Example sentences for: petersburg

How can you use “petersburg” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As Russia prepared for Friday's controversial, low-key burial of Czar Nicholas II's remains in St. Petersburg, the English-language St. Petersburg Times reported that "as in life, so in death, Nicholas II has served only to divide Russia."

  • Before the opening of the "Palaces of St. Petersburg" exhibition (through Aug. 31), Russian and American artisans painstakingly transformed the Mississippi Arts Pavilion into lavishly appointed rooms adapted from the homes of the czars, fitted out with authentic paintings and furnishings.

  • Indeed, out of a random sample of ten major universities where electronic library catalogs were available via the Internet, only six had subscribed to Nature , and only two to Science . More specialized journals are available only in Moscow and perhaps St. Petersburg.

  • The St. Petersburg Times said that "Yeltsin's problem seems to be that he wants to be remembered as having overseen the first democratic transfer of political power in Russia--but at the same time doesn't want to give up power.

  • Alexei Tikhonov of the Zoological Institute in St. Petersburg denies that the mammoth can be cloned, because during its "preservation in permafrost, dehydration destroyed the chains of DNA.

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