Introduction: Winter Olympics Sochi 2014: what is at stake?

Martin Müller

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This introduction gives an overview of the major issues in the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi in 2014. It identifies and describes six problematic areas for this USD 50 billion mega-project: grandeur, domestic spectacle, soft power, neopatrimonialism, human rights and civil society.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153-157
Number of pages5
JournalEast European Politics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 6 Feb 2014


  • Olympic Games
  • mega-event
  • mega-project
  • impacts
  • Sochi
  • Russia


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