INTERNATIONAL PRESS – Fri. 07.02.14: Putin wants the Sochi Winter Olympics to be a showcase for modern Russia. The Wall Street Journal says it’s put the spotlight on the underbelly of the "Putin system". Also, the FSB is proudly eavesdropping on everybody at the Games, according to the Moscow Times. Finally, we look at unlikely athletes from nations with no snow.
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Some articles from today’s International press review:
WALL STREET JOURNAL: “The Putin Games”
CHINA DAILY: Politics no stranger to Games
DAILY BEAST: Terrorists could already be inside Sochi
MOSCOW TIMES: FSB makes eavesdropping an Olympic event
SLATE: Olympic officials let it slip there are cameras in the Olympic Hotel bathrooms
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