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  1. Ukraine squad told to avoid Russian mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Ukraine's sports minister on Friday banned his Olympic team from talking to the Russian media while in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Games. Ukraine's athletes take part in the welcoming ceremony for the Ukrainian Olympic team at the Olympic Village ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on July 31, 2016 The instructions marked the latest sign of tensions between the neighbours whose relations have been frozen since Ukraine's 2014 pro-EU revolution was followed by a pro-Russian insurgency that has claimed more than 9,500 lives.

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  2. Ukraine's Olympic Athletes Warned to Avoid Russian Media 8 minutes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Ukraine's Sports Minister has warned the country's Olympic team to avoid the Russian media during the competition in Rio de Janeiro. "The team has been given very clear instructions to avoid all contact with the Russian media.

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  3. Ukraine wrestler Belenyuk grapples prejudice, funding woes before RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Taunted as a child over his Rwandese background, Greco-Roman wrestler Zhan Belenyuk has shrugged off the insults to become one of Ukraine's leading Olympic medal hopes. Zhan Belenyuk of Ukraine and Roberti Kobiashvili of Georgia compete in the 85kg category final at the Greco-Roman Wrestling European Championships in Riga, Latvia, on March 13, 2016 But the 25-year-old world champion son of a Ukrainian seamstress Svetlana and a Rwandese pilot has threatened to find another country to fight for if Ukraine does not come up with promised financial support.

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  4. Russian pranksters call WADA, US Anti-doping AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | DNA India

    Sat, 23 Jul 2016-10:30am , Moscow, Craig Reedie, Vladimir Putin, SOCHI, Russia, abti-doping, World anti-doping agency , Reuters Russian media published on Friday calls by two comedians to the heads of the World Anti-Doping Agency and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency pretending to be Ukrainian Sports Minister Ihor Zhdanov. Pranskters Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov separately called WADA President Craig Reedie and USADA chief executive Travis Tygart, according to recordings published online by Sputnik, a Russian state-owned news agency.

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  5. Russian pranksters call heads of WADA and US anti-doping agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Reuters

    Russian media published on Friday calls by two comedians to the heads of the World Anti-Doping Agency and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency pretending to be Ukrainian Sports Minister Ihor Zhdanov. Pranskters Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov separately called WADA head Craig Reedie and USADA head Travis Tygart, according to recordings published online by Sputnik, a Russian state-owned news agency.

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  6. Ukraine showjumping mogule denies corruption allegations ahead of RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Horse and Hound

    ... was entitled to as a parliamentary deputy (the equivalent of a British MP). Today (Wednesday 6 July) Ihor Zhdanov, Ukraine's Minister for Youth and Sport, posted on his official Facebook page that he will not sign any "order of inclusion" permitting ...

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  7. 10:37 2 Uzbekistani swimmers break Asian records at IPC Euros Day 1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | AkiPress

    Russia's defending European champion Dmitrii Kokarev got the 2016 IPC Swimming European Open Championships underway with bang on May 1, breaking the men's 200m freestyle S2 European record in the first heats in Funchal, Portugal. Kokarev shaved more than two seconds off his own previous best of 4:21.94, set in Glasgow, Great Britain at the 2015 World Championships, Paralympic.org reports.

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  8. The Morning Vertical, April 15, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    We've all spent a lot of time over the past day pouring over and interpreting Vladimir Putin's words. The usual inflammatory anti-Western rhetoric was absent from his annual call-in program! He said Barack Obama was "a decent man"! He referred to the United States as a "partner"! He even indicated that he would save Petro Poroshenko and Recep Tayyip Erdogan if they were drowning! Fair enough.

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