Support The Moscow Times!

What the Papers Say on Sochi, Feb. 12


1. Afsati Dzhusoyti article called "Olympic deduction" provides an update on the fourth day of the Sochi Olympics; p 1 (255 words).

Nezavisimaya Gazeta

1. Igor Naumov article called "Sochi backed up with last year snow" reports the highlights of the Feb. 11 IOC news conference in Sochi; p 2 (400 words).

2. Tatyana Ivzhenko article headlined "Putin will continue conversation with Yanukovych after Games" offers an update on the developments in the crisis-hit Ukraine, speculates that Russia might have taken time out to hold the Olympics and wait and see if President Viktor Yanukovych gets more accommodating; p 7 (1,500 words).

Noviye Izvestia

1. Arina Raksina report headlined "Answer is no" says that President Vladimir Putin has said the city of Sochi would not receive more investments after the Olympics; p 3 (550 words).

Feb. 12, 2014 / BBC Monitoring / ©BBC

Read more

Independent journalism isn’t dead. You can help keep it alive.

As the only remaining independent, English-language news source reporting from Russia, The Moscow Times plays a critical role in connecting Russia to the world.

Editorial decisions are made entirely by journalists in our newsroom, who adhere to the highest ethical standards. We fearlessly cover issues that are often considered off-limits or taboo in Russia, from domestic violence and LGBT issues to the climate crisis and a secretive nuclear blast that exposed unknowing doctors to radiation.

Please consider making a one-time donation — or better still a recurring donation — to The Moscow Times to help us continue producing vital, high-quality journalism about the world's largest country.