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Journalists at Sochi are live-tweeting their hilarious and gross hotel experiences

Amid continued debate over whether or not Sochi is prepared to host the 2014 Olympics, which begins Thursday, reporters from around the world are starting to check into local hotels — to their apparent grief. Some journalists arriving in Sochi are describing appalling conditions in the housing there, where only six of nine media hotels are ready for guests. Hotels are still under construction. Water, if it’s running, isn’t drinkable. One German photographer told the AP over the weekend that his hotel still had stray dogs and construction workers wandering in and out of rooms.

i bet they’re regretting not boycotting the sochi olympics now, heh.
coulda had it in nice shiny vancouver or salt lake city!

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Stoli and sympathy, and the new LGBT public sphere: What to do about Russia

It’s good to go beyond oneself. The world is so full of borders that moral value accrues simply to those moments when thought exerts itself to cross them. In that sense, the worldwide fury against …

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Jesus, Russia…

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Ленинград — Два раза нет

This is what happens when all you have is vodka…and I love it.

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Инь - Ян - Не отпускай моей руки

I have no idea what this is all about, Soviet Christmas maybe?