New Cold War
By Will Morrow 18 April 2018 On Monday, the US and British intelligence agencies released a joint report charging Moscow with unspecified “cyber warfare”...
Interview d’Artem Studennikov, Ministre Conseiller de l’Ambassade de Russie, en direct à 19h, le 09/04/2018.
Tension between Russia and USA rose dangerously, on Thursday 29th of September, as the spokesman of the American Pentagon proceeded to indirect, still clear and quite unprecedented threats, about what can happen to Russian soldiers, interests and even cities, if Moscow and Damascus do not alter their policy in Syria. In the same time the US Secretary of State is threatening with suspension of talks with Russia on the situation in Syria.
International sporting events have a clear political nature: nation-states enter the stadium under their national anthem, represent their countries, and, in the case of victory, their rank increases. In other words, sports is an instrument of “soft power” if we use Joseph Nye’s term. Moreover, the country hosting a sporting event can improve its image, as was the case with the Sochi Winter Olympic Games.
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