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More Russian Gay Activists Arrested On Olympics Opening Day

AP | Posted 02.07.2014 | Gay Voices

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian police on Friday arrested several gay rights activists protesting in St. Petersburg and Moscow on the opening ...

Where 'Game Of Thrones' Meets The Olympics

Posted 02.05.2014 | TV

How do you make the Winter Olympics truly epic? Open them with the voice of Tyrion Lannister. Peter Dinklage, who plays the witty Lannister on "Gam...

Critics Of Sochi Olympics Treated Like Terrorists

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 12.17.2013 | World

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — They are fearless, stubborn and increasingly under siege. Environmentalists, activists and journalists in Sochi have spent year...

'This T-Shirt Alone Would Be Enough To Have Me Jailed'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.12.2013 | Gay Voices

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are less than six months away and the debate continues to rage on about whether allies of the LGBT community should boy...

Human Rights Watch: Migrant Workers Face Abuses At Olympic Sites

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 02.07.2013 | Impact

SOCHI, Russia -- One year ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, the roads in the Black Sea resort and its surrounding mountains are lined with migran...

Medvedev: Russian Olympics Officials Must Resign After Vancouver Flop

AP | DAVID NOWAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MOSCOW — President Dmitry Medvedev demanded Monday that Russian sports officials step down over the country's dismal performance at the Winter O...