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Montevideo, November 14th 2018 - 13:22 UTC

Tag: St Petersburg

  • Thursday, August 23rd 2018 - 08:33 UTC

    First container vessel attempting the melting Arctic sea route north of Russia

    Venta Maersk and carrying 3,600 containers, hopes to reach St Petersburg by late September. That could be up to 14 days faster than the route via the Suez Canal

    Danish vessel setting sail from Vladivostok this week is set to become the first container ship to tackle the Arctic sea route north of Russia. The Venta Maersk, owned by Maersk Line, and carrying 3,600 containers, hopes to reach St Petersburg by late September. That could be up to 14 days faster than the southern route via the Suez Canal.

  • Wednesday, June 27th 2018 - 09:06 UTC

    A gallant Nigeria almost KO Maradona in St Petersburg

    Maradona struggled to walk as he was aided by one man in black and followed by two others as he was led inside a luxury box

    Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona may have gotten a little too excited during a FIFA World Cup match on Tuesday. The 57-year-old collapsed after his home country won 2 to 1 against Nigeria in St. Petersburg, Russia, according to a video posted by the Spanish-language newspaper La Nación.