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Fun | Movies | Videos  | 08.02.22

Russian Cartoon Nominated for Oscar Award [Video]

The Russian cartoon “BoxBallet” directed by Anton Dyakov is nominated for the Academy Award-2022 in the category “Best Animated Short Film”.  The 94th Academy Awards Ceremony will be held in Los Angeles on March 27. According to the director and member of the American Film Academy, Konstantin Bronzit, the Russian 15-minute animated film will tell

Fun | Sports  | 23.11.21

Fistfight Officially Recognized as Sport Discipline in Russia

Bare-knuckle fighting is registered by the Russian Ministry of Sports as an official sports discipline, as reported by the Boxing Federation of Russia.  A fistfight is a fight in which two or more people hit each other with their fists and is usually done bare-handed. Although when practised as a sport, such fighting is referred to

Fun | Sports  | 06.08.21

Russian Freestyle Wrestler Won Gold Medal at Olympics

The Russian athlete, Zaurbek Sidakov, defeated the representative of Belarus, Magomedkhabib Kadimagomedov, with a score of 7:0 in the final of the Olympic freestyle wrestling tournament in the weight category up to 74 kg, TASS reports. Bronze was taken by American Kyle Dake and Bekzod Abdurakhmonov from Uzbekistan.  It is clarified that the 25-year-old Sidakov

Fun | Sports  | 26.04.21

Russian Thai Boxing Championship Started in Kemerovo

More than 200 athletes from 30 regions take part in the Russian Thai boxing championship which has started today, on April 26, in Kemerovo and will last until April 30, TASS reports.  “Thai boxing is one of the most developing types of martial arts, next year the World Games will be held in the United

Recommended | Fun | Sports  | 18.04.21

Russian Fighter Defeated American in MMA Tournament

Russian mixed style fighter (MMA), Vadim Nemkov, defeated American Phil Davis at Bellator 257 in Uncasville, USA. At the end of five rounds, all judges declared the 28-year-old Russian the strongest one with a score of 48-47.  It is noted that for Nemkov this was the first defence of the light heavyweight championship belt, which

Recommended | Economics | Business | Sports  | 07.08.20

Omsk Fighter Became Dollar Billionaire

A graduate of the Siberian State University of Physical Culture, Omsk fighter, Petr Yan, became a dollar billionaire, Forbes reported. Recently, Yan became the champion of the world’s most prestigious mixed martial arts league. For this, he was paid $43,500.  It is noted that with each performance, the fighter’s fee grows. In addition, he was

Recommended | Moscow | St. Petersburg | Fun | Sports  | 21.07.20

Omsk Fighter Portraits Decorate Russian Streets

The portraits of the Omsk fighter, Petr Yan, appeared on the buildings in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Petr is a Russian professional mixed martial artist competing in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC), where he is the current Champion. The fighter shared the picture with the graffiti on his Instagram-Page and thank

Recommended | Fun | Sports  | 17.12.19

Yekaterinburg Boy Fights with World Champion in Thai Boxing

Yekaterinburg athletes won medals at the championship of the Thai Boxing Federation of Russia, which was held in Dagestan.  As their coach Yevgeny Zhuravlev told E1.RU, these medals went to the hardest fights. “The glory of Shvedchikov in his 12 years fell into the category of 13-15 years and in the first fight, he beat