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Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav ‘Slava’ Fetisov On “Red Army”

“Red Army” revolves around Vyacheslav “Slava” Fetisov – the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you’ll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia’s hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.

01/22/2015

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Md. Astronaut Evacuated From International Space Station

It’s never happened before today. Alarms aboard the International Space Station force an evacuation by astronauts, from the American section of the station into the Russian compartment.

01/14/2015

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Local Supporters Continue Efforts For Civilians Caught In Ukraine

The ceasefire between the Ukrainian government and Russian-backed separatists is short lived.

09/07/2014

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Snowden Granted Permission To Stay In Russia 3 More Years

U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden will be allowed to stay in Russia for three more years.

08/07/2014

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Md. Congressman Ruppersberger On Putin: ‘We’ve Got To Stand Up To Him’

New sanctions unleashed against Russia after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

07/30/2014

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Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger Weighs In On Ukraine Crisis

US intelligence has evidence that Russia is behind the crash, despite the country’s denials.

07/23/2014

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Md. Astronaut Achieves His Dream And Blasts Into Space

Late Wednesday night, a Russian spacecraft carrying Baltimore native Reid Wiseman successfully docked at the International Space Station.

05/28/2014

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Sen. Ben Cardin In Ukraine To Help Monitor Presidential Election

As Ukrainians prepare to elect a new president this weekend, Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin is there as part of a congressional delegation to monitor the vote. The election is taking place amid the country’s tense standoff with Russia.

05/24/2014

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Cockeysville Father Of 2 Set To Launch Into Outer Space

He’s the dad next door, but he’s about to launch into outer space. Cockeysville native Reid Wiseman is part of the next crew heading to the International Space Station.

05/09/2014

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Local Md. Ukrainians Fear Armed Russian Invasion Could Lead To War

The Maryland Ukrainian community is watching the escalating turmoil in their country, as President Obama fires a warning shot at the Russian government.

02/28/2014

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Ukrainians In Md. React To Bloodshed In Their Homeland

Violent outbreak in Ukraine. Twenty thousand protesters clashed with riot police in the nation’s capital. The anti-government protesters want the country to align with Eastern Europe as the country’s leaders strengthen ties with Russia. Ukrainians in Maryland are reacting to the bloodshed.

02/18/2014

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Steve Davis: Do Them A Favor: Make Your Kids Watch The Olympics!

Steve Davis gives some parenting advice. Our youth need a break from the normal “junk” TV and a chance to experience a new world of athletic competition as well as a great opportunity to be patriotic.

02/11/2014

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