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Oldest Zenit fan dies at 103


September 10th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The oldest fan of Russian football champions Zenit St. Petersburg has passed away at the age of 103, the club announced Monday.Regina Donde visited her ... Read more...

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Hulk and Witsel cost 40 millon euros each: Zenit


September 7th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian champions Zenit St. Petersburg paid 40 million euros each for Brazil striker Hulk from Porto and Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel from Benfica, Zenit general ... Read more...

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Arshavin visits St.Petersburg, sparks speculation


August 19th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arsenal midfielder Andrei Arshavin Sunday arrived in his home town of St. Petersburg on business in a move likely to spark speculation he may ... Read more...

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Police investigate Anzhi terrorism claims


August 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police are investigating reports that a terrorist attack has been planned for a football match between Russian champions Zenit St. Petersburg and big-spending Anzhi Makhachkala, ... Read more...

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Zenit coach confirms interest in Nani


August 18th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football champions Zenit St. Petersburg are interested in buying Manchester United midfielder Nani, Zenit coach Luciano Spalletti said."The news about Nani is true," Spalletti ... Read more...

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Rubin beat Zenit, win Russian Super Cup


July 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Samara (Russia), July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rubin Kazan won the season-opening Russian Super Cup, beating league winners Zenit St. Petersburg 2-0 thanks to first-half goals from Salvatore Brocchetti and Vladimir ... Read more...

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Minute’s silence at Russian Super Cup


July 14th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The season-opening Russian Super Cup match between league champions Zenit St. Petersburg and cup winners Rubin Kazan is to begin with a minute's silence for ... Read more...

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Zenit signs young striker from Montenegro


June 6th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian champions Zenit St. Petersburg have signed a promising young striker from Montenegro, Zenit said Wednesday.Seventeen-year-old Luka Djordjevic, who can also play as a left ... Read more...

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Italy captain Buffon probed for illegal gambling


June 1st, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, June 1 (IANS) Italy football captain and Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was interrogated by Turin tax police for his alleged involvement in illegal gambling.Buffon was grilled Thursday but the ... Read more...

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Russia launches US satellite from floating pad


June 1st, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS) Russia has put a US communications satellite into space from a sea-based launch pad, said the country's space agency Roscosmos Friday.According to the mission control centre, ... Read more...

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‘Russia can survive without Arshavin’


May 29th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Euro 2012 squad is more capable of adapting to the loss of key players than a decade ago, and could even survive the ... Read more...

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Lazio captain Mauri arrested for match-fixing


May 28th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 28 (IANS) Lazio skipper Stefano Mauri was arrested Monday amid a widening investigation into match-fixing scandals in Italian football.According to the Italian football association, Mauri was among the ... Read more...

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Arsenal send Arshavin to St. Petersburg on loan


February 25th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Arsenal have sent their Russian midfielder Andrey Arshavin back to Zenit Saint Petersburg on loan.With the Russian transfer window shutting Friday night, Zenit said in ... Read more...

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Ukraine to launch telecom satellite


January 28th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Jan 28 (IANS) Ukraine plans to launch its first telecommunications satellite in 2013, an official said."The satellite will be launched in the fourth quarter of 2013," head of the ... Read more...

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Russian probe fails to set course to Mars


November 9th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 9 (RIA Novosti) A robotic spacecraft to the Mars moon Phobos launched early Wednesday has failed to reach orbit after separation from the launch vehicle, the head of ... Read more...

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Putin asks Abramovich to ‘open his wallet’ to help fund 2018 World Cup


December 5th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said that billionaire Roman Abramovich should "open his wallet" and help pay for the 2018 World Cup being hosted by his country.The ... Read more...

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Vatican to post secret WWII documents online to promote interfaith dialogue


February 16th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb 16 (ANI): To promote interfaith dialogue and counter criticism that wartime Pope Pius XII ignored Jewish suffering during the Holocaust, the Vatican plans to post selected documents from its World ... Read more...

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Russia celebrates Zenit’s UEFA triumph


May 16th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
DPA Moscow, May 16 (DPA) Russian politicians stumbled over themselves to exalt St Petersburg club Zenit Thursday on their 2-0 UEFA cup victory over the Rangers in Manchester. Former president Vladimir Putin, who ... Read more...

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Zenit beats Rangers to lift UEFA Cup


May 15th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
DPA Manchester, May 15 (DPA) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was one of the first to congratulate Dutch coach Dick Advocaat after his side Zenit St Petersburg beat Glasgow Rangers 2-0 to win ... Read more...

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Zenit carrier rocket launch postponed until April 25


April 24th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, April 24 (RIA Novosti) The launch of a modified Zenit carrier rocket with an Israeli communications satellite on board from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan has been postponed, a ... Read more...

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