Posts Tagged Russia

Alexander Emelianenko gets 4 1/2 years for sexual assault

MOSCOW (AP) — The brother of former mixed martial arts champion Fedor Emelianenko has been sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison after being convicted of aggravated sexual assault.

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Russia faces punishment for snubbing Canada anthem

Russia's players attend the medals ceremony after their team was defeated by Canada in the Hockey World Championships gold medal match in Prague, Czech Republic, Sunday, May 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia faces punishment from the International Ice Hockey Federation after its players left the ice before the victorious Canadian team’s anthem was played after the world championship final.

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AVB tastes success in Russia

Zenit's players throw Zenit’s head coach Andre Villas-Boas as they celebrate after winning the national soccer Championship after match against Ufa in St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, May 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

MOSCOW (AP) — After rough spells in London, Andre Villas-Boas is tasting success in Russia.

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Canada routs defending champ Russia 6-1 to win hockey worlds

Russia’s goalkeeper Sergei Bobrovski, left, reacts missing team's third goal from Canada’s Canada’s Sidney Crosby, unseen, during the Hockey World Championships gold medal match in Prague, Czech Republic, Sunday, May 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

PRAGUE (AP) — Sidney Crosby led Canada to its first hockey world championship title since 2007 Sunday with a goal and an assist in a dominant 6-1 victory over defending champion Russia in the final.

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