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Russia International | Sports  | 21.12.22

Finnish Minister Spoke Against Russia’s Return to World Sport

Finnish Minister of Science and Culture, Petri Honkonen, said that Russia’s return to world sport is unacceptable. The politician considered that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) would make a mistake if it softened its position towards athletes from Russia and Belarus.  “They should not be allowed back under any circumstances,” he said. On December 9,

Trading | Business  | 30.05.22

Adidas and Puma Plan to Stay in Russian Market

German manufacturers of sporting goods, Adidas and Puma, which have suspended their work in Russia, have accepted the applications from Russian retailers for the 2023 collection, as reported by Izvestia, citing an informed source.   According to Izvestia, the above-mentioned brands have closed all single-brand stores in the country, but continue to ship new products to

Recommended | Fun | Sports  | 29.12.21

Russian Chess Player Won World Champion Title in Rapid Chess

Russian chess player, Alexandra Kostenyuk, became the world champion in rapid chess. Kostenyuk won this title for the first time. Before that, she became the second three times: in 2012, 2014. and 2016.  The twelfth women’s world chess champion, 37-year-old grandmaster Alexandra Kostenyuk, played a draw with Humpy Koneru from India, Bibisara Assaubayeva from Kazakhstan,

Fun | Sports  | 09.12.21

Russia Would Like to Hold Another Olympics

The Russian Minister of Sports, Oleg Matytsin, said that the country has an intention to hold another Olympic Games.  “Russia has plans to hold another Olympics, I always talk about it. We have a powerful sports power with a powerful infrastructure, with enormous experience in hosting major tournaments. Of course, we are interested — after

Events | Fun  | 26.11.21

Russian Chess Player Has Started to Fight for World Champion Title

Russian chess player, Ian Nepomniachtchi, starts the fight with Norwegian, Magnus Carlsen, for the title of world champion. The match will be held in Dubai from November 26 to December 15, 2021, and will consist of 14 parties.   Carlsen is the current world champion. Nepomniachtchi won the right to play in the match for the

French Sports Retailer’s Subsidiary in Russia Included in Best Places to Work List

Decathlon Russia, a subsidiary of the leading French retailer of sporting goods, has been recognized as one of the best places to work in 2021.  Congratulations to #Decathlon #Russia recognized among the Best Places to Work for #2021 #retail #sport #bestplacestowork #employersofchoicerussiahttps://t.co/NvHDfzDXXv pic.twitter.com/hv329UmIrx — Best Places To Work (@BPTW4) November 25, 2021 Best Places To

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

Events | Novosibirsk | Sports | Visit  | 26.10.21

Novosibirsk Residents Learn Ballroom Dancing in Wheelchairs

The Interregional Wheelchair Dance Sport Federation held a masterclass in Novosibirsk, where 5 women and 1 teenager did their best to learn Latin American dances from world champions and prepare for All-Russian competitions.   As noted, Novosibirsk residents with disabilities have been studying wheelchair ballroom dancing in Novosibirsk for a year. Particularly, they have been engaged

Russia and Qatar Agreed on Intergovernmental Commission Meeting

Moscow and Doha have agreed to hold a meeting of the Russian-Qatari Commission on Trade, Economic, and Technical Cooperation in a face-to-face format in Doha, TASS reports with reference to the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, who spoke at a press conference following talks with the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Qatar Mohammed

Events | Funny Russia | Fun | Videos | Kazan  | 01.09.21

Race on High Heels Held in Kazan [Video]

A high-heeled race was held on the Kremlin Embankment in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan, in which not only women but also men took part, the RG.ru reports.  It is noted that the winners of the competition were identified at a distance of 60 metres. The competitors had to overcome this distance in shoes with