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Putin on a show: New photos of Russian President all about muscles, meat...and tea for two

Sometimes a country’s most powerful leaders just want to hang out, flex their muscles, grill up some meat and have a nice cup of tea together. 179 more words


Tomas: Yes, he Kau'KAN'as!!!

It’s fair to say that last season wasn’t the greatest for Tomas Kaukenas. The Lithuanian biathlete from Ignalina didn’t manage to score a single point on the World Cup which means he never got inside the TOP 40 in any of the races. 452 more words

#962 Abkhazia 15/07/21

This very interesting cover from the disputed territory of Abkhazia was sent by Radim, thank you very much!

It was cancelled in Sochi, Russia (Сочи) on July 21, but on the back there is an additional postmark of… 52 more words


Sochi Before Those Games

Road from Adler to Krasnaya Polyana was more picturesque five years before the Winter Olympics. No railway line, no tunnels, just mountains, wood and Mzymta river. 45 more words


Warmer oceans lead to more extreme coastal rainstorms

Study tracks eastern Mediterranean climate trends

Staff Report

FRISCO — Rapidly warming sea surface temperatures are resulting in more extreme coastal rainstorms, Russian and German researchers said after analyzing climate data from the eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea. 295 more words

Climate And Weather

Wrist Injury Forces Sami Salo To Retire At Age 40

After a nagging wrist injury forced him to sit out the entire 2014-15 NHL season, Sami Salo today officially announced his NHL retirement, after a 15 year NHL career with Ottawa, Vancouver and Tampa Bay, along with stints with Turku, Jokerit and Frölunda in Scandinavia. 223 more words

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