Kuzmina won in a time of 21:06.08, Olga Vilukhina of Russia took silver, finishing 19.9 seconds behind the champion, Vita Semerenko of Ukraine took bronze, 21.7 seconds behind.
We are disappointed and shocked by the recurrent wave of violence in Ukraine that has cost lives of several people. We call on all stakeholders to take a moderate approach; we expect the state authorities to respect the freedom of assembly.
The forceful confrontation cannot be an instrument of a political struggle in modern Europe.
Slovenia became the surprise of the 2014 Olympic men's hockey tournament by posting a 3-1 win against Slovakia. For the first time in their nation’s history, Slovenia won an Olympic hockey game.
After two scoreless periods, Slovenia came to life early in the third and then held off a furious Slovakia rally.
Slovakia's ice hockey men's team failed, while the United States made a powerful statement of intent in the Olympic men's hockey competition with a 7-1 demolition of Slovakia in the opening Group A game.
Output prices of the domestic market dropped by 0,1 % in December 2013, compared with November 2013. Prices fell in electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 0,6 % and in water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation by 0,1 %. Prices grew in mining and quarrying by 1,2 % and in manufacturing by 0,2 %.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák met with his Maltese counterpart George Vella, who was accompanying the President of the Republic of Malta, George Abela, during his official visit to Slovakia.
Fourth seed Li Na won her second Grand Slam title after beating 20th seed Dominika Cibulkova in the Australian Open women's final (7-6 6-0).
Dominika Cibulkova after loss in final: "It's a big moment for me, I think I'm gonna cry....Will thank my coach, my boyfriend for all the support, my family back home. Will congratulate Li Na, she deserved to win."
World No.24 Dominika Cibulkova will play China's Li Na in the Australian Open final after both scored comfortable semi-final victories on Thursday.
Cibulkova, of Slovakia, belied the seedings in her 6-1, 6-2 defeat of Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska to make her first grand slam final.
President Ivan Gašparovič appreciated the friendliness of relations between the two countries at all levels.