“Nobody should criticize Tutberidze. A trip to the USA is her business, she lives her own life, resists what is happening around her.” Renat Laishev

Posted on 2023-01-03 • No comments yet

Sambo-70 President Renat Laishev spoke about the trip of Eteri Tutberidze to the USA. View this post on [...]

“I wish to everyone less hate in your soul. Hate is destructive.” New Years’ greetings from Eteri Tutberidze

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Eteri Tutberidze congratulated her followers on the New Year. View this post on Instagram A post [...]

Renat Laishev: “Davis and Smolkin can be intelligence officers for our federation in the capitalist states, KGB agents abroad.”

Posted on 2022-12-02 • 3 comments

Sambo-70 President Renat Laishev believes that Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin will still represent Russia at [...]

Gleb Smolkin: “When what happened in February happened, we immediately applied for my green card”

Posted on 2022-12-01 • 1 comment

Gleb Smolkin, who performs in ice dance in a pair with Diana Davis, explained why they do not come to Russian [...]

“To say that we won’t notice their absence is an insult. To say that we’ll notice … Why won’t they participate then?” Tarasova and Kogan about the participation of Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin in the Russian Nationals

Posted on 2022-11-25 • 1 comment

Director General of the Russian Figure Skating Federation (FFKR) Alexander Kogan and Tatiana Tarasova spoke about the [...]

“There’s only one Homeland. They will understand it, but it will be too late.” Russian specialists about Davis/Smolkin not coming to Grand Prix

Posted on 2022-11-08 • 1 comment

Coaches and all our favorite experts on Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin missing the grand-prix stage in Moscow. photo [...]

Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin will miss the fourth stage of the Russian Grand Prix in Moscow

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Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin will miss the fourth stage of the Russian Grand Prix in Moscow. View this post [...]

“Girls, look at me with my problems and don’t ever do this. This’s your health. Sports will end, and you’ll live with this body and psyche.” Betina Popova about eating disorder and other topics

Posted on 2022-11-03 • No comments yet

Former ice dancer Betina Popova about new competitions, Natalia Zabiiako, Davis/Smolkin, training during periods and [...]

“Given the current situation, I assume that they will not come.” Russian experts about Davis/Smolkin being announced for Russian GP

Posted on 2022-09-29 • 1 comment

Russian coaches and everyone who couldn't keep silent commented on the news that Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin [...]

“Why in the current situation do the members of the Russian national team, whom the country continues to finance, need to stay in the United States at all costs?” Elena Vaytsekhovskaya about Davis / Smolkin not coming to the test skates

Posted on 2022-09-20 • 5 comments

Russian sports journalist Elena Vaytsekhovskaya commented on the information that Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin will [...]

“This question is not for me, but for our great patriot – coach-mother Eteri Tutberidze” Irina Rodnina on the information about the transfer of Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin to the US team.

Posted on 2022-09-19 • No comments yet

Irina Rodnina commented on the information about the transfer of Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin to the US team. [...]

“This is bullshit! They cannot be American skaters, they are our skaters. There can be no requests about their transfer.” Russian experts about Davis / Smolkin becoming a members of US skating clubs

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Russian experts about information that Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin will switch to US national team. View [...]

“In Georgia, we are incredibly proud of Eteri Tutberidze, and if I have the opportunity, I will try to help her and no one knows yet how.” President of the Georgian Figure Skating Federation Mariam Giorgobiani

Posted on 2022-09-18 • No comments yet

President of the Georgian Figure Skating Federation Mariam Giorgobiani spoke about the development of the sport in the [...]

“I couldn’t have done better the job that I did with them. The initiative to end our cooperation was not mine.” Igor Shpilband about Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin

Posted on 2022-09-12 • No comments yet

Igor Shpilband spoke about why he no longer works with Russian figure skaters Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin. [...]

Eteri Tutberidze visited the United States for the second time during the off-season

Posted on 2022-07-29 • 2 comments
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According to Match TV, Eteri Tutberidze visited the United States for the second time during the off-season, where she [...]

“It wasn’t the federation who monitored Davis/Smolkin, but the new chairman of the ISU technical committee Shawn Rettstatt. This is a very professional move – most likely organized by Tutberidze.” Judge Alexander Vedenin

Posted on 2022-07-15 • No comments yet

Judge Alexander Vedenin commented on the information that the Russian ice dance duo Diana Davis - Gleb Smolkin have [...]

Betina Popova: “It’s considered wrong to whine about eating disorders and psychological health problems, but you need to talk about them, otherwise they won’t be resolved.”

Posted on 2022-07-13 • No comments yet

Interview with former ice dancer Betina Popova. Betina spoke about motivation for skaters to stay sport despite being [...]

Tutberidze played a key role in Davis/Smolkin change of coach. She had questions for Shpilband, which couldn’t be resolved even in personal communication during her visit to the United States

Posted on 2022-07-08 • No comments yet

Eteri Tutberidze played a key role in the fact that Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin stopped working with Igor [...]

Renat Laishev: “Tutberidze has a difficult character. But she is a modern example of how to treat students. Both carefully and reverently at the same time.”

Posted on 2022-07-04 • No comments yet

Interview with Sambo-70 president Renat Laishev. About Eteri Tutberidze, Diana Davis possible switch to US national [...]

“Training with our new team, we’re athletes of the Russian national team and are looking forward to starting the new season at the test skates.” Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin

Posted on 2022-07-01 • 2 comments

Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin denied information about their transition to the US team. View this post on [...]

“They can show all their skills anywhere and still be ambassadors of Russian ideas, thoughts, our national team, our country.” Zhulin, Tarasova, Laishev about rumours that Davis and Smolkin will skate for USA

Posted on 2022-06-30 • 2 comments

More comments from Russia about possible change of citizenship by Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin. View this [...]

“This is not true! I believe that our guys, our students are our people.” Tarasova and Laishev about rumours that Davis and Smolkin having a try out for USFS

Posted on 2022-06-29 • No comments yet

The Skating Lesson announced that Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin will be monitored by the the US Figure Skating [...]

“Phenomenal duo! From an artistic point of view, they are exceptional.” Benoit Richaud about working with Diana Davis / Gleb Smolkin and Tutberidze

Posted on 2022-06-22 • No comments yet

Benoit Richaud, about working with Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin and why they're a phenomenal pair. Benoit also shared [...]

Alexander Zhulin: “Instead of sitting without international competitions, since Diana Davis has a passport, it might be better to skate for the USA.”

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Alexander Zhulin believes that many Russian skaters can start changing sports citizenship and also commented on rumors [...]