say has called the agency more than 11,000 times this year has been arrested on a charge of making harassing phone calls, according to court documents. In her arrest warrant, police said the woman “continuously calls and harasses, belittles, swears at, argues with, and demands officers come arrest her.” At one point in early July, she called the St. Petersburg ...news.yahoo.com
US offers $10M reward for Russian election interference info
The State Department has offered a $10 million reward for information about Russian interference in American elections, including a close associate of Russian President Vladimir Putin and a troll farm that officials say fueled a divisive social media campaign in 2016.
After attacks, ‘huge’ police presence at Florida Pride event
Even before a gunman opened fire at an annual LGBTQ Pride festival in Norway, police officials in a Florida city that hosts one of the largest Pride celebrations in the southeast U.S. were gearing up for “all hands on deck” to make sure the three days of festivities went off safely.
Another Russian general killed amid invasion, Russian official says
The governor of St. Petersburg confirmed that another Russian general has been killed amid the invasion of Ukraine, honoring him in a ceremony on Saturday, Russian media reported. The deputy commander of the 8th Army, Maj. Gen. Vladimir Petrovich Frolov, died while fighting against Ukraine, Russian news outlets reported, citing St. Petersburg’s administration’s press service.…news.yahoo.com
Irvin pitches into 7th, A's take 3 of 4 from Rays, 6-3
Cole Irvin pitched into the seventh inning,and the Oakland Athletics beat Tampa Bay 6-3 to take three of four from the Rays, Irvin allowed three runs and five hits in 6 1/3 innings as the rebuilding A’s under new manager Mark Kotsay improved to 4-3.
Protests resume as Russia seeks to quash invasion critics
Protesters took to the streets in Moscow, St. Petersburg and across Russia on Friday to decry the invasion of Ukraine, even as authorities sought to suppress the spreading antiwar sentiment and project an image of strength and righteousness. The largest demonstration erupted in St. Petersburg, where several hundred people spontaneously gathered in the city center, chanting “No to war!” as police in full riot gear detained one protester after another. The OVD-Info rights group that tracks political arrests counted 437 detentions in 26 Russian cities, including 226 in Moscow and 130 in St. Petersburg.news.yahoo.com
U.S. embassy in Moscow urges Americans to avoid crowds, cites "threats of attacks" in major urban areas
The U.S. embassy in Moscow on Sunday issued a security warning regarding possible threats to Americans in Moscow and St. Petersburg.Driving the news: "According to media sources, there have been threats of attacks against shopping centers, railway and metro stations, and other public gathering places in major urban areas, including Moscow and St. Petersburg as well as in areas of heightened tension along the Russian border with Ukraine," according to the alert.Get market news worthy of your timenews.yahoo.com