Moscow Headlines

  • Russia hopes to discuss Syria with Bolton in Moscow

    MOSCOW, June 25 (Reuters) - Russian officials hope to discuss the situation in Syria with U.S. national security adviser John Bolton during his visit to...

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  • Messi birthday overshadowed by Argentina’s World Cup crisis

    In any other context, the gesture would have gone unnoticed: Lionel Messi received birthday greetings from Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli. The best wishes, however, came amid turmoil embroiling Sampaoli and the squad, which is on the brink of elimination from the World Cup in Russia. The captain, who turned 31 on Sunday, arrived to the training field in Bronnitsy where Sampaoli was waiting to start the session. The coach went up to Messi, giving him a kiss on...

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  • Mexico, Belgium win to dominate their groups — but neither officially advanced

    The criticism of Mexico's national team heading into the World Cup was loud and scathing. The answer has been emphatic. The Mexicans won their second straight match, beating South Korea 2-1 Saturday in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, to move ever closer to a spot in the round of 16. "We didn't listen to the criticism," said Javier Hernandez, one of the scorers against South Korea. "It was just noise." Mexico opened its World Cup by upsetting defending...

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  • I went to the massive World Cup party in Moscow, where up to 25,000 fans celebrate the games

    Harrison Jacobs/Business Insider For those who don't have tickets to the 2018 FIFA World Cup but are in Russia, FIFA's Fan Fest zones provide a fun place to watch matches with fans from all over the world. The Fan Fest zones have a ton of games, activities, swag, and giant screens to watch the games. I recently visited one of the biggest Fan Fest zones, at Moscow's Vorobyovy Gory, where tons of fans partied all day while watching the World Cup matches. Every four years, the world comes...

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  • Moscow confectioners build life-size chocolate Messi for his birthday

    MOSCOW, June 23 (Reuters) - When Moscow confectioners found out Lionel Messi would be celebrating his birthday during the World Cup, they decided he needed a...

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  • Antoine Griezmann and Co gear up for final group stage game against Denmark as they train in Moscow

    Antoine Griezmann and Paul Pogba gave off cool personas during training on Saturday after they sealed their place in the knockout stages of the World Cup earlier this week.

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