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HOCKEY: Undefeated Russia reaches women’s semifinals
Sunday, April, 07, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Sports
Pop singer Elton John spoke out on Wednesday against Russia’s ban on homosexual propaganda, saying the law legitimized homophobia and provided legal cover to extremists.
Thursday, January, 23, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - Entertainment
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, who fled to Moscow's airport a month ago, aims to stay in Russia for the near future and learn the country's culture and language, his lawyer said today.
Wednesday, July, 24, 2013 - Associated Press - News
President Obama on Friday rejected the idea of the United States boycotting the Winter Olympics in Sochi next year despite several significant disputes with Russia.
Friday, August, 09, 2013 - Associated Press - News
SOCHI, Russia — For three hours Friday night, the translucent plastic bubble that soars over the magnificent new Fisht Stadium protected the 3,000 athletes and 40,000 fans from all the negativity that dominated the buildup to the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Saturday, February, 08, 2014 - Miami Herald - News
HOCKEY: Former Minnesota Duluth hockey player Justin Faulk is a member of the U.S. Olympic team in Sochi, Russia.
Tuesday, February, 11, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - Sports
Balanced scoring and a late-game surge led Team Russia to a 5-2 victory over Minnesota Duluth in an exhibition women’s hockey game Monday night at Amsoil Arena.
Tuesday, December, 03, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Sports
Crimea's parliament voted to join Russia on Thursday and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum in 10 days' time in a dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian region that drew a sharp response from President Obama.
Thursday, March, 06, 2014 - Reuters - News
Russia concluded the 2014 Winter Olympic on Sunday with a lavish, theatrical victory lap celebrating not only successfully hosting the games, but also showcasing a Russia transformed from the grainy black-and-white images of the old Soviet Union.
Monday, February, 24, 2014 - McClatchy News Service - Sports
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: With the Winter Olympics coming to Sochi, Russia, next February, the Russian women’s hockey team is preparing to put its best foot forward.
Saturday, April, 06, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Sports
Paul Stastny had two goals and two assists and Craig Smith had five assists today to give the United States a spot in the hockey world championships semifinals with an 8-3 pounding of Russia.
Thursday, May, 16, 2013 - Associated Press - Sports
Apparently glasnost was not in effect Tuesday night at Amsoil Arena. Jamie Kenyon and Meghan Huertas each scored two goals and Sofia Carlstrom posted a shutout in her first game in goal to lead Minnesota Duluth to an 8-0 women’s hockey exhibition victory over Team Russia.
Wednesday, November, 27, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Sports
Russia president Vladimir Putin can only hope and dream that the country’s men’s ice hockey team can deliver the show-stopping golden finish to the Sochi Olympics that Canada did four years ago.
Wednesday, January, 29, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - Sports
After days of intense negotiations, the United States and Russia reached agreement Saturday on a framework to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons by mid-2014 and impose U.N. penalties if the Assad government fails to comply.
Saturday, September, 14, 2013 - Associated Press - News
The ice is rapidly melting underneath the U.S. men’s curling team at the Olympics after Friday’s deflating 7-6 loss to Russia, which exploited its home-ice advantage to cling to victory in the 10th and final end.
Friday, February, 14, 2014 - St. Paul Pioneer Press - Sports
In a rare instance of a game exceeding its advance billing, Team USA and Team Russia battled hard and evenly through 65 deliciously tense minutes before T.J. Oshie scored the deciding shootout tally in the eighth round of the tiebreaking procedure to give the U.S. a 3-2 victory at the Bolshoy Ice Dome.
Saturday, February, 15, 2014 - Los Angeles Times - Sports
OLYMPIC WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Aleksandra Vafina broke a tie with a short-handed goal late in the third period to give the host Russians a 2-1 victory over Japan today.
Tuesday, February, 11, 2014 - Reuters - Sports
Why did Russian President Vladimir Putin risk political isolation, sanctions and other U.S.-led retaliatory measures with a surprise incursion into neighboring Ukraine?
Sunday, March, 02, 2014 - McClatchy Newspapers - News
The Games will not officially begin until the Opening Ceremony on Friday night, but competition got underway 32 hours earlier, with Thursday qualification rounds in snowboard slopestyle, ladies’ moguls and the opening night of team figure skating.
Thursday, February, 06, 2014 - Miami Herald - Sports
If it wasn't for Russia and China, skywatchers in the northern U.S. and Canada might never have had the opportunity to watch the space station fly by. Learn why.
Thursday, October, 10, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News