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There are 29 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Soccer".

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1. Russia's Yellow Card

Ex-captain of the Russian national soccer team speaks out against the invasion of Ukraine despite potential consequences.

Tags: dissent, sports, war in ukraine, Soccer
2. A Soccer Star Speaks Out

Nadya Karpova demonstrated bravery in expressing both her sexuality and her stance on the war in Ukraine.

Tags: women, athletes, soccer, war in ukraine, lgbt
3. Of Players and Puppies

St. Petersburg's Zenit soccer team had some adorable company on the field in a recent match.

Tags: rostov, st. petersburg, soccer, dogs, animals
4. 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
5. IKEA, Invasive Species, and Cat Kidney Transplants

In this week's Odder News, elite cat care, the cutest reunion ever, and IKEA furniture is really from Russia.

Tags: cats, scams, climate change, invasive species, jellyfish, crimea, ikea, soccer
6. Soccer Takes Over St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg hosts one-eleventh of the UEFA Euro 2020 tournament this summer.

Tags: st. petersburg, krestovsky island, COVID, Moscow, football, uefa, soccer
7. Aeroflot, Achilles, and Alushta

In this week's Odder News, a noble Hermitage cat predicts the UEFA tournament in St. Petersburg, new rules for flying with pets, and Russia's three biggest problems.

Tags: mikhail boyarsky, railway, railroad, Crimea, black sea, soccer, hermitage cats, hermitage
8. Parting Shot

A photograph captured in 2018 in Red Square captures the moment with beauty and finesse.

Tags: photography, red square, football, soccer
9. Come Out and Play

Defending gay rights, yoga, recycling, and a stress-free childhood. Yes, in Russia.

Tags: meteors, animals, fish, prison, Sochi, yoga, lgbt, school, environment, soccer
10. 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

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