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Russia: PM Medvedev marks founding of St. Petersburg00:51

Russia: PM Medvedev marks founding of St. Petersburg

Russian Federation, St. Petersburg
May 27, 2015 at 05:15 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev visited his hometown of St. Petersburg on Wednesday to take part in celebrations marking the foundation of the city.

Medvedev placed flowers at the 'Bronze Horseman,' a statue of Tsar Peter (aka 'Peter the Great'), who ordered the creation of Russia's so-called 'capital of the North.'

The Russian PM is also expected to take part in the 'International Legal Forum' at St. Petersburg State University, known as the Leningrad State University at the time of Medvedev's graduation. The ILS started earlier in the day and will run until Saturday.

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev visited his hometown of St. Petersburg on Wednesday to take part in celebrations marking the foundation of the city.

Medvedev placed flowers at the 'Bronze Horseman,' a statue of Tsar Peter (aka 'Peter the Great'), who ordered the creation of Russia's so-called 'capital of the North.'

The Russian PM is also expected to take part in the 'International Legal Forum' at St. Petersburg State University, known as the Leningrad State University at the time of Medvedev's graduation. The ILS started earlier in the day and will run until Saturday.

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