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US athletes are unlikely to be hometown favorites at the Sochi Winter Olympics, but California-born skier Arman Serebrakian may garner more local support than most thanks to the Russian city’s sizeable Armenian population.
As a star ballet soloist of Moscow’s legendary Bolshoi Theater stands trial over an attack in which acid was thrown in the face of the ballet troupe’s artistic director, the scandals rocking the Russian ballet world have reached St. Petersburg, the historical home of the art form in Russia.
Investigators say that moments after Naida Asiyalova, a wan 30-year-old from Russia's violence-plagued republic of Dagestan, boarded a public bus one afternoon this week in the city of Volgograd, the bomb she was carrying exploded, claiming six lives.