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By Chelsea Coatney
Unseasonably warm temperatures in Sochi, Russia, continue to disrupt the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. While no events have yet to be canceled due to weather, practice schedules have been disrupted -- men’s freestyle skiing aerials practice was canceled on Thursday…
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
The weather is warm at this year's Winter Olympics in Sochi, yet U.S.-Russian relations are still in the deep freeze. Back in 2009, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton gave Russia's top diplomat a red button labeled "reset" to symbolize…
By PBS NewsHour
While Olympic competition on the slopes of Sochi has been sportsmanlike, the geopolitical competition between Russia and the U.S. over the past few decades has been frequently contentious. Margaret Warner interviews Angela Stent, the author of “The Limits of Partnership:…
Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner has talked to Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland about her leaked phone conversation on the situation in Ukraine. Margaret joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the possible motivations behind the leak and Russia’s longstanding emotional…
By Zachary Treu
A taped and leaked telephone conversation about the future of Ukrainian politics between two U.S. politicians has caused a diplomatic flap, exacerbating tensions between the United States and Russia. The phone recording features voices resembling those of Assistant Secretary of…
In Sochi, the Olympic torch made its final tour and some preliminary competitions got underway. A day before the opening ceremony, Gwen Ifill gets a preview of the venues, the security, the new official events and the athletes to watch…
The Winter Games are finally set to begin in Sochi, Russia, after weeks of being overshadowed by controversy over the host country’s human rights record, unfinished accommodations and security concerns. Gwen Ifill looks at the roster of American athletes who…
By Bridget Bowman
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon addressed the International Olympic Committee in Sochi Thursday, emphasizing the importance of supporting the gay community in the face of discrimination. “Many professional athletes, gay and straight, are speaking out against prejudice,” said…
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