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Match of Death

A Football Match to Die for and History

For both internal and external reasons Russian patriotism is now high currency and Putin’s administration, fully cloaked in it, wishes it to stay high. Reminiscent of any of Hollywood’s rash of patriotic movies of the 40s and 50s, the Kremlin-subsidized movie “The Death Match” recounts the story of the football match between Russians (Soviets) and […]

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