Tag: Vladimir Potanin

Winter Olympics in the Sub-Tropics: Corruption and Abuse in Sochi | UPDATE

December 6, 2013

The following is a translation a report written by opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and Solidarity activist¬†Leonid Martynyuk, detailing allegations of rampant corruption in the preparations for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics The original excerpted report was published on July 7, 2013. A significant update, with many new findings and some eyeopening headlines, has been published […]

Kings of the Olympic Contracts

May 3, 2013

An astronomical 1.136 trillion rubles ($36.4 billion) has already been spent on the 2014 Olympics in Sochi. In the 305 days remaining until the opening of the Games, another plus or minus 390 billion rubles will be spent.¬† Mainly companies close to Vladimir Putin are appropriating these billions, claims Boris Nemtsov, one of the opposition […]