Vladimir Putin to Channel Russian Nationalism at Sochi Olympics

  As the opening ceremonies draw near, Russian President Vladimir Putin looks to channel Russian nationalism at the Sochi Olympics. Despite concerns that range from government corruption in the preparations, to terrorist attacks, to the ongoing controversy of Russia’s attitude towards homosexuals, Putin is determined to use the Sochi Games to show Russia in the […]

Putin Promises No Problems at Sochi Olympics

Putin Promises No Problems at Sochi Olympics

Russian President Vladimir Putin promises no problems at the upcoming Sochi Olympics, but says that Russia needs to get rid of homosexuality.  Putin has come under fire almost since the anti-propaganda law governing homosexuality was passed in June 2013. The anti-propaganda law has caused many gay rights activists to call upon athletes to boycott the […]

Khodorkovsky Speaks Out

Khodorkovsky Speaks Out

Mikhail Khodorkovsky is speaking out for the first time in a decade. Once ranked as the richest man in Russia, as well as Forbes’ 16th richest man in the world, Khodorkovsky was a model of success in the post-Soviet era of perestroika. He accumulated a tremendous amount of wealth during the privatization of state-owned assets, […]