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  1. Korean signing Hyun breaks new ground in Russia

    Gennady Fyodorov

    South Korean midfielder Hyun Young-min, who has signed for Zenit St Petersburg, has made history by becoming the first player from his country to join a Russian top-flight team.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2006
  2. Russia wake up to latest World Cup flop

    Gennady Fyodorov

    Russia woke up on Thursday with a soccer-related hangover following another disappointing showing in a World Cup qualifying campaign.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2005
  3. Russia blame German referee for Portugal stalemate

    Gennady Fyodorov

    Russia blamed German referee Markus Merk for a harsh dismissal of Alexei Smertin in the first half of their World Cup qualifier against Portugal, probably costing the home team the much-needed three points.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2005
  4. Yartsev knows only victory will do

    Gennady Fyodorov

    Under-fire Russia coach Georgy Yartsev faces a mammoth task to lift his battle-weary troops for their final World Cup qualifier of the year against Estonia on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2004
  5. Russia rule out foreign help

    Gennady Fyodorov

    Russian soccer chief Vyacheslav Koloskov has ruled out using naturalised Russians in the country's national side.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2004
  6. Yartsev to stay despite 7-1 loss

    Gennady Fyodorov

    Embattled Russia coach Georgy Yartsev vowed to stay in the job on Thursday despite a 7-1 drubbing by Portugal in their World Cup qualifier in Lisbon.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2004
  7. Mostovoi sacking just deja vu

    Gennady Fyodorov

    Alexander Mostovoi's sacking from Russia's Euro 2004 squad on Tuesday caused shockwaves back home but it was very much a case of deja vu.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2004
  8. Nervous Russia haunted by 2002 fiasco

    Gennady Fyodorov

    Russian players waved a final goodbye to relatives and loved-ones on Saturday before boarding a plane to Portugal for next week's Euro 2004, hoping to avoid a repeat performance of their last major tournament.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2004
  9. Yartsev pleads for time to name squad

    Gennady Fyodorov

    Russia coach Georgy Yartsev has pleaded for time and patience before naming his 23-man squad as Russia begin their final Euro 2004 preparations.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2004
  10. Russia seek redemption

    Gennady Fyodorov

    Gennady Fyodorov looks at Russia's recent international failings and explains why Russia could not afford to miss another major tournament.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2004
  11. Bulykin ready to make impact

    Gennady Fyodorov

    Gennady Fyodorov looks at striker Dmitry Bulykin who has reignited career after being described as lazy and unpredictable by his own coach.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2004
  12. Jartcev out of the wilderness

    Gennady Fyodorov

    Not many believed Georgy Jartcev could turn around the fortunes of the struggling Russian side, writes Gennady Fyodorov.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2004
  13. Russia coach laments Titov loss

    Gennady Fyodorov

    Russia coach Georgy Yartsev said on Monday his team would desperately miss Yegor Titov at this year's European Championship in Portugal.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2004
  14. Russia coach puts future on hold

    Gennady Fyodorov

    Russia coach Georgy Yartsev has turned down a two-year contract, choosing instead to put his future on hold until after next month's Euro 2004 playoffs against Wales.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2003
  15. Russia to limit influx of foreign players

    Gennady Fyodorov

    Russia will introduce a limit on foreign players in their top flight league from 2005, the country's soccer chief said on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2003
  16. Russia: Fedotov sparks Spartak

    Gennady Fyodorov

    Spartak Moscow edged city rivals Torpedo 1-0 in a heated Russian premier league derby on Saturday to give their new coach Vladimir Fedotov a winning start.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2003