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Paul was even made an honorary citizen of the panish town of Carballiño after the tournament and served as an ambassador for England's unsuccessful bid to host the 2018 World Cup. Like any public figure, Paul had to deal with his critics. Then-Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called the famous octopus a symbol of western decadence and decay. … [Read more...] about ‘Psychic Cat’ Has a Feline Russia Will Win World Cup Opener
In the immediate aftermath of the 2012 protests came a new enthusiasm for Russian opposition figures to enter public office. Navalny’s run for mayor of Moscow in 2013 earned him around a third of the vote—a statistic he still cites as a barometer for success in a robust, pro-government system. This autumn Moscow and other cities and regions will elect representatives again. While the boost of Russia’s World Cup for Putin’s image abroad and a possible boon for tourism is likely, the taste of illusory freedom is fading fast for Russians. The fond memories of this summer may matter a lot less to them, when they turn to their government after the confetti has fallen. … [Read more...] about The World Cup Is Over, but Has Vladimir Putin Come Out the Big Winner?
GulfTalent said the potential productivity loss is particularly high, especially when regional teams are competing, matches take place during work hours and the ease with which games can be streamed through smartphones. The site said that regional “employers with poor or inadequate guidelines are likely to suffer a disproportionate amount of absenteeism and staff distraction.” … [Read more...] about Arab Countries Will Essentially Shut Down For Two Months Because of the World Cup and Ramadan
After France beat Croatia, celebrations exploded across the country. One million fans flooded the streets of Paris, with revelers swarming the famous Avenue des Champs-Élysées. Fans partied in the streets through the night, setting off firecrackers and dancing in the streets. … [Read more...] about Two Die in France During World Cup Celebrations