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Russia Accused of Using World Cup to Bury Bad News

Russia Accused of Using World Cup to Bury Bad News

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Opposition politicians accused the Kremlin of using Russia's World Cup as a cover to avoid dissent while it pushes through unpopular measures.

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Ukraine Extends Russian Sanctions List

Ukraine Extends Russian Sanctions List

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Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree to enact a recently adopted decision to expand sanctions on Russian companies and entities.

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Ex-FIFA President Meets Putin at World Cup

Ex-FIFA President Meets Putin at World Cup

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"I met President Putin yesterday evening. He invited me to his apartment in the Kremlin. It's not the first time I'm there."

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Lavrov, UN Secretary-General Discussed Iran, Koreas

Lavrov, UN Secretary-General Discussed Iran, Koreas

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres discussed the Iran nuclear deal and progress on the Korean peninsula.

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Iran Women's Activist Says Blocked From Protesting at Russia World Cup

Iran Women's Activist Says Blocked From Protesting at Russia World Cup

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An Iranian women's activist said she was stripped of a banner at the World Cup in Russia on Wednesday and blocked from a stadium for two hours after an earlier demonstration drew ...

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Asylum Seekers Enter Finland From Russia Using World Cup IDs

Asylum Seekers Enter Finland From Russia Using World Cup IDs

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Five people have entered Finland illegally with the help of football World Cup fan identity documents and subsequently applied for asylum.

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Souvenir World Cup Banknote Runs Short With Popular Demand

Souvenir World Cup Banknote Runs Short With Popular Demand

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Distrusted at first by some as dodgy cash, the special World Cup 100-ruble ($1.57) banknote featuring iconic Soviet goalkeeper Lev Yashin has become a collectors' item.

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Moscow Runs Low on Beer for Thirsty World Cup Fans

Moscow Runs Low on Beer for Thirsty World Cup Fans

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"There are really a lot of people in Moscow ... and they are all drinking."

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World Cup Hosts Russia, Qatar Urged to Protect Migrant Workers After Spotlight Shifts

World Cup Hosts Russia, Qatar Urged to Protect Migrant Workers After Spotlight Shifts

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Trade unions and rights groups have documented labor exploitation, dangerous conditions and deaths of workers - mainly migrants - building stadiums and infrastructure in World Cup hosts Russia and Qatar.

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Russia on Brink of Next World Cup Stage After Beating Egypt

Russia on Brink of Next World Cup Stage After Beating Egypt

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World Cup hosts Russia kept up their free-scoring ways to move to the brink of a second round place with a 3-1 win over Egypt.