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Autocracy and dehumanization of society: Putin’s Olympic drama

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Instead writing about winners and Olympic everydayness of the competitors, the media have become full with reporting of the active Putin presence at the Olympic Games in Sochi. In typical KGB communist pattern Putin has been abusing the humanistic spirit of sport by imbedding his personality into a structure related to the advance of human culture. As it is well known, this is the communism which has been using the political power as a hat of any activity, to be able to make culture and sport servers of the corrupted and criminal power.

The presence of Putin at the Olympic Games in Sochi more than the official opening is violence against humanity and democracy. The sport neither needs political power nor should be used for a curtain of social injustice, practiced psychotronic terrorism, widest corrupted terrorist spy global system and damaging of culture globally.

Probably after Sochi the organizers of the next Olympic Games should change the policy and make rules which exclude any politicians from active presence at the Olympic Games.

From Putin’s Run for Gold, by By Brett Forrest
At $50 billion and counting, the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, will be the most expensive Olympic Games ever. Intended to showcase the power of Vladimir Putin’s Russia, they may instead highlight its problems: organized crime, state corruption, and the terrorist threat within its borders… more

From Putin is losing the Sochi Olympic game, by Jackson Diehl (Feb 2, 2014)
…. the Sochi Olympics are more likely to become a forum for the demonstration of how and why Putin’s rule of Russia has failed — and how his power is ebbing both abroad and at home.

From Sochi Project: Putin’s private project

The Winter Olympics in Sochi will be the most expensive ever. Not only because they are being held in a subtropical resort where, until recently, there were no IOC/Olympic-approved facilities and everything had to be built from scratch, but also because these Olympics are the product of an infinitely corrupt economy. With few exceptions, a handful of Putin's cronies are the only ones to have benefited from the event. More…

From The dark side of Vladimir Putin's Winter Olympic Games by Neil Tweedie
Corruption, environmental damage and, absurdly, no snow. Neil Tweedie reports from Sochi on the vanity project crippling Russia. More…

From The corruption Games? Putin foes trying to make the mud stick over Sochi's cost, by Margaret Evans
Anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny says Sochi Olympics are "a monument to embezzlement". More...



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