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  1. Putin makes stop at USA House in Sochi

    The Associated Press

    SOCHI, Russia -- In a powerful symbol of international sports detente, Russian President Vladimir Putin dropped in on U.S. Olympic headquarters Friday to chat about the Winter Games and the upcoming Russia-U.S. hockey showdown. He even wore a r...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  2. Russian cities await 2018 World Cup decision

    The Associated Press

    Russia has given FIFA a technical report analyzing 13 cities that want to host 2018 World Cup matches.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  3. Prokhorov ... for president ... of Russia?

    The Associated Press

    Mikhail Prokhorov, one of Russia's richest tycoons and the owner of the Nets basketball team, said Monday he will run against Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in the March presidential election. Prokhorov, whose wealth the Forbes magazine has estimat...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  4. Johnson: Russian tragedy hits home

    The Associated Press

    Nets coach Avery Johnson was in Russia when a Kontinental Hockey League team's chartered jet crashed, killing 44 people. The tragedy hit close to home for the NBA coach and former player. "I was there and it was a devastating thing," Johnson sa...

    Blog | September 13, 2011