St. Petersburg

  • August 9, 2016  

    Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in St. Petersburg Tuesday, a step toward mending ties ruptured last year when Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near Syria’s border. Judy Woodruff discusses the turmoil in Turkey with Kemal Kirişci of the Brookings Institution and Henri Barkey of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Continue reading

  • August 15, 2015  

    This week, an investigation of five Florida elementary schools in low-income, predominantly black neighborhoods of St. Petersburg labeled the schools ‘failure factories,’ partially blaming racial re-segregation over the past eight years. Tampa Bay Times reporter Michael LaForgia joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss. Continue reading

  • September 5, 2013  

    President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladmir Putin met and shook hands at the G-20 summit in St. Petersburg, putting tension between the two nations over Syria in the spotlight. Jeffrey Brown reports on the status of U.S.-Russian diplomacy plus how lawmakers are grappling with the possibility of military action in Syria. Continue reading

  • January 24, 2012  

    Six weeks before a presidential election in Russia, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is off and running, attempting a return to another presidential stint — despite growing anti-Putin demonstrations across the country. Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News reports on the efforts of three revolutionary organizations. Continue reading