Why Chinese Media Is Going Soft on Sochi

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Ready or not, Putingrad (aka Sochi) is now on prime time. The opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics will take place in the subtropical Russian resort town on Feb. 7. In the Twittersphere, Western journalists and visitors …

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Chinese Netizens: Putin's Our Man

As if there were ever any doubt. Surprising no one, Vladimir Putin was re-elected to a third term as Russia’s president. The news hit the wire at 5:00 a.m., Beijing time. As @翠婷1990 described, “I …

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