Russia's Alexander Ovechkin (8) and Andrei Markov (79) react after losing the quarterfinal game to Canada 7-3 on Wednesday. Some Russian commentators called the game a "nightmare."
Russian retiree Leokadya Maximova, 72, of Kaliningrad says she is struggling to get by on her $265-a-month pension. She says the situation will prompt her to take to the streets with other anti-government protesters.
Presidential candidate Viktor Yanukovych greets supporters in the town of Yenakiyevo last week. The Ukrainian opposition leader faces Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in the second round of presidential voting on Sunday.
Viktor Yushchenko and onetime political ally Yulia Tymoshenko sing the Ukrainian national anthem in Kiev's central Independence Square in November 2004, during protests that became known as the Orange Revolution and that led ultimately to Yushchenko's election.
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