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Newly discovered mineral petrovite could revolutionize batteries

Russian scientists discover a new mineral in the volcanic area of Kamchatka in the country's far east.The mineral dubbed "petrovite" can be utilized to power sodium-ion batteries.Batteries based on salt would be cheaper to produce than lithium-ion batteries. Researchers from St. Petersburg University in Russia found a beautiful new mineral species called "petrovite," created in the volcanos of the remote region of Kamchatka in the country's far east.The research team that found petrovite was he...
Tags: Travel, Energy, Technology, Russia, Discovery, University, Chemistry, Geology, Innovation, St Petersburg, Kamchatka, Peter, Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg University, Filatov, Far Eastern Branch

Officials investigating whether banned Bahram Hojreh played in Florida tournament

At least two complaints have been filed with the U.S. Center for SafeSport about banned Orange County water polo coach Bahram Hojreh’s presence and possible participation in a Florida tournament last weekend, the Orange County Register has learned. The sponsors of the tournament are also investigating whether Hojreh played in a master’s division at the event despite being banned for life by the U.S. Center for SafeSport following his 2018 arrest on multiple counts of sexual abuse. The U.S. Cente...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, News, California, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Olympics, Miami, Orange County, St Petersburg, Orange County Register, Irvine, Orange County Superior Court, La Palma, Long Beach State

Producing Artistic Director – American Stage Theatre Company

American Stage Theatre Company (American Stage) is looking for an ambitious and entrepreneurial minded visionary to lead all aspects of operations and programming for this highly respected cultural bedrock of the St. Petersburg, Florida community. The Producing Artistic Director is the chief executive reporting directly to American Stage’s Board of Trustees and is responsible for ensuring that the company has the required capacity to execute an exciting annual plan of theatrical programs that re...
Tags: Art, Florida, Jobs, St Petersburg, Wilson, Board, Tampa Bay, Board of Trustees, St Petersburg College, St Petersburg Florida, Strategic Advisory Board, SPT, Management Consultants for the Arts, COVID, BIPOC, American Stage Theatre Company

Tropical Storm Eta still troubles South Florida as it prepares to crash into Gulf Coast

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — South Florida is still feeling the effects of its brush with Tropical Storm Eta, even as the storm threatens the Gulf Coast. In fact, most of the peninsula could be affected by the storm's 70 mph winds, just 4 mph below hurricane status. Eta was just 45 miles west of St. Petersburg and 55 miles west of Tampa at 7 p.m. Eastern time, and was moving north at 12 mph, ...
Tags: News, Gulf Coast, Tampa, St Petersburg, Eta, South Florida, Fort Lauderdale Fla, Tropical Storm Eta

Tropical Storm Eta Public Advisory Number 47

Issued at 1000 PM EST Wed Nov 11 2020 000 WTNT34 KNHC 120245 TCPAT4 BULLETIN Tropical Storm Eta Advisory Number 47 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL292020 1000 PM EST Wed Nov 11 2020 ...ETA CONTINUES TO BRING HEAVY RAINS AND STRONG WINDS TO PORTIONS OF WEST-CENTRAL FLORIDA... SUMMARY OF 1000 PM EST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...28.3N 83.4W ABOUT 55 MI...90 KM NW OF ST. PETERSBURG FLORIDA ABOUT 60 MI...95 KM WNW OF TA...
Tags: Weather, Florida, National Weather Service, West, Atlantic, Miami, North, Gulf Coast, Air Force, Cuba, Nws, St Petersburg, Eta, South Florida, Tampa Bay, North Florida

Tropical Storm Eta Public Advisory Number 46A

Issued at 700 PM EST Wed Nov 11 2020 000 WTNT34 KNHC 112357 TCPAT4 BULLETIN Tropical Storm Eta Intermediate Advisory Number 46A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL292020 700 PM EST Wed Nov 11 2020 ...ETA CONTINUES TO PRODUCE HEAVY RAINS AND STRONG WINDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF WEST-CENTRAL FLORIDA... SUMMARY OF 700 PM EST...0000 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...27.9N 83.4W ABOUT 45 MI...70 KM W OF ST. PETERSBURG FLORIDA ABOUT 55 MI...9...
Tags: Weather, Florida, National Weather Service, West, Atlantic, Miami, North, Gulf Coast, Air Force, Cuba, St Petersburg, Eta, Venice Beach, South Florida, Tampa Bay, St Petersburg Florida

Tropical Storm Eta Public Advisory Number 46

Issued at 400 PM EST Wed Nov 11 2020 000 WTNT34 KNHC 112045 TCPAT4 BULLETIN Tropical Storm Eta Advisory Number 46 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL292020 400 PM EST Wed Nov 11 2020 ...AIR FORCE RESERVE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT FINDS THAT ETA HAS CHANGED LITTLE THIS AFTERNOON... ...HEAVY RAINS AND TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WIND GUSTS CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF WEST-CENTRAL FLORIDA... SUMMARY OF 400 PM EST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------...
Tags: Weather, Florida, National Weather Service, West, Atlantic, Noaa, Miami, North, Gulf Coast, Cuba, Nws, St Petersburg, Eta, South Florida, Tampa Bay, North Florida

Eta regains hurricane strength as Florida prepares for hit

By CURT ANDERSON and FREIDA FRISARO | Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Eta regained hurricane strength Wednesday morning as Florida braced for a second hit from the storm along the Gulf of Mexico coast near the heavily-populated Tampa Bay region. The storm’s maximum sustained winds increased to around 75 mph (120 kph) off Florida’s southwest coast as it moved northward. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami issued a hurricane watch for a 120-mile (193-kilometer) stretch th...
Tags: Weather, Florida, News, Mexico, Sport, World news, Ap, Atlantic, Soccer, Noaa, Miami, Associated Press, Nicaragua, Cuba, Gulf of Mexico, Central America

Viagra: Heroes of the Night

It doesn‘t take an expert to see what an erect drawbridge looks like. But to dig the idea deeper and map it to the brand and the audience one needs to think with his upper head. St. Petersburg bridges go up above the city every night eight months a year. And age is no disqualification for any one of them. The same stone-tough, concrete-hard wonder Viagra does to men too mature of age. There are some counter-indications...
Tags: Advertising, St Petersburg

As US tries to close 'icebreaker gap' with Russia, its only working icebreaker is making a rare trip north

The Coast Guard cutter Polar Star breaks ice in McMurdo Sound near Antarctica, January 10, 2018. US Coast Guard/Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen. A fire in August left the US with one operational icebreaker, which the Coast Guard said in October would head to the Arctic this winter to protect "security in the region." The US is scrambling to expand that icebreaker fleet, as are a number of other countries, including Russia, who all see potential economic benefits in the increasingly accessib...
Tags: Putin, Vladimir Putin, Australia, China, Russia, US, International, Trends, Canada, Arctic, Antarctica, Moscow, Seattle, Donald Trump, Icebreaker, St Petersburg

What Russian students want to know about US politics, and why American race relations make no sense to them

Dmitry Medvedev, Russia's then-president, with ninth grade students at a high school in Cheboksary, the capital of the Chuvash Republic, February 27, 2012. Reuters The 2020 election is giving many Americans a crash course in US politics and civics. The rest of the world is watching closely too. In Russia, confusion about US politics goes far beyond how the electoral college works, according to Ivan Kurilla, a political science professor in St. Petersburg. Visit Business Insider's homep...
Tags: Politics, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, America, Trends, World, United States, US politics, Kremlin, Biden, Race Relations, Donald Trump, St Petersburg, Trump

Alexander: Maybe the way the Dodgers won was poetic justice

Maybe this is how it had to happen. Maybe, after all of those years of pitching changes that didn’t work, home runs that crushed dreams and endless ammunition for second-guessers, the Dodgers would finally win a championship because of the other manager’s unforced error. Those who follow the Tampa Bay Rays, whether they actually attend games in St. Petersburg or not, will be arguing and bemoaning and hashing over this moment for a good long time to come: Rays manager Kevin Cash coming to the mou...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Fox, Soccer, Mlb, StatCast, Rays, Los Angeles Dodgers, St Petersburg, Texas Rangers, Tampa Bay Rays, World Series, Alexander, DAVE ROBERTS, Roberts, Dodgers

McLaughlin upbeat despite crash on IndyCar debut

Reigning Australian Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin says his IndyCar debut was "awesome" despite crashing out of the St Petersburg season finale
Tags: Sport, St Petersburg, Indycar, McLaughlin, Scott McLaughlin, Autosport

St Petersburg IndyCar: Newgarden wins as Dixon claims sixth title

Scott Dixon clinched his sixth IndyCar championship in a thrilling final race of the season at St Petersburg, which was won by Dixon's main title rival Josef Newgarden
Tags: Sport, St Petersburg, Indycar, Dixon, Scott Dixon, Newgarden, Autosport

Newgarden won't moderate approach for IndyCar title decider

Josef Newgarden says he has not changed his approach to the IndyCar finale at St Petersburg, despite needing to win to have any chance of denying Scott Dixon the title
Tags: Sport, St Petersburg, Indycar, Scott Dixon, Newgarden, Josef Newgarden, Autosport

Power willing to give up St Pete Indycar win to help Newgarden

Will Power says that he's willing to give up a victory in the IndyCar Series finale at St. Petersburg to help title-challenging team-mate Josef Newgarden if the situation arises
Tags: Sport, St Petersburg, Indycar, Will Power, Newgarden, Josef Newgarden, Autosport, St Pete Indycar

St Petersburg Indycar: Power takes pole as title chasers struggle

Will Power topped the final qualifying session of the 2020 IndyCar season at St Petersburg, where title contenders Josef Newgarden and Scott Dixon will start from eighth and 11th respectively
Tags: Sport, St Petersburg, Indycar, Scott Dixon, Josef Newgarden, Autosport

St Petersburg Indycar: Herta tops practice, rookie McLaughlin impresses

Colton Herta headed an Andretti Autosport 1-2 in opening practice for the IndyCar season finale on the streets of St Petersburg as Scott McLaughlin impressed on his series debut
Tags: Sport, St Petersburg, Indycar, McLaughlin, Herta, Colton Herta, Scott McLaughlin, Andretti Autosport, Autosport, St Petersburg IndyCar

Russia has a secret chemical weapons program, and its scientists have been in contact with suspected Russian assassins, investigation says

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting of the State Council at the Kremlin in Moscow, April 21, 2014. Putin said on Monday he had signed a decree rehabilitating Crimea's Tatars and other ethnic minorities, who suffered under Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. REUTERS/Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti/Kremlin A year-long investigation by Bellingcat conducted in partnership with international media outlets concluded that Russia is operating a clandestine Novichok program. Novichok is ...
Tags: Europe, UK, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, US, International, Trends, European Union, Afghanistan, Taliban, Crimea, Moscow, Gru

Finland is the 'most sustainable' country, say expats

How 'green' is life in your work country?That's the question InterNations asked its network of expats.The United States ended 30th out of 60 countries. InterNations, the world's largest expat network, has delivered a global ranking with a twist. For the first time, it's asked its members to rate the environmental and sustainability qualities of their work countries. The best country for a sustainable life abroad: Finland. The worst: India. The U.S. lands exactly in the middle, at #30.The ranki...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Europe, Maps, UK, London, Sweden, Greece, Indonesia, Australia, France, China, Germany, Russia, Singapore, India

Inside Putin’s Mysterious Purge of Top FSB Official General Sergei Smirnov

MOSCOW—President Vladimir Putin vowed on Thursday he would not be swayed by Western pressure over the poisoning of his most prominent domestic critic, Alexei Navalny.Nonetheless, a reported mysterious shakeup in a Russian intelligence agency, and other comments by Putin, suggest the Kremlin has been forced to at least try to demonstrate distance between the president and those who might be behind Navalny’s poisoning with the military nerve agent Novichok.Speaking in front of Russian businessmen,...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, Berlin, Moscow, Siberia, Ussr, Kremlin, The Daily Beast, Alexei Navalny, St Petersburg, Boris Nemtsov, Fsb, Alexander Litvinenko

Trump Campaign Denies Hiring Armed Guards Who Stood Outside FL Polling Site

The Trump campaign denied hiring two people who were dressed as armed security guards outside of an early voting location in St. Petersburg, Florida and claimed to be affiliated with the President’s re-election campaign. In a video interview with WFLA on Wednesday, Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Julie Marcus said that Sheriff Bob Gualtieri told her that the two people who set up a tent outside of an early voting site in downtown St. Petersburg said that they worked for a licensed secur...
Tags: Florida, News, St Petersburg, Marcus, Trump, McDonald, WFLA, Bob Gualtieri, St Petersburg Florida, Gualtieri, Trump Campaign, 2020 Election, Summer Concepcion, Thea McDonald, Julie Marcus

Armed men outside St. Petersburg polling place said Trump campaign hired them

Men "dressed as armed security guards" who lurked outside a polling place in St. Peterburg, Florida, were not hired or directed by the Trump campaign, according to a spokesperson for it.WLFA 8 news reports that the men claimed otherwise when deputies spoked to them. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Florida, Politics, News, St Petersburg, Trump, WLFA, Voter Intimidation, St Peterburg Florida

Askew declared fit to race in St Petersburg IndyCar finale with Arrow McLaren SP

Oliver Askew has been given clearance by the IndyCar medical team to return to action for this weekend's season finale in St. Petersburg with Arrow McLaren SP
Tags: Sport, St Petersburg, Indycar, Autosport, Oliver Askew

Russia could exploit its ties with US white nationalist groups to encourage election violence, experts warn

Russian right-wing ultranationalists hold a march in Moscow on November 4, 2009. The sign says "the desire of my blood is a call for action." ALAEXEY SAZONOV/AFP via Getty Images Russia could exploit its influence with white nationalist groups in the US to foment election day violence, terrorism experts have told Business Insider.  In recent years, the Russian Imperial Movement has formed ties with US white nationalists, and spread racist propaganda and conspiracies on social media. The mo...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, News, Sweden, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, California, Russia, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Dhs, Fbi

A Masterpiece for Venice at Gallerie dell'Accademia - First Up: Lorenzo Lotto's Sacred Conversation

Madonna and Child with Saints Catherine and Thomas (Sacred Conversation) by Lorenzo Lotto (1526-28) (Venice, Italy) A Masterpiece for Venice is a new initiative that brings exceptional works of the Venetian Renaissance home from abroad for a limited visit. The first painting to sojourn at the Gallerie dell'Accademia is Lorenzo Lotto's vibrant Madonna and Child with Saints Catherine and Thomas (Sacred Conversation) on loan from the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. The A Masterpiece ...
Tags: Travel, Vienna, Madonna, Jesus, Venice, St Petersburg, Thomas, Venice Italy, Veronese, Intesa Sanpaolo, Gallerie, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Cat Bauer, Saints Catherine, Lorenzo Lotto, La Pietà

A Classic St. Petersburg Wedding with 1920s Style

When it comes to hosting an outdoor St. Petersburg wedding, there are few venues out there that rival the historic Vinoy Renaissance Resort and Golf Club. And when it comes to shooting an outdoor wedding at The Vinoy, photographer Jordan Keenan will tell you there is no shortage of 1920’s charm. From the sweet and intimate ceremony in the tea garden (you have to check out the dreamy aerial shots), to the string lit, chandelier draped dance floor, this celebration was coated in classic elegance. ...
Tags: Florida, US, Wedding, Blue, Classic, St Petersburg, White, Tampa Bay, Light Blue, Real Weddings, Off White, MEMBER FEATURES, The Vinoy, Vinoy Renaissance Resort and Golf Club, Jordan Keenan, Kimberly Hensley

America's increasingly busy bombers are sending a nuclear message to Russia and China

US Air Force airmen prepare a US Air Force B-52H for take off during Bomber Task Force Europe 20-1, at RAF Fairford, England, October 23, 2019. US Air Force/Airman 1st Class Duncan C. Bevan The US bomber fleet has been increasingly active, flying closer and closer to sensitive areas over Europe and the Pacific. Those flights are meant to show Moscow and Beijing what the US is capable of, but increasingly provocative flights come with higher risks, writes Michael T. Klare, professor emeritu...
Tags: Europe, England, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Navy, Washington, China, Russia, Defense, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Department Of Defense, Syria, Taiwan

Researchers provide unique experiment for creating artificial tissue-engineered vascular graft

Researchers from St. Petersburg provided a unique experiment. They implanted a polymer scaffold as a vascular prosthesis into the rat abdominal aorta and monitored the process of its bioresobtion for 16 months. An artificial vessel was formed where the scaffold was located.
Tags: Health, St Petersburg

HSE University researcher develops global HIV prevention index for drug users

St. Petersburg, together with colleagues from Georgia State University (USA) and Tarbiat Modares University (Tehran), have developed the HIV-PWID Policy Index (HPPI)--an international policy index for HIV prevention among people who inject drugs. This is the first major tool for assessing and comparing the extent to which HIV/AIDS prevention policies among PWID have been developed in 105 countries.
Tags: Science, Tehran, St Petersburg, HSE University, Georgia State University USA, Tarbiat Modares University