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Sochi Winter Olympics

U.S. Calls For Closer Security Cooperation With Russia After Bombings

Washington (AFP) – The United States on Monday called for closer security cooperation with Russia ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics, after two deadly bombings in the city of Volgograd. “The U.S. government has offered our full support to the Russian government in security preparations for the Sochi Olympic Games, and we would welcome the […]

December 30, 2013

Russia On Alert After Suicide Bombings Kill 31

Moscow (AFP) – At least 14 people were killed Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up on a packed trolleybus in Volgograd, raising new concerns about security at the Sochi Olympics a day after a deadly attack on the southern Russian city’s train station. President Vladimir Putin ordered stepped-up security across the country after […]

December 30, 2013

Putin Masters The Polls

December 27, 2013

In Sochi Olympic Games, Shades Of 1936

So who will be the Jesse Owens of the Sochi Winter Olympics? Who will be the brave athlete who shines in rebuttal to Russia’s crackdown on anything determined to be “gay propaganda”? Welcome to the new Cold War. For Owens, the nemesis was Hitler’s ideology of racial superiority that placed Nordic “Aryans” at the pinnacle […]

December 23, 2013