Melissa Cliver

mc4198@nyu.edu
Articles by Melissa Cliver

2014 Sochi Olympics: A chance for more Democracy or Repression?

Roughly 30 years ago, the Soviet Union staged the Moscow Olympics. This winter, Russia’s resort town of Sochi will play the host. One commonality is clear; the Kremlin is using the games as an opportunity to rid Russia of a gray and repressive image and showcase a great and powerful country.

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