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There are 15 item(s) tagged with the keyword "World Cup".

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1. The "Z" Symbol

Russian gymnast Ivan Kuliak faces punishment for flaunting the new "Z" symbol in support of the Russian invasion on Ukraine. 

Tags: war in ukraine, vladimir putin, Russia, World Cup, gymnastics
2. Murmurating, Toothless Sherlock Holmes, and "Own Goal"

In this week's Odder News, starling flocks are stunning, Dostoyevsky was a weird guy, and Team Russia bought Team Croatia a ticket to the next World Cup.

Tags: slang, birds, hockey, World Cup, soccer, dostoyevsky
3. Raining Cats and Hot Dogs

Psychic cats and patented tools are priceless. Hot dogs cost 39 rubles.

Tags: environment, uzbekistan, Ukraine, food, inventions, World Cup, prison, Trump, cats
4. Favorite Stories from 2018

We look back and some of our, and your, favorite stories from The Weekly Russia File during 2018.

Tags: agriculture, world cup, soccer, Lavrov
5. Skyfalls, Sinking Feelings, and Smitings

Falling from a Russian sky near you: airplanes, bags of money, and well-timed lightning bolts!

Tags: World Cup, soccer, orthodox church, Altai, sochi, Ufa
By Irina Bukharin
6. Russians in the Dark, One Way or Another

It was a busy week in Russia: another round of pension protests, a pilgrimage for the Romanovs, and oh, the devil is working his magic.

Tags: protest, romanovs, World Cup, siberia, duma
By Irina Bukharin
7. The Plagues of Russia: the Risen Dead, Bees, and Floods

Shed a tear for our last World Cup TWERF, in which we finally learn about the Romanovs and feel the wrath of nature.

Tags: Trump, football, World Cup, soccer, Volgograd, romanovs, romanov, putin
By Irina Bukharin
8. Lost Game, but Newfound Pride

What’s out of this world? Russia’s performance in the World Cup, a Russian cargo ship, and showers in Samara!

Tags: space, soccer, World Cup, samara
By Irina Bukharin
9. That Other Red, White, and Blue

As Americans celebrate their Independence Day, Russia may have gained a new national holiday as well: the day they beat Spain in the World Cup.

Tags: Volgograd, football, World Cup, soccer
By Irina Bukharin
10. Against Some Odds, Still in the Game!

This week Russia lost but isn’t out yet; football fans, amazingly, spread cheer across Russia; and a storm reminds us of the world outside.

Tags: Rostov-on-Don, soccer, World Cup, barnaul, Nizhny Novgorod
By Irina Bukharin

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