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.
TAGGED: Russia, Sochi Olympics