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Russia aiming for redemption at ice hockey worlds

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Russia's ice hockey team will be looking for redemption when the world championships begin in Minsk on Friday. 

Finland's Mikael Granlund (L) scores against Russia's goalkeeper Semyon Varlamov during the Men's Ice Hockey Play-offs Quarterfinals at the Bolshoy Ice Dome during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 19, 2014

They came into their home Olympics in Sochi as one of the favourites for gold but suffered failure and humiliation when Finland eliminated them in the quarter-finals.

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