Controversial Politics Surrounding Sochi Olympics 2014

Tuesday, 21 January 2014 | A Public Affair

With the Winter Olympics just around the corner, what’s happening in terms of the politics surrounding the events? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to get the latest update on the Sochi 2014 Olympics.

On Tuesday January 21st our sub host, Yuri Rashkin, spoke with UW-Madison Professor of History David McDonald and Konstantin von Eggert to give us the latest update on the Sochi 2014 Olympics.

Historically, these are the second games to take place and Russia. Rashkin and his guests focused on the historical context of the games being held in Russia as well as what’s happening in terms of the controversal politics surrounding the games.

The official logo for the Olympic games.

The official logo for the Olympic games.

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