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  1. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Did Sochi Olympics accomplish what Putin, ...

    Brett Forrest

    As the Sochi Olympics come to a close, Brett Forrest examines whether the event lived up to its billing for Russia now, and beyond.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  2. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- What are the Ukranians fighting for?

    Brett Forrest

    Violence, political unrest in Kiev rattle Ukraine's Olympic contingent in Sochi.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  3. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Russia put too much stock in winning hocke...

    Brett Forrest

    The $50 billion-plus that Russia spent preparing for these Games were assigned for a single outcome: a hockey gold medal. It would be symbolic of the Olympics' larger success.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  4. 2014 Sochi Olympics - As Olympics continue, caution in the air fo...

    Brett Forrest

    For Russians, the Olympics have not been a thrill -- they're from here. It may explain why the country's mood, especially in Sochi, has been generally subdued so far.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  5. 2014 Sochi Olympics - Finding meaning of hockey in central Sochi

    Brett Forrest

    You don't have to go far to find locals in Sochi who are quick to tell you how important hockey is to the country. Brett Forrest found one local hangout where nerves were rattled during Team Russia's men's hockey opener.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  6. 2014 Sochi Olympics - The unsettling rhetoric leading into the Wi...

    Brett Forrest

    Since it won the Olympic bid, all Russia wanted was a chance to show that it was a modern, forward-looking country. Over the next two weeks, it will have this chance.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  7. Importance of Sochi Olympics to Vladimir Putin - ESPN The Magazin...

    Brett Forrest

    In ESPN The Magazine, Brett Forrest writes that Russian president Vladimir Putin, the defiant strongman of a determined nation, is pulling out all the stops to dominate the West with his Olympic show.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  8. Alex Ovechkin chats on Bruce Boudreau, Evgeni Malkin, Vladimir Pu...

    Brett Forrest

    Alex Ovechkin chats in his native language on all this Russia, including the KHL, Vladimir Putin and his unique relationship with Evgeni Malkin.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  9. NHL - Russia's KHL refuses to let tragedy derail mission

    Brett Forrest

    Bloodied but unbowed, Russia's Kontinental Hockey League refuses to let the plane crash that killed 36 members of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team last month derail their mission.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2011