Shadow of corruption allegations hangs over Sochi Olympics

David Brancaccio Feb 7, 2014
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Shadow of corruption allegations hangs over Sochi Olympics

David Brancaccio Feb 7, 2014
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The facilities for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia cost an estimated $50 billion to build.  Some experts at the Carnegie Moscow Center, a public policy research group, are among those claiming that process was riddled with corruption.  With the Sochi Opening Ceremony due to start today, Steve Rosenberg, one of the BBC’s senior correspondents in Russia, joined us to help explain.

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