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    Russia defeated Finland on Sunday in the third-place match at the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship in German Cologne with the score 5-3 and became the bronze winner.

    Russian Hockey Team Wins Bronze Medal Game Against Finland at World Championship

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    Russia defeated Finland on Sunday in the third-place match at the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship in German Cologne with the score 5-3 and became the bronze winner.

    COLOGNE (Sputnik) — Nikita Gusev scored for Russia twice, while Vladimir Tkachyov, Bogdan Kiselevich and Nikita Kucherov scored in all three periods. Finland's Mikko Rantanen, Mikko Lehtonen and Veli-Mati Savinainen scored their goals in the second and the third periods.

    The final game of the championship will take place on Sunday in Cologne at 8:45 p.m. local times (18:45 GMT) between Canada and Sweden.

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