New Article up on OSU's "Origins": " Russia, Gay Rights, and the Sochi Olympics"

The issue: The Sochi Olympics were designed to be a crowning moment in the Russia of Vladimir Putin, a chance to move on from the years of breakdown and uncertainty that followed the end of the Soviet Union and to celebrate a strong, new Russia. And they have been. But the games have also been marred by cost overruns, corruption, terrorist threats, and most especially international backlash against Russian treatment of homosexuality.

Website: Euxeinos 12/2013 Sochi and the 2014 Olympics

Title: Euxeinos 12/2013 Sochi and the 2014 Olympics: Game over?
Description: Euxeinos 12/2013 Sochi and the 2014 Olympics: Game over? is now available online. Guest Editor Martin Mller (Zrich) Contents: Sochi and the 2014 Olympics: Game over? Editorial by Martin Mller, University of Zurich Display Window or Tripwire? The Sochi Winter Games, the Russian Great Power Ideal and...
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