Georgia cruise past abject Russia

As expected, Georgia brushed past a rather inept Russia in their latest European Nations Cup game and with just a re-arranged match against the Ukraine to play, the Georgians now head the table in group 1a. The result itself came as no surprise but the Bears would have been disappointed with the manner and margin [...]

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Russia and Georgia both win in Rugby ENC

In the latest round of European Nations Cup games, Russia grabbed their opportunity to turn in a winning performance over the Ukraine as they attempt to climb the 2011 European Nations Cup table. However, the most impressive performance of the weekend came in Bucharest where a physical encounter saw Georgia edge past their Romanian hosts. [...]

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Was Putin booed at Russian fight – or not?

The Western press has been gleefully reporting that Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was booed when he addressed the crowd after Russian Fyodor Emelianenko beat American fighter Jeff Monson. US paper the Washington Post called it a “rare show of public disapproval”, while British paper the Daily Mail explained the event as an “unprecedented indignity [...]

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