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Russian Politicians Call for USA World Cup Ban

  • Reuters, Wednesday, March 12, 2014 4:53 PM
Russian politicians Aleksandr Sidyakin and Mikhail Markelov have demanded that the United States be kicked out of this year's World Cup in addition to having its membership with world soccer's governing body FIFA terminated, Reuters reports. In an open letter to FIFA, the politicians cited aggressive actions against Yugoslavia, Iraq and Libya as well as attempts to encroach on Syria, as reasons for asking for the ban.

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