December 20, 2013

Why Putin Cares So Much About Sochi

Marie Jego, Worldcrunch

The Associated Press

The Sochi Olympics are to Putin what Saint Petersburg was to Peter The Great. Freeing rivals, such as Khodorkovsky and Pussy Riot, are one more step toward sealing his place in history.

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