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...
"One way in which Trump is very consistent and stable when it comes to American presidential norms over the decades is betraying Kurds."
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"We urgently need sensible action to reduce and eliminate nuclear risk."
Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)
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