Vladimir Putin

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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Brittney Griner

Brittney Griner

The trial against American basketball star Brittney Griner began in a Moscow courtroom on Friday. The 31-year-old star WNBA player is facing up to 10 years in prison on drug smuggling charges. Griner arrived at the Khimki City Court, in the Moscow suburbs, in handcuffs and a Jimi Hendrix t-shirt, accompanied by her legal team. …

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