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Belgium disrespects laws on information access – European Federation of Journalists chief to RT

The head of the largest journalist organization in Europe told RT that Belgium doesn’t respect the basic rules on access to information, blasting nation’s decision to charge the press with ‘security fees’ at the EU events. The Benelux country is under fire for wanting to force local journalists and reporters into paying €50 ($ 60) every six months for mandatory ...

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PM Medvedev announces Crimea’s full integration into Russian Federation

The Crimean Republic has completed integration with Russia’s economy, infrastructure and judiciary, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced while speaking to members of the Sevastopol city government. “We faced an unprecedented task, both in its difficulty and in its scale – we had to integrate the peninsula in the Russian legal, infrastructure and economic fields. Today we can say that the ...

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Wife envy may have been behind Russian curler doping case — Federation chief

Russian Curling Federation chief Dmitry Svishchev has implied the doping scandal surrounding Olympic curling bronze medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky was an “external action” motivated by jealousy of his wife’s good looks. Read more Krushelnitsky claimed mixed doubles bronze at the PyeongChang 2018 Games alongside wife and doubles partner Anastasia Bryzgalova, who gained public attention due to her likeness to actress Angelina ...

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‘Rodchenkov was turned when he worked in Canada’ – Russian Skiing Federation chief Elena Valbe

The president of Russia’s Cross-Country Skiing Federation, Yelena Valbe, thinks that former Moscow Anti-Doping Laboratory head Grigory Rodcehnkov was recruited by foreign special services while working in Canada. Fugitive doctor Rodchenkov, whose testimony formed the basis of the anti-Russian Olympic campaign, has become a hot topic once again with the Winter Games underway in South Korea. Last weekend he was ...

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Israel chess federation demands compensation for Saudi visa ban

Published time: 26 Dec, 2017 17:47 Israel’s chess governing body is seeking compensation from the organizers of an international chess competition in Saudi Arabia after its players were denied visas to participate in the tournament. The King Salman World Chess Championships Blitz & Rapid which runs from December 26 to 30 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, would have united the best ...

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International Ice Hockey Federation speaks out against Russian Olympic ban

Several international sports federations, including the IIHF, have spoken out in support of Russian athletes, calling on the IOC to not impose “collective punishment” when deciding on Russia’s participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics. The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) released a statement on Tuesday urging the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to not punish the entire Russian team for violations ...

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Russian Athletic Federation hopes for 'productive meeting' with IAAF in October

Published time: 23 Oct, 2017 19:32 Russian Athletics Federation (RUSAF) head Dmitry Shlyakhtin has expressed hope that the upcoming meeting with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) working group will be productive. The meeting, which is set for October 30 in Oslo, Norway, will take place with the working group designed to assess the restoration of RUSAF’s international membership. ...

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