A bomb attack on a trolley bus on Monday morning in Volgograd comes less than a day after a fatal bombing at the city's railway station. Investigators believe Islamist fighters from the North Caucasus were behind both suicide attacks.
Russia has denied investigative journalist Hajo Seppelt a visa to enter the country for the upcoming World Cup. Moscow is still refusing to come clean about its state-sponsored doping system, writes Tobias Oelmaier.
There was plenty of drama on Day 14 of the Pyeongchang Winter Games, where a 15-year-old figure skater stole the headlines and Germany pulled off a massive upset in ice hockey.
Norway's domination at the Pyeongchang Games has continued, with more medals on Day 12. The Germans, meanwhile, upset world champions Sweden to advance to the semifinals of the men's ice hockey tournament.
Day 8 saw gold for Poland, Britain, Slovakia, South Korea, Norway, Switzerland and Canada. Czech snowboarder Ester Ledecka caused a shock in the Super-G and Japan's Yuszuru Hanyu took figure skating honors.
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