January 29, 2014

Influence Peddling at the Feeding Troughs of Sochi

Neef & Schepp, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

Though the Olympic Games in Sochi don't begin until next week, the victor is already clear: Vladimir Putin. The president has used the spectacle -- and the vast construction contracts involved -- to secure his own power and to rid himself of rivals.

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