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Russia shocked by new hooliganism outrage

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Russia's football authorities Monday vowed to fully investigate the latest outbreak of fan violence to hit the World Cup 2018 hosts after a top-flight goalkeeper was injured by a supporter's firecrack

Russia loses contact with satellites, space station


Russia on Wednesday lost the ability to send commands to most of its satellites and its segment of the International Space Station following a power cable failure near Moscow.

The Roscosmos space age

Russian Olympic champion wrestler conscripted

The man who won Russia's first wrestling gold medal at the London Olympics has entered army service as a conscript.

Roman Vlasov won gold in the 74kg division and now the 22-year-old considers his du

Tigiev stripped of Olympic bronze for dope cheating


Uzbeki freestyle wrestler Soslan Tigiev has been stripped of his 2012 Olympics bronze medal after testing positive for a banned substance, local media reported Wednesday.

Report of the Russian gazeta

Five die in Moscow shooting

Five people died after a Moscow lawyer, spurned by a colleague, went on a drunken shooting rampage at a warehouse here on Wednesday morning.

"Six people were shot at a warehouse on Chermanskaya Stree

Russian divers find missing gold ship

Russian divers have located the sunken cargo ship Amurskaya which was carrying a 700-tonne cargo of gold ore, rescuers from the Yuzhsakhalinsk centre said Wednesday.

The ship had sunk near the Shanta

Putin fires Russian defence minister


Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday fired defence minister Anatoly Serdyukov over a corruption scandal, the most dramatic change to the government since he returned to the Kremlin for a third term.

Russian PM says Pussy Riot women should not be in prison


Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday that he believed that punk band Pussy Riot should not be in prison, after two members convicted of hooliganism began two-year terms in camps.


Man visits Dubai mall in underwear, held

A man has been arrested for visiting a Dubai mall, wearing just an underwear.

The man, 20, who works for a government department, was arrested along with four of his friends who were dressed in cloth

Makarova-Vesnina win Kremlin Cup title

Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina were victorious in an all-Russian final to win the women's doubles event of the Kremlin Cup tennis tournament here.

On Moscow's slow hard court, Makarova and Vesn

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