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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. […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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.com RT Sport News

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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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