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Western city with a Russian soul

Western city with a Russian soul

Saint Petersburg

Tsar Peter the Great established Saint Petersburg In 1703. Fascinated by Western Europe his aim was to make the city a ‘Window to the West’. According to Anastassia Zlatopolskaia, the Tsar succeeded. She describes Saint Petersburg is a Western city with a Russian soul.

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Anastassia Zlatopolskaia

Anastassia Zlatopolskaia was born in Saint Petersburg in 1981 when the city was still known as Leningrad. After studying photography here, she left Russia to live in countries such as Turkey, the US, France and Finland. For the past seven years she has worked as a director at a local TV station in Saint Petersburg. “This is where my heart lies,” Anastassia explains.

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