Russian community celebrates the World Cup

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The Russian community in Brooklyn celebrated the World Cup as it began Thursday with the country's national team off to a strong start.

That lifted business at the Cherry Hill Gourmet Market, a Russian grocery store.

"We also have a specialty cheese donut," boasts manager Namik Yevdayev. "It looks like a soccer ball in honor of the World Cup."

But for Yevdayev, the boost in business means he'll have to record the games and watch them later.

At least one of his employees found a way to watch from the store.

"I've been watching the whole day," says Arturo Tlamani. "I've got my app right now on the phone."

Go HERE to watch an interview with Yevdayev.

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