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The rise of Russia’s neo-Nazi football bullies

The long speak: For the past twenty years the Russian country has encouraged an organization of violent far-right followers. As the World Cup approaches, it is struggling to tame them. By Simon Parkin The day that Denis Nikitin, a Russian neo-Nazi who claims he formerly prevented a framed image of Joseph Goebbels in his bedroom, took part in his first …

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Why the UFC’s ‘sportswashing’ of Chechnya’s dictator is a problem

The presence of Ramzan Kadyrov in the front row of a UFC show foreground a troubling link between the Chechen strongman and the MMA promotion On Saturday 15 September, Ramzan Kadyrov sauntered into Moscow’s Olimpiyskiy Stadium to watch the evening’s combats. Dressed in beige jeans and a grey t-shirt with a coinciding casing, the notorious Chechen strongman was surrounded by …

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Christian Bale and more to salute CNN Heroes

( CNN) Emmy award-winning performer Sterling K. Brown regularly turns in three-tissue executions on NBC’s “This Is Us.” Now he’ll assist present the emotionally conjuring narrations of 10 regular parties working to improve the world one community at a time. The 11 th annual “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute” airs Sunday, December 17 at 8 p. m. ET. Brown assembles …

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