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Mbappe, Modric challenge Messi’s, Ronaldo’s hold on FIFA’s Best awards

APRNEWS - World Cup finalists, Kylian Mbappe and Luka Modric have been nominated to challenge Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s stranglehold on the World Footballer of the Year title as announced by FIFA yesterday. They are among 10 candidates shortlisted for the title currently held by Ronaldo.


God or Stalin': conservative Russia editor set to become top culture MP

APRNEWS - An ultra-conservative journalist and MP who once said only God or Stalin could save Russia is set to be appointed head of the country's culture committee in parliament's lower house, media said Wednesday.

The nomination of Elena Yampolskaya to the high-profile post has provoked a mixed reaction in the country's arts community.



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