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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Pizza for Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG () -- The first Pizza Hut in St. Petersburg opens Tuesday, bringing deep-dish cheese-laden American pies to the heart of Russia's second city.

Business Development International Inc., an American company headquartered in Secaucus, New Jersey that specializes in franchising in Eastern Europe, is behind the venture, in collaboration with Petersburg Telephone System.

The full-service restaurant and slice bar, located at 71/16 Moika Naberezhnaya, on the banks of the river Moika, seats more than 200 people.