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Vladimir Putin Congratulates Russian Women's Chess Team

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Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Vladimir Putin greeting Boris Gelfand and Viswanathan Anand, the participants of the 2012 World Chess Championship Match in Moscow

According to Itar-Tass:

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated the Russian women team with the victory at the 2014 FIDE Chess Olympiad in Norways Tromso, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday.

The president has sent a congratulatory telegram to members and coaches of the Russian womens chess team, which won the gold of the Chess Olympiad in Norway, Peskov said.

Notably, Dmitry Peskov is the Head of the Board of Trustees of the Russian Chess Federation. Other members are elite politicians, businessmen, artists, media moguls, et al.


President of the Russian Federation. Notice by telegraph. Moscow, Gogol Boulevard, 14/1, Russian Chess Federation.

To Russian women's chess team: O.A. Girya, V.E. Gunina, A.K.Kosteniuk, E.A.Lagno, N.A.Pogonina

Dear Olga Alexandrovna, Valentina Evgenyevna, Alexandra Konstantinovna, Ekaterina Alexandrovna, Natalia Andreevna!

I heartily congratulate you on your triumph at the international Chess Olympiad in Tromso.

I am happy that our national team won the most prestigious cup in the chess community for the third time in a row, thus upholding the victorious traditions of our chess school. This remarkable achievement is a well-deserved reward for your mastery,  self-control and a truly fighting spirit. I wish you further successes and all the best!

V. Putin

5:41 p.m., August 16, 2014

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Comments (4)
1. Written by Seth on 02:30 19 2014 .
Well no wonder Russia won...Anand AND Gelfand both on the team? 
I only wonder how they convinced everyone they were Russian women? :x
2. Written by 0_x on 19:26 20 2014 .
lol. Stfu :D
*slaps with right hand!* 
Thats for defaming Urself & Ur country's talented players, by starting BS theory after "not winning" the olympiad. 
*slaps with left hand!* 
thats for Anand & Gelfand.. 
*Throws Pogonina & Lagno at you.!* 
Thats for Russia. 
*Injects SQLs in ur mouth...!* 
And thats for unclassy trolling at serious article; for the 733T5, cybertrolls and bots. 
3. Written by Seth on 04:37 22 2014 .
lol. Stfu :D
It's pretty clear my comment was a joke. 
Not sure what to make of your babble, though! :?  
My congrats to Natalia and the Russian team!
4. Written by 0_x on 15:03 22 2014 .
lol. Stfu :D
Im pretty sure why i did that... :p 
Clear your cookies & google history. 
Dont even worry abt it. 
...pardon my tactical blunders & gambits.. :p 

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