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Moscow Comes to the Aid of Tokyo

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) -- With Tokyo pre-occupied with all of its problems, Moscow has stepped into the breach to stage this year's figure skating World Championships.

The International Skating Union says the championships will go ahead a few weeks later than originally scheduled at Moscow's Megasport Arena. Russia last hosted the event back in 2005, but at a different venue.

In a statement, the ISU says Moscow has promised easy access to visas which can often be difficult to obtain there.

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