All Posts Tagged With: "International Olympic Committee"

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Only Happy Evictees Allowed to Meet with Putin

Residents angry over being evicted from their homes to make way for Olympic construction near Sochi were banned from a meeting between the Russian prime minister and other less distressed residents.

Oct 14, 2010 | Continued
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Scientist Critical of Olympic Construction Flees Russia

A top geologist working as a consultant for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi has fled to Ukraine, fearing that he may be arrested on trumped-up charges motivated by his warnings about construction for the games.

Apr 19, 2010 | Continued
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International Olympic Committee May Cancel Russian Olympic Games

A Moscow press-conference of ecologists, human rights activists and Sochi residents has suggested that the International Olympic Committee has grounds to rescind Russia’s bid for the 2014 Olympic Games.

Apr 10, 2008 | Continued