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February 5th, 2014
06:11 PM ET

Rep. Pete King: I wouldn't go to Sochi

A member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Peter King, R-New York, explains the latest travel advisory that explosives could be concealed in toothpaste tubes on flights heading to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.


Filed under: Olympics • Peter King • Russia • Terror
February 4th, 2014
07:06 PM ET

Putin cozies up with snow leopards

With new terror threats to the Winter Olympic Games and its athletes, Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Sochi to inspect the grounds - and pet some snow leopards. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.


Filed under: Nick Paton Walsh • Olympics • Russia • Vladimir Putin
February 3rd, 2014
07:02 PM ET

Munich games still influence today

CNN's Brian Todd compares the Sochi security scene with Munich in 1972 and how the Munich attack changed everything.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Olympics • Russia • Terror
January 23rd, 2014
12:30 PM ET

U.S. offers to help secure Sochi games

Several countries, including the U.S., are setting up their own plans to protect their own athletes and tourists at the Winter Games in Sochi. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Olympics • Russia • Security
January 21st, 2014
07:19 PM ET

Russia's "bin Laden" targeting Olympics

Russia and the U.S. are investigating whether Doku Umarov - the terrorist often called Russia's "Osama bin Laden" - will make good on a threat to attack the Winter Olympics in Sochi. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Olympics • Russia • Terror
January 21st, 2014
03:18 PM ET

Russia hunts for possible Olympic bombers

The Russian government is advising Sochi residents to be on the lookout for possible terror suspects at the Olympics as some U.S. politicians warn Americans to stay away from a Winter Games that they say will be dangerous. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.


Filed under: Jim Sciutto • Olympics • Russia • Terror
January 17th, 2014
06:42 PM ET

Putin to gays: Leave children in peace

Russian President Vladimir Putin assures gay individuals that they are safe, but asks that they leave children in peace.


Filed under: Nic Robertson • Olympics • Russia • Vladimir Putin
January 3rd, 2014
07:00 PM ET

Putin hits the slopes in Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin skis in Sochi amidst fears the Olympic site could be vulnerable to terrorism.


Filed under: Jill Dougherty • Olympics • Russia • Vladimir Putin
December 18th, 2013
07:46 PM ET

White House skipping Sochi Olympics

President Obama is skipping the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia. CNN's Elise Labott reports.


Filed under: Elise Labott • gay rights • Olympics • President Obama • Russia
August 19th, 2013
11:17 AM ET

U.S. athlete blasts Russia's anti-gay law

American track athlete Nick Symmonds speaks out against Russia's anti-gay law after he saw video of anti-gay violence in Russia on CNN.


Filed under: gay rights • Olympics • Russia
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