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The party Civil Platform intends to return to active politics and businessman Mikhail Prokhorov may head it again, Rifat Shaikhutdinov, chairman of the party's federal political committee, said in an interview published in Monday's edition of Izvestia. "Yes, he could do it any moment," Shaikhutdinov said, responding to a question as to whether Prokhorov may lead the party again. "But I think a decision on this matter will be made in 2016, when we understand how we will run in the State Duma elections. We are now thinking about it and we are experimenting with various forms," he said. Russia Beyond The Headlines

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Dynamo Moscow (Russian Superleague) inked 24-year old American guard Tyshawn Taylor. Taylor managed to play in three leagues last year. He played in the summer at Atleticos de San German in Puerto Rican BSN league where in 17 games he recorded very impressive stats: 23.0ppg, 3.9rpg, 6.6apg and 1.6spg. The last season he played at Maine Red Claws in D-League. In 23 games he averaged 14.2ppg, 4.1rpg, 5.0apg and 1.3spg. Taylor also spent pre-season at the Pelicans in NBA that year. The other team he played that season for were the Nets in NBA. In 22 games he averaged 4.0ppg and 1.6apg. Another team Taylor played shortly was Springfield Armor in D-League. In two games he averaged 9.0ppg, 3.5rpg, 4.0apg and 1.5spg. Interperformances

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DeAndre Kane signed a contract to play in Russia with Krasny Oktyabr. The rookie comes from Iowa State where he averaged 17 points, 6.8 rebounds and 5.9 assists as senior in NCAA. Sportando

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Russian shooting guard Dmitry Kulagin is receiving interest from the Sacramento Kings and is seriously considering coming to the NBA, a source told Yahoo Sports. Kulagin, 22, averaged 7.3 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists for Russia BC Triumph Lyubertsy last season. The 6-foot-6, 195-pounder, who was not selected in the 2014 NBA draft, is no longer draft eligible. He could be signed as a free agent, though his NBA team would be subject to buyout terms from his Russian team. Yahoo! Sports

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Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar signed former Denver Nuggets foward Anthony Randolph. Randolph averaged 4.8 points and 2.8 rebounds per game with Denver last season. Sportando

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