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2005-11-30 20:16:31

By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - As a three-times world figure skating champion Yevgeny Plushenko could have been forgiven for thinking he was one of the most recognizable faces in Russia.

2005-11-25 15:46:59

By Gennady Fyodorov ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Yevgeny Plushenko made a triumphant return to international competition after an eight-month injury lay-off by winning the short programme with a personal best in the Cup of Russia Grand Prix on Friday.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.