All posts tagged "Russia"

  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement Wednesday denouncing Russia’s move to allow Crimea to join the Russian Federation, saying it won’t recognize the annexation treaty signed by President Vladimir Putin. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea under tacit pressure to join U.S.-led sanctions drive against Russia

    (Yonhap) — South Korea appears to be inching toward a moment of decision on whether and how to help its main ally, the United States, locked in a war of sanctions against Russia for its annexation of...

    • Posted March 21, 2014
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  • South Korea artists dance around an illuminated snowman after the handing over of the next Winter Olympics to Pyeongchang, during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
    See you in PyeongChang

    Gangwon Province resort town needs to be successful both in and after Olympics By Kim Tong-hyung After 17 days of drama and off-the-field controversy, the Sochi Olympics went into the books with a lavish ceremony on Sunday,...

    • Posted February 24, 2014
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    Sochi Winter Olympics ends with host on top

    S. Korea finishes with 3 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi drew to a conclusion on Sunday, with the host Russia back on top. The...

    • Posted February 24, 2014
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    Korean curling team hits Great Wall

    By Jung Min-ho Korea’s female curlers lost to China 11-3 after their worst performance at the Ice Cube Curling Center, Friday (KST), moving further away from their hope of reaching the semifinals on their first Olympic appearance....

    • Posted February 14, 2014
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  • Korea’s Park Seung-hi, right, had the lead when she was pushed from behind. Britain’s Elise Christie was placed last for causing the crash. (Yonhap)
    Park Seung-hi ‘Unlucky’ to win bronze medal

    Tripped from behind, settles for her 3rd Olympic bronze medal Women’s 500-meter short track skating final By Jung Min-ho, Kwon Ji-youn Park Seung-hi won a bronze medal in the women’s 500-meter final at the Iceberg Skating Palace...

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • Russia’s Yulia Lipnitskaya, top, has emerged as the biggest threat to Korean figure-skating megastar Kim Yu-na, who is looking to become only the third woman ever to repeat as Olympic champion. (AP-Yonhap, Korea Times)
    Yuna, you have competition !

    Russian prodigy Lipnitskaya emerges as threat to Kim’s repeat bid   By Kim Tong-hyung The last four years in women’s figure skating were defined by a rivalry as lopsided as a hammer versus a nail. Kim Yu-na,...

    • Posted February 10, 2014
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  • An Austrian athlete, in this Feb. 22, 2013, file photo, practices on a track at the Sanki Sliding Center during the Luge World Cup in Krasnaya Polyana. Korea’s sledding athletes headed straight to the center after arrival to check out the track ahead of the opening of the Sochi Winter Olympics on Friday. 
    Olympic Village “Inadequate”

    Last-minute preparations are well underway By Kwon Ji-youn Last-minute preparations are well underway as Korean athletes and officials begin arriving in Sochi to warm up for the Winter Games. A delegation of 46 Korean Olympians arrived at...

    • Posted February 4, 2014
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