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GUEST,Musket curious BS: Moscow Olympics. (90* d) RE: BS: Moscow Olympics. 10 Aug 13

As I said, I'm in two minds about a boycott or moving the location.

I was somewhat impressed by Obama' s comments that if gay people win medals there, it is in itself a powerful statement. If Russia don't let gay people compete, it weakens their field.

On balance, it would be wonderful if, given Internet based information, the people of Russia stopped being taken in by and feeling comfortable with strong posturing disguised as leadership. They are an open society. They don't need to act like a Soviet state any more and certainly don't need a dinosaur in charge.

But that's another debate and really one for the Russians. ...

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