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84 thoughts on “Russia’s Olympics: Still a Potemkin Village

  1. Not only in Russia, Gary, unfortunately…

  2. Anonymous Coward says:

    Is it possible they have Potemkin missiles too?? After all these years… another chasing after the wind.

  3. Redwhiteblu says:

    This is the future of communism in the United States if do not find a way to impeach OBOZZO a n any senator or congressman who are disregarding the oath they ALL TOOK we they took office

  4. Kind of like the Potemkin media in the good old US of A.

  5. It's like a Hollywood set….looks good to the camera, but don't slam the door or the whole building will fall….oh, well–it's an adventure!!

  6. And this is what our own dear leader wants to bring here – good old communism, rehashed and painted to look nice for the workers – –

  7. they are as disfunctional as we are becoming .. Putin only puts on a better show, .. but he and Obama are two peas in a pod
    They care only about themselves .. communism is the common denominator and it is no good for any Nation ..

  8. It's actually nice to see 11 CNN reporters in one room. It's either a sign of their ratings struggles and they couldn't afford more than one room or they wanted to keep all 11 reporters in one room to remove any chance of any unbiased reporting. I personally think it's funny as hell and well deserved by CNN.

  9. Sochi Russia is a prime example of why NO Government should be in-charge of any type of business, including construction…. Communistic and/or Dictatorships do not work for the people of such government and failure is more common than success!!!
    I hope the obama Administration and its Liberal Democratic Progressives are paying attention as to what is happening at the Russian Olympics in Sochi!!!! No functioning roads, hotels, pillows, sheets, or water installed by the Russian Government….
    SCARY to think that America is moving in the direction that Putin is creating! Obamacare, gun control, Anti-Christian, IRS, NSA, and supporting the Muslim Brotherhood, to name a couple of things on the obama Agenda!!!!!

  10. If the so-called civilized countries of the world would get rid of the private central banking scam — be it Federal Reserve, Bank of England, IMF — that is bleeding them dry, the world would be a better place for all.

  11. Never fear , Obamass will have America there long before our next Olympics .

  12. Is it any wonder the Muslims are avoiding Russia?

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