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Russian figure skating sensation Medvedeva to make Euro Championships comeback after leg injury

Russian world figure skating champion Evgenia Medvedeva is set to take part in the pre-Olympic European Championships in Moscow, less than two months after fracturing her leg. The Russian skater has not lost a single competition since November 2015, establishing herself as the strong favorite to clinch the coveted Olympic title at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, which will kick ...

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Democrat report ‘yet another tool to sell Russian collusion delusion’

The US Foreign Relations Committee report on alleged Russian meddling doesn’t reflect the will of the American people or Congress, and merely tries to peddle an anti-Russian narrative, political analyst Charles Ortel told RT. Democrats in the US are calling for radical action against alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Senators on Wednesday published a 206-page report for ...

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WADA informant Rodchenkov to testify at CAS appeal hearings of 42 Russian athletes

Published time: 11 Jan, 2018 14:00 The former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory, Grigory Rodchenkov, will testify at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearings of 42 Russian athletes banned for alleged doping violations, his lawyer has confirmed. “Yes, he will testify but from a distance,” Rodchenkov’s lawyer, Jim Walden, told German media outlet Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, insidethegames ...

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Threat of terrorist drone attacks is real, says Russian military after assault on base in Syria

Published time: 11 Jan, 2018 13:13 Edited time: 11 Jan, 2018 13:43 Terrorists have acquired advanced drone technologies and are now capable of launching attacks all over the world, the Russian Defense Ministry has warned, following an assault on Russian bases in Syria. Read more The threat of terrorists using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for attacks is not an unlikely ...

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Russian man steals armored vehicle, crashes into store window before stealing wine (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 16:50 Edited time: 10 Jan, 2018 16:51 An drunken man in northwest Russia stole an armored vehicle and crashed it into a shop window, wrecking a nearby car. The man reportedly then stole a bottle of wine from the store. The incident took place on Wednesday in the town of Apatity, which is inside the ...

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Russian man steals armored vehicle, crashes into store window before stealing wine (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 16:50 Edited time: 10 Jan, 2018 16:51 An drunken man in northwest Russia stole an armored vehicle and crashed it into a shop window, wrecking a nearby car. The man reportedly then stole a bottle of wine from the store. The incident took place on Wednesday in the town of Apatity, which is inside the ...

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Upward trend in Russian economy continues – Putin

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 14:26 The Russian economy has recovered and is growing, according to President Vladimir Putin. Last year, Russian GDP grew after the recession of 2015 and 2016. “The positive dynamic in the Russian economy goes on. We have a lower than expected budget deficit; our gold and foreign exchange reserves are growing. The Russian economy is ...

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Drone attack on Russian bases in Syria came from Turkish-backed rebels – MoD

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 10:51 The recent drone attack on Russian bases in Syria was launched from an area near Idlib, which is controlled by Turkish-backed rebel forces, the Russian military said. Moscow reportedly complained to Ankara about the attack. The assault last Saturday involved 13 primitive unmanned aircraft and was thwarted by the defenses of the two bases, ...

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Russian company toasts victory over rights to iconic Stolichnaya vodka brand

Published time: 9 Jan, 2018 13:53 Edited time: 9 Jan, 2018 15:01 A Dutch appeals court has upheld a ruling giving rights to the iconic Stolichnaya brand of vodka to a Russian state-owned company. The ruling comes after a lower court had stripped the rights from a firm in Luxembourg. Read more Stolichnaya vodka is one of the most globally-renowned ...

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Court of Arbitration for Sport to hold hearings on banned Russian athletes from Jan 22

Published time: 9 Jan, 2018 17:56 The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will review the cases of Russian athletes banned from the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics the week beginning January 22. “Hearings on the cases of Russian athletes will be held between January 22 and 27 and personal decisions will be made in regard to each athlete,” TASS reports, ...

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