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Johnathan Glisson, top, and Ben Davidson, workers for Clark Sales Display erect the frame of a 48 ft Christmas tree in North Straub Park, St Petersburg, Florida. The tree will have 400 lights and 1,500 ornaments. A ceremony to light the tree will be held on Friday. Read more
Airborne veterans and young cadets march in central St Petersburg, Russia, on Friday, to celebrate Paratroopers’ Day
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A Russian SU-27 combat aircraft performs during the International Maritime Defence Show in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Gay rights activists clasp hands as they march during a traditional May Day rally in St Petersburg, Russia on Wednesday. The poster reads: ‘We demand the abolition of the homophobic law!’