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Russians fight Twitter and Facebook battles over Putin election

Russians have flooded Facebook and Twitter as they organise unprecedented protests against Vladimir Putin‘s United Russia party. But they are…

Cedric Boswell, Alexander Povetkin set for heavyweight title bout

Atlanta’s Cedric Boswell, who is 42 and getting the biggest opportunity in the late stages of his career, aims to…

Povetkin knocks Boswell out to defend WBA belt

WBA heavyweight champion Aleksandr Povetkin has successfully defended his title after knocking out US challenger Cedric Boswell. ­Povetkin was never…

U.S. fighter takes swipe at Russian healthcare

“The hallways were full of wandering patients that looked like they were just out of a civil war battle,” is…

Russian president urges media, bloggers to combat addiction

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has called on the media and social network denizens to focus on the fight against alcoholism…

Mixed Martial Arts Fans Boo PM Putin

Mixed Martial Arts Fans Boo PM Putin By Alexander Bratersky The St. Petersburg Times Published: November 23, 2011 (Issue #…

Vladimir Putin booed by Moscow fight fans

The Russian prime minister appeared to be greeted by a chorus of boos as he stepped into the ring at…

Fedor beats Monson to prove his career not over yet

Russian MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko has vowed to carry on fighting after claiming his first victory in four fights with…

Putin attends mixed fight championship

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin arrived to Olimpiisky Sports Complex in Moscow to support the Russian athlete, many-time world mixed…

Emelianenko Jr. slams referee for halting bout after 23 seconds

Russian MMA specialist Aleksandr Emelianenko, who was knocked out after just 23 seconds of his latest bout against countryman Magomed…

Clowns and matador fight Wall Street bull (VIDEO)

If you ask anyone involved in the Occupy movement, they’ll be sure to tell you that Wall Street is full…

Khasikov breaks ‘Iron Mike’ to win W5 belt

Russian kickboxing star Batu Khasikov is now a fully-fledged member of the fight game elite. On Saturday, Batukhan, who beat…

Khasikov ready to humble another K-1 legend

There is a big welterweight title fight in Moscow tonight. K-1 Russian champion Batu Khasikov is hoping to take the…

Lebedev overwhelms Toney to clinch WBA cruiserweight belt

Denis Lebedev didn’t sent James ‘Lights Out’ Toney to canvas, as he had pledged to do, but that didn’t stop…

British court to deliver Assange verdict today

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will learn, later on Wednesday, the verdict in his fight against extradition to Sweden over allegations…

Murderer who sparked race riots gets 20 yrs

A Moscow court has found North Caucasus native guilty of murdering a football fan in a street brawl and jailed…

Best political punch-ups – in pictures

When words fail politicians in heated debates, some of them refuse to give up without a fight

French whine about Russian wine

In ten years’ time, Russia will stop producing champagne, instead switching to “sparkling wine.” The move is part of an…

Occupy Wall Street – Commercializing the Revolution

Companies big and small have been swarming to the encampment like bees to honey. For example, there are 99-percent effective…

Three reasons why Klitschko still wants to fight Povetkin

Heavyweight Superchampion Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine has named three reasons why he wants to fight Russian Aleksander Povetkin. ­After two…

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