February 11, 2014
Russia Wants Hockey Gold -- Too Much
Lawrence Martin, Globe and Mail
The Associated Press
Building expectations, the Russians have been saying that the hockey prize is far and away what matters most at these Games. We can imagine how their man of steel, President Vladimir Putin, will gloat if they pull it off. It’s not the Cold War again, but the former KGB agent is flexing his muscles the world over, including in the Canadian Arctic.
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