Kickbacks, embezzlement: the Winter Olympics Putin-style

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    This article explores the corruption and cronyism involved in the bidding process and organisation of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. The article details the Games' orgainising committee's links to Russian organised crime outfits and the suppression of dissenting opinion by the Putin Government.

    Period6 Jan 2014

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    • Olympic Games
    • Sochi
    • Putin
    • Corruption
    • Cronyism