Russian authorities arrested Darya Tryopova, a 26-year-old St. Petersburg resident suspected of involvement in the attack.
Russian news reports said blogger Vladlen Tatarsky was killed in the explosion at the Street Food Bar No. 1 cafe in St. Petersburg.
The hurricane has already wreaked havoc in Cuba, and is set to strengthen before it makes landfall on Florida’s west coast.
Oleg Sokolov reportedly confessed to the murder of former student Anastasia Yeshenko after her body was found in his St Petersburg apartment.
Though she preferred posterity to be her judge, Catherine II acquired the moniker 'Great' during her remarkable 34-year run as empress. Under her watch, Russia became a global superpower and St. Petersburg a sophisticated cultural capital.