Kseniya Ryzhova

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Russian Runners on Kiss: 'Someone's Sick Fantasies'

Yeah, doesn't sound like it was a protest

(Newser) - It was the kiss seen 'round the world: Russian runners Ksenia Ryzhova and Yulia Guschina seemed to touch lips twice while kissing each other on the cheek on Saturday, first after managing to beat the US team to take gold in the 400m relay at the World Athletics Championships,... More »

Female Russian Runners Kiss—Very Publicly

Kseniya Ryzhova, Tatyana Firova smooch atop podium, set tongues wagging

(Newser) - Maybe it was just affection or maybe a blatant political statement, but as the debate heats up over Russia's anti-gay policies , two female Russian runners yesterday shared a very public smooch—atop the winner's podium at the World Athletics Championship in Moscow. Kseniya Ryzhova and Tatyana Firova had... More »

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