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- First appearance: Street Fighter II: The World Warrior.
(Translated from the archived site)
By order of the Great Leader, Zangief, the Russian Red Cyclone, is to take part in the tournament.
In order to expose the conspiracy behind the tournament and to tear apart the sadness across Mother Russia, he will use his explosive wrestling!
"Khorosho (All right), Russia! I, Zangief, will surely throw the sorrow out of the Motherland!!"