The aim of this article is to study an influence of various cultural festivals in St. Petersburg on development of the creative industries in the city. The definition of prospects of the development of culture of «Russia’s Northern Capital» demands the analysis of an existing scientific and administrative discourse concerning interaction in a city on Neva the rich cultural heritage and new creative industries. The situation of St. Petersburg as а large European cultural center and one of the important cities of the Russian Federation allows to define prospects of its development as «creative city». It includes also the analysis of cultural, social and economic consequences of the development of festival movement.
The article discusses the concept of the creative city and its application in Russian cities. On the examples of Obvodny Kanal area and New Holland Island in St. Pe- tersburg the possible consequences of the creative spaces development are analyzed: social segregation, elitism and the increasing importance of the cultural consump- tion as a segregational practice.
In this paper we consider a modification of the method of conjugate interactions for solution of the problem descriptions of human motor function.
The article analyzes the different approaches to measure and to estimate knowledge-intensive services in international trade. The author presents an approach for the classification of knowledge-intensive services to analyze the effectiveness of trade policy measures to protect the economic interests of the Russian innovative business in the global market. It describes the dynamics, structure and geography of export-import operations of Russian knowledge-intensive services.