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Sochi Olympics: Putin’s Legacy Or Liability?

When the Sochi Olympics open on Friday, they will be the most expensive Olympics games in history.   The $50 billion cost is four times Putin's original estimate back in 2007, when Russia was awarded the games.   Elena Panfilova, executive director of Transparency International Russia, said corruption and overspending are souring many Russians on the Olympics.   “Corruption got out of hand,” said Panfilova, whose group has studied the construction...

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