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Russian national goalie Fedotov had signed a contract with NHL side the Philadelphia Flyers

Moment Russian ice hockey star is forcibly enlisted in Putin’s army after signing $1.1m NHL deal

A Russian ice hockey star who signed a million-dollar contract with an American team was rounded up by Russian plain-clothes policemen and taken to an army enlistment office yesterday before he’s expected to be sent to fight in Ukraine. Olympian Ivan Fedotov, 25, was reportedly rushed into Putin’s army after he was filmed being detained …

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Trial for WNBA star Brittney Griner opens in Russian court

Trial for WNBA star Brittney Griner opens in Russian court

MOSCOW (AP) — American basketball star Brittney Griner went on trial Friday, 4 1/2 months after her arrest on charges of possessing cannabis oil while returning to play for a Russian team, in a case that unfolded amid tense relations between Moscow and Washington. The Phoenix Mercury center and two-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist was …

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