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Maria Sharapova wins silver at London Olympics

Today, the famous tennis player Maria Sharapova, a member of the delegation of the Krasnodar Territory within the Russian Olympic team in London, has won the Silver Medal in single tennis competition.

On August 2, Sharapova, who victoriously started her performance in London, entered a semi-final and defeated another Russian player Maria Kirilenko.

In the final match held at the All-England Lawn-Court Tennis Club (Wimbledon), Sharapova, seeded No. 3, lost to American lost to Serena Williams, seeded No. 4 – 0:6, 1:6, the RIA "Novosti" reports.

The match lasted for just over an hour, the "Sport.ru" reports.

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  • Armenian priest killed in Syria

    Ovsep Petoyan, a spiritual pastor of the Armenian Catholic community of Qamishli, and his father were shot dead in the north-east of Syria. The responsibility for the killings was claimed by the "Islamic State" (IS), a terrorist organization banned in Russia by the court.

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  • Blogger Abdurakhmanov announces new Chechen authorities' campaign against him

    Chingiz Akhmadov, Director of the "Chechnya Today" Agency, has posted a video on the Instagram accusing Tumso Abdurakhmanov of lying. He quoted the blogger's saying about people from Chechnya who might have been involved in the murder in Germany of Zelimkhan Khangoshvili. According to Abdurakhmanov, the Chechen authorities have launched a new campaign aimed to discredit him.

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