Ministry reports US spy agencies' latest attempt to recruit Russian worker was on Jan 14Russian Politics & Diplomacy January 18, 21:57
Austria’s president-elect says he is ready to maintain good relations with RussiaWorld January 18, 21:50
Putin briefs Merkel, Hollande on steps to implement Syrian ceasefireRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 18, 20:39
Putin, Merkel, Hollande agree to give fresh impetus to Normandy Four activitiesRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 18, 20:26
Russian Eurobonds may be floated in spring 2017 — finance ministerBusiness & Economy January 18, 19:48
Russia, Turkey report 14 ceasefire breaches in Syria per dayWorld January 18, 19:17
Analyst believes removal of sanctions can be political bargaining chip with RussiaRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 18, 18:45
Arctic Forum’s task is to change perception of region as source of raw material — officialBusiness & Economy January 18, 18:28
OPEC revises Russia’s oil production outlook downward by 110,000 bpd in 2017Business & Economy January 18, 18:20
MOSCOW, May 17. /TASS/. The Belarusian national ice hockey team skated past France to 3-0 victory of their final group stage match of the 2016 IIHF World Championship played on late Tuesday afternoon in Russia’s St. Petersburg.
Following the scoreless opening period Belarus opened the score with a goal delivered into the French net by forward Andrei Stas five minutes into the second period. His teammate Platt Geoff scored another goal for Belarus with little over a minute remaining in the period.
It was Stas again in the closing period after assisted by Charles Linglet he scored another goal increasing his team’s dominance to 3-0, which remained unanswered before the final siren of the match.
Winning two out of seven matches played, Belarus eventually finished in 6th place of its Group B leaving behind France and Hungary in 7th and 8th places respectively.
The matches of the 2016 IIHF World Championship are held in the Russian capital of Moscow and in the country’s second largest city of St. Petersburg between May 6 and 22. A total of 16 national teams, qualified to play in the 2016 IIHF World Championship, were divided into two groups.
The 12,000-seat VTB Ice Palace in Moscow hosts the matches of Group A, which comprise the teams from Russia, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Latvia, Norway, Denmark and Kazakhstan.