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Russia: PM's Figure Skating Comment

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, North America, Canada, Russia, International Relations, Music, Sport

The Ivanov Report analyzes the Western media response [1] to the Russian prime minister's “Vancouver Olympics quote/misquote” and concludes: “Attaching his name to a piece of ‘analysis’ helps sell this questionable product as efficiently as attaching the name of another celebrity to a product that consumers would be reluctant to buy otherwise.”