Sochi 2014

Why Many Political Leaders Skipped the 2014 Sochi Olympics


The Olympic Games are a global event that brings together the world's top athletes in a spirit of international cooperation and friendly competition. However, the Sochi Olympic Games in 2014 were marred by controversy and political tension, as many political leaders chose not to attend the event. The Sochi Olympics were hosted by Russia, and tensions between Russia and other countries were high at the time due to political and social issues. In the lead-up to the games, there were concerns…

Tensions between Germany and Russia?


<p>Not so far away Germany and Russia, seemed like close bodies, signing contracts, making smaller EU nations to feel betrayed. Nord Stream project some even called a new Molotov - Ribbentrop pact, dividing Europe again.</p><p>Lately Germany, had took closer look at European Eastern Partnership, by trying to get Ukraine in. Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel personally is taking actions to make this happen.</p><p>And now - president of Germany, guy named…

The Boycott Debate: Should Georgia Participate in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics?


In Georgia, the question of whether or not to boycott the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi is a hot topic. Some are calling for a boycott in response to the Russia-Georgia war of 2008 and Russia's recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia as independent states. Others argue that it is important to normalize relationships with Russia. Recently, Georgian students staged protests in seven cities, calling for Georgia's participation in the Sochi games. The Prime Minister of Georgia, Bidzina…