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Liev Schreiber “fights” calls to boycott Russian art and says Putin is counting on “chaos and disinformation” – KVIFF

While Ukrainian filmmakers have urged international festivals such as Cannes and Karlovy Vary to include Russian titles in their lineups, Liev Schreiber, who has Ukrainian roots from his maternal grandfather, admits he “struggles” with the idea of ​​boycotting art of any kind. . “I struggle with the idea of ​​boycotting any kind of art or …

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The Russian trial of American basketball star Brittney Griner has begun

The Russian trial of American basketball star Brittney Griner has begun

Griner, 31, a player with the Phoenix Mercury who plays in Russia during the WNBA offseason, was arrested on February 17 at a Moscow airport. Russian authorities accused her of smuggling significant amounts of narcotics, a crime punishable by up to 10 years in prison. Griner is currently in a pre-trial detention center north of …

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A Russian court has scheduled the start of Britney Greener’s trial for Friday, says her lawyer CNN

CNN – A Russian court on Monday scheduled the trial of Britney Greener to begin on Friday, according to her lawyer, and decided to extend the detention of the VNBA star for six months until the outcome. Griner – who has been detained in Russia since her arrest at Moscow airport on charges of attempted …

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The Russian ruble is at its strongest level in the last 7 years, despite huge sanctions.  Here's why

The Russian ruble is at its strongest level in the last 7 years, despite huge sanctions. Here’s why

The Russian one-ruble coin and the Russian flag shown on the screen can be seen in this multi-exposure illustration taken in Krakow, Poland, on March 8, 2022. Jakub Porzicki Nurphoto | Getty Images The Russian ruble reached 52.3 against the dollar on Wednesday, which is an increase of approximately 1.3% compared to the previous day …

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The Russian tennis player changed his nationality to Georgian to play at Wimbledon after the ban

The Russian-born tennis player changed her nationality to Georgia to compete at Wimbledon later this month. Double star Natela Dzalamidze, who is currently ranked 43rd in the world, is now listed under the Georgian flag on the WTA website. The move came after Wimbledon banned all Russian and Belarusian players from participating in this year’s …

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The International Space Station is turning to avoid the remnants of Russian rocket tests

Last week, the International Space Station was forced to avoid the remnants of the last test of Russian anti-satellite missiles, reports Space.com. Last Thursday, Roscosmos, Russia’s space agency, used a cargo ship anchored at the ISS to push the station away from a piece of space debris created after the destruction of a faulty Soviet-era …

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