Category Archives: Sports

Bad Behavior And Mean Girls At the Winter Olympics

Dear Readers: The Russian press is starting to pick up negative stories coming out of the Winter Olympics.  Mostly involving rudeness and unsportsmanlike behavior of American athletes.  Here are a couple of such stories, this one involving the snubbing of … Continue reading

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Two Tanyas Reconciled!

Dear Readers: This news is from a couple of weeks ago (November 27, 2017), but it eluded me at the time, as I was busy with other posts.  This story will be of interest especially to fans of figure skating. … Continue reading

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Holocaust On Ice: When Westies Don’t Like Edgy Culture – Part II

Dear Readers: Yesterday we looked at an amazing figure skating program performed on a popular Russian TV show called “Ice Age”, which is similar in concept to the American show Skating With the Stars.  Russian superstar Olympic Ice Dancer Tatiana Navka … Continue reading

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Holocaust On Ice: When Westies Don’t Like Edgy Culture – Part I

Dear Readers: In the past couple of weeks, we have been talking so much about Culture, the meaning of Art, and what is true Art and what is not, and all o’that.  For years and even decades, Western media has making … Continue reading

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Rada Fight: Two Rounds, No Knock-Out

For those who like to watch fights, I have this short but amusing piece.  Just please be aware that this is not exactly the greatest super-match ever; nor that I am an experienced sports announcer.  Verily I don’t even know … Continue reading

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Kadyrov to Chechen Athletes: “YOU get a car! And YOU get a car!”

This piece by Vitaly Klimov is from today’s Komsomolskaya Pravda: Chechnya’s returning heroes (from the Olympic Games in Rio) were met by thousands of fans waving the flags of the Chechen Republic and of the Russian Federation. The accompanying short video … Continue reading

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Efimova Switches to the Backstroke

Dear Readers: Today I a had a choice between 3 or 4 interesting stories, including one on (alleged) female circumcision in Dagestan.  So I probably shouldn’t do Efimova again, but I will anyway, because (a) she says she was misquoted, … Continue reading

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