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[8 Jul 2011]

Russia's women's basketball team has secured three gold medals in the European Championship, but this year's win welcomes them to the 2012 Olympic Games... [More]

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[8 Mar 2011]

The city of Kyiv has recently launched a website in both Ukrainian and English in preparation of Euro 2012... [More]

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[4 Mar 2011]

President Viktor Yanukovych has already posted an International Women's Day message on his website, as well as signed a special decree for the occasion... [More]

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[28 Feb 2011]

After a televised public vote on Saturday, Russia announced the 2014 Sochi Olympic mascots. However, not everyone approved of the new choices. [More]

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[23 Feb 2011]

The video, “Switch on Ukraine,” (inside) highlights many of the nation’s breathtaking views and iconic landmarks, but a 30-feet statue of Lenin in Kiev’s iconic Liberty Square got cut. [More]

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[28 Jan 2011]

Government interference in the running of Ukrainian football has jeopardized Ukraine’s role in co-hosting Euro 2012. [More]

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[27 Jan 2011]

Russian women biathletes, Svetlana Sleptsova, Anna Bogaliy-Titivets, Natala Guseva, and Olga Zaitzeva dominated a women’s biathlon World Cup relay in Italy on Saturday, taking home the gold in the 4x6 km course. [More]

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[24 Jan 2011]

Soccer fans may love the African vuvuzela, but at Euro 2012 Ukrainian officials hope to replace the loud and annoying device with a more pleasant noisemaker: the Ukrainian zozulitsa. [More]

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[21 Jan 2011]

Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, a two-time Olympic champion, will return to the sport after a ten-month absence. [More]

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[20 Jan 2011]

On Saturday, Vladimir Chagin and the gang took home the gold, earning congratulations from Russian president Dmitry Medvedev. [More]

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[11 Jan 2011]

Vladimir Chagin, aka The Tsar of Dakar, leads the Russian truck team which is currently in first place. [More]