The owner of the Spartak Moscow and vice president of Russian oil company Lukoil, Leonid Fedún, has been hospitalized after contracting COVID-19.“Leonid Fedún, chairman of the board of directors of FC Spartak Moscow, has been diagnosed with coronavirus infection. He is currently being treated at the hospital, “the soccer club said in a brief statement.In the note, which does not specify how Fedún is, club wishes you a “speedy recovery”.The Russian league has been suspended since March 17 due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has so far affected 177,160 people in the country, of which 92,676 have been registered in Moscow, headquarters of Spartak and focus of the disease in Russia. Spartak, the most popular team in Russia, is the biggest disappointment of the season, as it is eighth in a league with 16 teams, in which the leader is Zenit Saint Petersburg and the red lantern is the Akhmat de Grozny.The leadership of the Russian First Division League (RPL) offered clubs two options on April 27 to resume national competition, suspended due to coronavirus: June 21 or 28. Both options take into account the possibility of finishing playing the Russian Cup, a decision that will ultimately be taken by the Russian Football Union.
Things to know for FridayToday is Friday, December 7 and here’s what you need to know for this weekend…Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack. The attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese was a surprise military strike against the United States naval base on the morning of December 7, 1941. The attack led to the United States’ entry into World War II. Over the next seven hours there were coordinated Japanese attacks on the U.S.-held Philippines, Guam and Wake Island and on the British Empire in Malaya, Singapore, and Hong Kong.6:00PM Tintoretto and Vince. Exploring the Late Italian Renaissance. The 500th anniversary of the birth of Jacopo Tintoretto (1518-1594), one of the most formidable painters of Renaissance Italy, is the occasion of great celebrations in Europe and America. Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for a conversation with Matteo Casini (Suffolk University) and Lorenzo Buonanno (University of Massachusetts, Boston).*Advertisement* Plan your events with the Community Calendar: Saturday, December 83:00PM NEMPAC & CWT Present “A Christmas Carol”. The North End Music & Performing Arts Center in partnership with the Charlestown Working Theater present a youth holiday musical production of A Christmas Carol at 442 Bunker Hill Street in Charlestown, see additional details here.6:00PM Literary Reading and Open Mic – Italian American Writer’s Association. The Italian American Writer’s Association is hosting a literary reading and open mic night at 189 North Street.Sunday, December 911:30AM Community Holiday Choir at Boston Public Market. Stop by the Boston Public Market for the NEMPAC community holiday choir.12:00PM Kids Christmas Program at Saint Agrippina Society. The Saint Agrippina Society will host its annual Christmas Program for North End kids (only), see additional details here.1:00PM 47th Annual North End Christmas Parade. The 47th Annual North End Christmas Parade is scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m. when Santa Claus arrives by helicopter at North End Park (Puopolo Field), see additional details here. 3:00PM NEMPAC & CWT Present “A Christmas Carol”. The North End Music & Performing Arts Center in partnership with the Charlestown Working Theater present a youth holiday musical production of A Christmas Carol at 442 Bunker Hill Street in Charlestown, see additional details here.5:00PM Choir Concert at Old North Church. Bring your friends to the Old North Church for an evening of magnificent choral music of the season. Suggested donation, $10 per person.Need to submit a post? Great, start here!Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.Weather Forecast: Currently Notable News:A People’s Guide for the People’s HarborThe Conservation Law Foundation has put together a new guide to help the public understand and advocate for their rights on the Boston Harbor Waterfront, check out the guide on CLF.org.Shine Bright: Currently Currently Did we miss something? Add it to the comments below. Follow @northend.waterfront on Instagram and tag #northend or #bostonwaterfront to have your photo featured!While you’re here …we have a small favor to ask. More people than ever are reading NorthEndWaterfront.com but we need your help making ends meet. Advertising doesn’t bring in enough to pay for reporting or editorial work. Keeping this website going takes a lot of time, money and hard work. But we do it because we believe community news is important – and we think you do too. If everyone who reads this site, who likes it, puts in a bit to pay for it, then our future would be much more secure. Checks can be made out to North End Boston LLC, 343 Commercial St. #508, Boston 02109 or contribute online using the following links:*Make a One-Time Contribution* or *Become a Patron*