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Pain, tears & friendship: Behind-the-scenes look as Medvedeva & Zagitova bid for gold (VIDEO)

As Russian figure skating stars Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva face off for Olympic gold, RT follows the trials and tribulations the pair have experienced together, as well as their enduring friendship. Tensions often run high on the rink, but once off the ice and out of the spotlight, the pair are close friends, giving each other a helping hand ...

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Sanctions & NATO pressure will make Russians look out of ‘deep black hole,’ Biden thinks

Former US Vice President Joseph Biden delivered an impassioned speech which alternated between attacking Russia and praising the US-led world order, while omitting the essence of the ongoing Cold War redux. Biden, a former senator and America’s second-highest official for two terms, took to the podium at the Munich Security Conference (MSC) on Friday evening to deliver a moving speech ...

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‘All look the same’: Australian Olympics commentator criticized over Chinese skier comments

Australian skiing commentator Jacqui Cooper has been widely criticized on social media for comments she made during Channel 7’s coverage of the women’s aerials at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Thursday. Commentating on a jump by Chinese aerial skier Yan Ting, former skiing champion Cooper said: “Very Chinese. They all look the same. They’re very hard to tell who’s who.” The ...

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‘Russians look really good’: WSJ hails Russian athletes’ ‘most stylish’ Olympic uniforms

Even Russia’s detractors will grudgingly concede that Russians are easy on the eye, but the Wall Street Journal has gone further in a story praising Team Russia’s PyeongChang Olympic uniforms. Stories favoring Russia in Western mainstream media have come to be as scarce as hen’s teeth, but the Olympic spirit seems to erode political tensions. On Saturday, the Wall Street ...

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WADA’s controversial informant Rodchenkov changes look for camera, thinks Kremlin is after him

Fugitive anti-doping doctor Grigory Rodchenkov, whose testimony formed the basis of the anti-Russian campaign in sports, wore a bulletproof vest and a disguise for an interview with 60 Minutes. He claims the Kremlin is after him. Rodchenkov, the former head of an anti-doping laboratory in Moscow, fled to the US in 2016, shortly after being accused of covering up for ...

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Echo Look to dole out fashion advice from Vogue and GQ

Amazon’s Echo Look may not be the best-selling device from the Echo lineup of Alexa-powered smart speakers, but those who purchased the camera/smart speaker combo likely have a high interest in fashion, accessorizing, and shopping. That’s why Condé Nast’s Vogue and GQ are now working with Amazon to insert fashion recommendations into the companion app for Echo Look users, some ...

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‘They look too poor to wear that’: Dutch police to ‘undress’ youths wearing clothes deemed fancy

Rotterdam police are targeting youths wearing outfits that appear too fancy for them to afford, local media report. Authorities say the controversial practice will help reduce crime in the Dutch port city. Rotterdam police will soon deploy officers specifically trained to recognize people whose clothes don’t seem to match their purported income, De Telegraaf newspaper reported. Local police say the ...

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Facebook agrees to take a deeper look into Russian Brexit meddling

Facebook has said it will conduct a wider investigation into whether there was Russian meddling on its platform relating to the 2016 Brexit referendum vote in the UK. Yesterday its UK policy director Simon Milner wrote to a parliamentary committee that’s been conducting a wide-ranging enquiry into fake news — and whose chair has been witheringly critical of Facebook and ...

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Facebook agrees to take a deeper look into Russian Brexit meddling

Facebook has said it will conduct a wider investigation into whether there was Russian meddling on its platform relating to the 2016 Brexit referendum vote in the UK. Yesterday its UK policy director Simon Milner wrote to a parliamentary committee that’s been conducting a wide-ranging enquiry into fake news — and whose chair has been witheringly critical of Facebook and ...

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#ICYMI launches with a look at London’s new US Embassy that Donald Trump just hates (VIDEO)

Donald Trump has decided he just doesn’t like the newly built US Embassy in London very much. He’s canceled a planned trip to Britain in February, during which he was expected to officially open the huge cube-shaped building. Of course, the decision to axe the visit has nothing to do with the hundreds of thousands of people who were expected ...

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