Presidential spokesman Alexei Gromov told RIA Novosti on Monday that Vladimir Putin congratulated the Russian youth hockey team on winning the World Cup in Canada.
The head of state congratulated team players, coaches as well as "those who made their contribution to the World Champions title being preserved by the Russian juniors."
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Posters for the play "Adam and Eve. Life after Paradise" with pictures of dancers Arsen Aghamalyan and Oksana Vasilyeva were banned in the city of Tver, Central Russia