Europe's third largest city, St Petersburg is 300 years old. With the permission of the President Vladimir Putin, numerous restorations took place in the former capital.
It possible to see the results of this improvement, especially in the streets of the city and in the shopping centers. St. Petersburg was founded by Tsar Peter I of Russia in1703. The Revolution which began in Saint Petersburg, fascist occupation and repressions of Stalin left marks on the capital of the Russian Empire.
Saint Petersburg, located on the Neva River, is a city of outstanding architecture. But all these masterpieces need restoration really badly.
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