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Russian Hockey Team In USSR Jersey: Raises Suspicion Amid Russia-Ukraine Tensions

The Russian national ice hockey team raised suspicion by wearing USSR jersey which had USSR or CCCP written in the Cyrillic alphabet in a game against Finland on December 19th. Though Finland won by 3-2 but the Russian team made it to the breakings because of the jersey which gave ways to various speculations amid the Russia-Ukraine tensions going on. The former Prime Minister of Finland, Alexander Stubb condemned this step by tweeting and calling it “an offensive gesture that does not belong to the sport or anywhere else.” Since last more than a month massive (around 90’000) Russian military troops have been deployed close to the border of Ukraine. This build up has alarmed the West and they have warned of the signs of Russia engaging into a war in efforts to capture Ukraine anyti...

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