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Continued Western Mass Media Creativity (Misinformation) on Russia Knows No Bounds
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Continued Western Mass Media Creativity (Misinformation) on Russia Knows No Bounds
March 30, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has given Russia bashing a new twist. As was true beforehand, the latest edition of disparaging Russia is short on conclusive supporting facts.

The Politics Behind Banning Russia From the Olympics
January 11, 2020

There’ve been ongoing propaganda pieces that skirt over some inconvenient realities, for those seeking to unfairly admonish Russia in the Olympic movement.

The Politics Behind Banning Russia From the Olympics
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Dysfunction in the Olympic Movement
Society
Dysfunction in the Olympic Movement
December 19, 2019

There’re credible reports indicating that World Athletics has an inconsistent worldwide drug testing regimen, Michael Averko writes.

Sore Sports: Russia Barred From Olympics for Thwarting Washington’s Geopolitical Game Plan?
December 13, 2019

Clearly, the motivation here is to humiliate, provoke and punish Moscow by any means available – even on the field of dreams.

Sore Sports: Russia Barred From Olympics for Thwarting Washington’s Geopolitical Game Plan?
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Washington Uses Olympic Flame… to Torch the Region
Washington Uses Olympic Flame… to Torch the Region
February 13, 2018

The odious politicization of the Olympics by Washington with regard to Russia and Korea is an eye-opener of American destructive designs. Washington doesn’t just want to snuff out the Olympic torch. It wants to torch the entire region.

‘Politically Correct’ Rio Olympics Amid Anti-Russia Cold War Hysteria
August 13, 2016

In absurd reality-disconnect, Brazilian authorities are trying to maintain a «politically correct» image during the Rio Olympics, while the entire games are imbued with nasty Cold War politics. By «politically correct» we mean the apparent absence of politics. But that absence is partial, unilateral and false, and the forced measure is itself a very political act…

‘Politically Correct’ Rio Olympics Amid Anti-Russia Cold War Hysteria
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The Olympics as a Tool of the New Cold War
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The Olympics as a Tool of the New Cold War
July 22, 2016

The 6th Fundamental Principle of Olympism (non-discrimination of any kind, including nationality and political opinion) seems to be forgotten long ago.  In ancient Greece the competition of best athletes was able to halt a war and serve as a bridge of understanding between two recent foes.  But in the twentieth century the Olympics have become a political weapon.  Back in 1980 the US and its allies boycotted the games in Moscow as a protest against the Soviet troops that entered Afghanistan at the request of that country’s legitimate government (in contrast, the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany were held as usual, to the applause of the “civilized” world)…

Washington Is Politicizing The Olympics Again
July 19, 2016

Washington and its Canadian vassal are trying to use a Western media-created Russian athletic doping scandal to ban Russian participation in the Olympic games in Brazil. Washington and Canada are pressuring other countries to get on board with Washington’s vendetta against Russia. The vendetta is conducted under the cover of “protecting clean athletics…”

Washington Is Politicizing The Olympics Again
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