Tag: toilets

The Absurdities of Double Toilets and “Sochi Problems”

February 14, 2014

This is the second part of an article published by Lenta.Ru on how foreign journalists perceived the Olympics opening ceremonies (read the first part here). The criticism of the Lenta piece is that some readers believe that many of the quotes from the Western authors have been cherry picked, segments critical of Putin and the […]

Sochi Liveblog: The First Events Start, But is Sochi Really Ready?

February 6, 2014

Welcome to The Interpreter’s Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Liveblog, day two. Click here to see yesterday’s Sochi Liveblog: The 48 Hour Dash to the Opening Ceremonies‏. Updates are below, so make sure to regularly refresh this screen. 2254 GMT: Andrei Soldatov has written an excellent summary of the state of the FSB’s electronic surveillance efforts […]