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  • Not, you know, Kostya, which is the actual diminutive and not even remotely hard to find out if you've ever read a Russian novel.

    Yellow Blue OH MY GOD NO

  • Besides the big house facing the street, he rented also a two-storey lodge in the yard at the back of his friend Kotchevoy, a lawyer's assistant whom all the Laptevs called Kostya, because he had grown up under their eyes.

    The Darling and Other Stories

  • Judah's IBF crown and Khan's WBA belt are at stake, with the American having regained his title, a decade after he lost it to Kostya Tszyu, by defeating Kaizer Mabuza in March.

    Amir Khan must be ready to take on 'a monster' in Zab Judah

  • A few weeks ago, Kostya Kennedy sat at a small table just past the security checkpoint inside LaGuardia Airport's Terminal D.

    Reading Between the Security Lines

  • Hatton's preferred dream is of the night six years ago when he thrilled his fans in Manchester by beating Kostya Tszyu, sending that wonderful champion into retirement.

    Ricky Hatton needs to ignore the siren call of the Golden Boy | Kevin Mitchell

  • While casting about for another project in the wake of the hundreds of millions he made from the syndication of Raymond, he's approached to travel to Moscow, to - he thinks - participate in the casting, writing and production of a pilot for a Russian version of the show - Everybody Loves Kostya - based on an already existing episode of Raymond.

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: Exporting Raymond

  • He's unhappy about the actor they choose for Kostya, the Raymond character - and unhappier still when the actor he prefers is under contract to the Moscow Art Theater a job that takes precedence over a lowly TV sitcom.

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: Exporting Raymond

  • Kostya Zolotusky , managing director of Boeing's financing arm, said of the $77 billion of global aircraft deliveries due this year, 30% have been funded by export-lending agencies, and 25% to 28% by commercial banks, with European commercial lending accounting for about 18% of overall lending.

    Loan Costs Hit Asian Firms

  • In Kostya Kennedy's recent book, "56," about the hitting streak, he quotes DiMaggio as saying he was willing to expand his zone in order to make contact.

    Can Cano Do the Impossible?

  • From left: my cousin Kostya, my grandfather and grandmother, Aunt Muza, my mother and father

    A Mountain of Crumbs

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