Never mind the homophobic laws, rampant corruption, drone surveillance, reported killing of stray dogs and $51 billion pricetag. The word out of Sochi from newly arrived journalists is alternately grim and hilarious, with tales of so many small disasters - random hacking, unsafe courses, half-finished hotels, rooms with dogs, light bulbs bartered for doorknobs, water too dangerous to put on your face and no visitors in sight - it kinda makes you wonder, once more, about the questionable...
"This welcome step is the start of our efforts to pursue effective arms control that lowers the risks of war and helps prevent arms races," said Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
Citizens must "demand... that their governments reorder their priorities and...
"After four years of efforts to kill arms control and chase the false security...
Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)