Summary Erik Drost / FlickrRussian priest says, wearing pink or blue shoes, the players might as well wear women's panties or a bra. "The liberal ideology of globalism clearly wants to oppose Christianity with football. I'm sure of it. Therefore I am glad that the Russian players have failed and, by the grace of God, no longer participate in this homosexual abomination," the priest wrote in his online column. The Russian national team exited the tournament before the knockout rounds, having failed to win a single match in the group stages.
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Summary Russian Orthodox priest calls World Cup a 'homosexual abomination,' citing pink shoes and fun haircuts. Shumsky also wrote he was offended by the "unthinkable haircuts" of certain players. Unlike the thousands of Russian soccer fans heartbroken by their team's early elimination from the World Cup, Shumsky thanked the "grace of God" for the team's loss.
Summary Annette Drost, manager of Municipal Law Enforcement Services in the City's Parking and Licensing Department and Compliance Services, stands next to a solar-powered parking meter on Clarence St. in London, Ontario on Monday July 7, 2014. "For the most part, I would say 360 days of the year we don't have any problems with the solar. So we're not concerned." The city is replacing the five solar pay meters removed from the municipal lots with electrically powered ones.