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Russia's 5 greatest folk song and dance ensembles
The Song and Dance Ensemble of the Russian Interior Ministry Troops performs before the opening ceremony of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. Source: RIA Novosti/Vladimir Astapkovich. This ensem [...]
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Peter Dinklage Narrates Olympics Coverage
Friday night marks the opening ceremonies of the XXII Olympic Winter Games, and coverage will begin with a clip narrated by Emmy-winning actor Peter Dinklage. Dinklage, 44, who plays Tyrion Lannister [...]
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15 years in power: RT traces Vladimir Putin's presidential path
Fireworks above the Fisht Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony of the XXII Olympic Winter Games. The victorious mood didn't last long, though: a violent coup in neighboring Ukraine placed [...]
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IU McKinney School of Law Dean Emeritus Gary Roberts tapped to lead Bradley …
Roberts also is an arbitrator with the Court of Arbitration of Sport, and as such attended the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, in 2014. Currently, he is of counsel with the Indianapolis fi [...]
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E-Sports: Russia's Third Richest Man invests in Virtus.pro
According to Forbes, Alisher Usmanov has a total net worth of #13.4 billion and he also invested his money in Sochi XXII Olympic Winter games 2014. A member of the Board of Directors of USM Holdings, [...]
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CNBC, MSNBC, USA Network to Carry 124 Hours of …
... NBCUniversal cable channels CNBC, MSNBC, and USA Network to serve as Olympic platforms when they combine to televise 124 hours of live coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games this February from [...]
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Russia's sporting successes and failures in 2014 | Russia …
Skaters during performances at the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. Source: Alexander Wilf / RIA Novosti. There's a strange tradition in Russian sports. At the end of each year, each of the my [...]
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The dark side of the Olympic Games | The Echo
Carlos Font, Staff Writer. The XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia are set to begin on February 7, 2014. The Olympic games are one of the biggest sporting events in the world, where thousands g [...]
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2014: The year Russia-bashing got ugly – and dangerous – RT
In the weeks and months prior to the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Western mainstream media shifted into hysterical gear, spooking the public with every possible thing that could go wrong in Soc [...]
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​Everyone wins when sport remains politically neutral …
Fireworks above the Fisht Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (RIA Novosti / Vitaliy Belousov) / RIA Novosti. Russia, hosts of the 2014 Sochi Winter [...]
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Lisogor expelled from Olympics
In a statement, the IOC said: "The International Olympic Committee today announced that cross-country skier Marina Lisogor of Ukraine has been excluded from the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi [...]
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