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  • © Getty Images Young German team enjoying the Confederations Cup Kimmich: "Goretzka was the game's outstanding player" Room for improvement identified By Steffen Potter with GermanyGermany's young players demonstrated a sheer joy of playing for the majority of their 3-2 victory over Australia in their opening FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 fixture – and that was reflected in their post-match comments."I think we were able to implement a lot of what we had practised in training," Leon Goretzka told FIFA.com. "That we were able to do so makes us happy, and I'm sure it makes the the coaching staff happy as well. But there are definitely things we can still improve, especially from the last 20 to 25 minutes. We'll have to analyse that calmly."Goretzka was involved in the build-up to Germany's first goal, won the penalty that put them 2-1 up and scored his side's third after the break. "For me, Leon was the game's outstanding player," said a gri..

    Joyful Germans relishing Russian adventure

    © Getty Images Young German team enjoying the Confederations Cup Kimmich: "Goretzka was the game's outstanding player" Room for improvement identified By Steffen Potter with GermanyGermany's young players demonstrated a sheer joy of playing for the majority of their 3-2 victory over Australia in their opening FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 fixture – and that was reflected in their post-match comments."I think we were able to implement a lot of what we had practised in training," Leon Goretzka told FIFA.com. "That we were able to do so makes us happy, and I'm sure it makes the the coaching staff happy as well. But there are definitely things we can still improve, especially from the last 20 to 25 minutes. We'll have to analyse that calmly."Goretzka was involved in the build-up to Germany's first goal, won the penalty that put them 2-1 up and scored his side's third after the break. "For me, Leon was the game's outstanding player," said a gri..
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  • On the eve of the Confederations Cup, senior government minister Vitaly Mutko is adamant his country has taken strong action against racism. Russia's deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko claims the country does not have an endemic issue with racism as FIFA prepares to employ strict anti-discrimi..

    Mutko: Racism not purely a Russian problem

    On the eve of the Confederations Cup, senior government minister Vitaly Mutko is adamant his country has taken strong action against racism. Russia's deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko claims the country does not have an endemic issue with racism as FIFA prepares to employ strict anti-discrimi..
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  • Mr Tihonenko preparesIGOR TIHONENKO, green-eyed, with sandy blond hair and a trim beard, looks into the camera and intones, “I took his words as a direction.” He is paraphrasing the explosive testimony of the former FBI director, James Comey, about President Donald Trump. Mr Tihonenko, a native of Belarus, is broadcasting live in Russian on the day of the Co..

    America’s answer to Russian propaganda TV

    Mr Tihonenko preparesIGOR TIHONENKO, green-eyed, with sandy blond hair and a trim beard, looks into the camera and intones, “I took his words as a direction.” He is paraphrasing the explosive testimony of the former FBI director, James Comey, about President Donald Trump. Mr Tihonenko, a native of Belarus, is broadcasting live in Russian on the day of the Co..
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  • The last place one'd expect to encounter malware would be at a celebrity's social profile.Turla, a Russian hacking collective, was recently found to be using Instagram comments as a means of hiding links to its malware. Known for targeting governments in the past, the hacker group appear..

    Russian hackers using Instagram to mask malware links

    The last place one'd expect to encounter malware would be at a celebrity's social profile.Turla, a Russian hacking collective, was recently found to be using Instagram comments as a means of hiding links to its malware. Known for targeting governments in the past, the hacker group appear..
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  • Did you ever try Russian food? If you’re not familiar with it, it doesn’t sound very appealing does it? Now imagine what these kids go through…

    Kids Try Russian Food

    Did you ever try Russian food? If you’re not familiar with it, it doesn’t sound very appealing does it? Now imagine what these kids go through…
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  • © Getty Images This year’s FIFA Confederations Cup and next year’s FIFA World Cup™ will be tobacco-free events. FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) announced the news this Wednesday 31 May, as World No Tobacco Day is celebrated across the world in conjunction with the World Health Organisation (WHO). This decision is based on FIFA´s long-standing commitment to counter the use of tobacco and its negative impacts, which started in 1986 when FIFA announced it would no longer accept advertising from the tobacco industry. "FIFA has banned smoking at FIFA World Cups since 2002 in order to respect and protect people’s Human Rights as a part of FIFA´s social responsibility commitment," said Federico Addiechi, FIFA's Head of Sustainability & Diversity. "FIFA´s Tobacco-Free Policy for FIFA Tournaments ensures that those who choose to, may only use tobacco products in designated areas, if in existence, to ensure that it does not harm others. The policy protects the right of the m..

    Russian showpieces to be tobacco-free events

    © Getty Images This year’s FIFA Confederations Cup and next year’s FIFA World Cup™ will be tobacco-free events. FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) announced the news this Wednesday 31 May, as World No Tobacco Day is celebrated across the world in conjunction with the World Health Organisation (WHO). This decision is based on FIFA´s long-standing commitment to counter the use of tobacco and its negative impacts, which started in 1986 when FIFA announced it would no longer accept advertising from the tobacco industry. "FIFA has banned smoking at FIFA World Cups since 2002 in order to respect and protect people’s Human Rights as a part of FIFA´s social responsibility commitment," said Federico Addiechi, FIFA's Head of Sustainability & Diversity. "FIFA´s Tobacco-Free Policy for FIFA Tournaments ensures that those who choose to, may only use tobacco products in designated areas, if in existence, to ensure that it does not harm others. The policy protects the right of the m..
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  • FOR many Americans, the term “special prosecutor” invokes the spectre of Kenneth Starr, whose long pursuit of the Clintons led eventually to Bill’s impeachment. The analogy points to two big objections faced by those who urge the appointment of a similar figure now. First, such inquiries can seem interminable, punitive and biased; second, the office that Mr ..

    How to probe the Trump campaign’s Russian links?

    FOR many Americans, the term “special prosecutor” invokes the spectre of Kenneth Starr, whose long pursuit of the Clintons led eventually to Bill’s impeachment. The analogy points to two big objections faced by those who urge the appointment of a similar figure now. First, such inquiries can seem interminable, punitive and biased; second, the office that Mr ..
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