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National Guard commander challenges opposition figure Navalny to hand-to-hand fight

By ethan / September 11, 2018

The head of the Russian internal security agency has dismissed charges of graft and corruption made by Aleksey Navalny, calling the activist a “cloned US puppet” and challenging him to a hand-to-hand fight. “You have allowed insulting and slandering theorizing about me and it is not a habit among officers to simply forgive such things. […]


Russian teen figure skating sensation Trusova sets new world record

By ethan / September 7, 2018

Russian figure skater Alexandra Trusova has continued her stunning ascent by setting a new junior world record in the short program at the 2018 ISU Junior Grand Prix in Lithuania. Trusova, 14, was awarded a score of 74.74 points in the short program – breaking the previous record of 73.18 points set by compatriot Anna […]


Russian 14yo figure skater includes men’s elements in routine (VIDEO)

By ethan / August 8, 2018

Russian junior figure skater Alexandra Trusova has impressed with her free program at a test training event, successfully landing three quads in her routine including a quad Lutz usually performed by men. The 2018 world junior champion Trusova flawlessly nailed a quadruple Lutz becoming the first female skater to perform this extremely difficult jumping element. […]


US establishment rallies around martyr figure of ex-ambassador McFaul

By ethan / July 20, 2018

Former US ambassador to Moscow Michael McFaul was touched that the Senate voted to protect him from being hauled off to a Russian dungeon – or at least that’s what the establishment crowd made it look like. McFaul was the US envoy to Russia from February 2012 to February 2014, leaving Moscow just days after […]


Can you figure out these obscure World Cup 2018 team nicknames? (QUIZ)

By ethan / June 10, 2018

[unable to retrieve full-text content] You’ve probably heard of The Three Lions, Die Mannschaft, and Socceroos – but what about some of the lesser-known nicknames of the teams at the World Cup? Test your knowledge with RT Sport’s World Cup 2018 nickname quiz! Read Full Article at RT Sport News


Russian figure skating star Medvedeva makes debut as TV host

By ethan / April 2, 2018

Two-time Olympic silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva has made her debut as a presenter of a new figure skating TV show aired on Russian television. Medvedeva debuted on Channel One’s ‘Ice Age – Kids’ show on Sunday. She co-hosted the program together with 2002 Olympic champion Alexei Yagudin, who has anchored the ‘Ice Age’ shows since […]

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