I got around doing subtitles for Sofia's video interview, now available on Katze Lucinda youtube channel:
The other interviews (Lisa Tuktamysheva and Andrei Lazukin, Dmitri Aliev) are longer, I'm not sure when I can do subtitles.
Video interview with Dmitri Aliev on the website of the Russian Figure Skating Federation: https://www.fsrussia.ru/intervyu/4474-videointervyu-dmitriya-alieva-lyublyu-katatsya-togda-kogda-dusha-poet.html
It is in Russian, again hopefully there will be a version with English subtitles soon.
Video interviews with Sofia Samodurova:
and with Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Andrei Lazukin (together)...
Polina Kostiukovich/Dmitri Ialin have not split up, they are training. I saw them Saturday at the Academy. They also participated in the test skates of the Petersburg Federation (skated the short program). It is not such an easy time for them with growth and puberty, but hopefully they'll...
Alisa Fedichkina was not taking part. Stanislava Konstantinova was not there either as she goes to that Aurora Festival this week (leaving Thursday). I feel she could have skated the short, but okay.
Lisa Tuktamysheva looked good, going for two 3A in the long program! Sofia Samodurova, Alena...
The St. Petersburg Figure Skating Federation will held their local test skates for senior and junior skaters August 19 to 22. The single skaters are performing on Monday and Tuesday, pairs and dancers on Wednesday and Thursday. Unfortunately, these test skates are closed to the public and media...
I haven't yet had time to watch the junior test skates, but when I saw Shanaeva/Naryzhnyi in practice in May and working on their FD, I thought they looked really good. I am expecting them to do very well this season if they continue to progressed like that.
You didn't get my point. The reference about "Russians burying Aljona" was not used in the Russian version, but that doesn't mean that it was never said. (Actually, you see that part of that is still there: и все быстро ротики свои позакрывали (everybody shout their mouths quickly).
You must have misread something. In the English version by saying "in Russia they wanted to bury her" Sergei did not mean that she skated for Russia. He had in mind some Russian coaches and media who made comments about Aljona that she is done, won't get anywhere etc.
The Russian and the...
Interview with Sergei Voronov at the Russian Fed's website:
English version now available on figureskating-online.com: