On National Teams and Negronis
With nine Olympians across four rosters, SKA fans have a lot of TV to watch this February. Let me tell you about our foreign legion—a literal fireside chat from an icon of imperial Saint Petersburg.
Since initial publication of this story, Andrey Kuzmenko and Joonas Kemppainen departed their respective Olympic teams. I’ve left their profiles in the article below.
Saint Petersburg’s Lion Palace, immortalized in Alexander Pushkin’s epic poem The Bronze Horseman, began construction in 1817. It is no…