It's a clear sign Putin is doing everything within his power to prevent a massive social controversy from occurring. In the end, it will be a surprise if all the political maneuvering and rhetoric has any effect on the Olympics.
Being open to the unexpected, whether far away or at home, can catapult you into the present moment so you can snatch these opportunities for expansion, bringing you closer to who you are meant to be in this world.
As a nature photographer, my big challenge is to avoid photographic clichés. Finding a new viewpoint is especially difficult to achieve at the Maroon Bells, one of the most photographed places on Earth.