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Sochi Opening Ceremony Marks Start Of Putin's Games

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 04.09.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — They're designed to celebrate a millennium of Russian might and this country's modern rebound, and kick off two weeks of extrao...

Russia, Gays, Vodka and Foreign Policy

Daniel Wagner | Posted 10.26.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

President Putin is masterful at intermingling nationalism and patriotism with domestic and foreign policy. He seems to have perfected his art with the passage of the recent anti-gay laws in Russia, prompting outrageous attacks on gay Russians.