After appearing on a previous round of sanctions in March, Yevgeny Prigozhin had quipped that it just meant he’d have to eat less American fast food.
“I doubt anyone on Capitol Hill is going to see this and say, ‘OK, we can take a step back. The president’s got this.’”
"Being on the Russian stock market is like living on a volcano"
The switch from Olympic host to pariah-of-the-sports-world is a humiliating turnaround for a country that has long seen Olympic glory as a symbol of national power.
Turns out Alexei Navalny's YouTube channel has some powerful viewers in Washington: Republican senators.
What’s next for Iran after nationwide protests; North Korea’s playing nice so it can go to the Olympics; Putin’s archrival is weaponizing YouTube against the Kremlin, etc.