Russian satirist under fire for comparing Sochi Games to Hitler’s Olympics

13.02.2014                      13.Adar I.5774

Olympische Spiele:

Russian satirist under fire for comparing Sochi Games to Hitler's Olympics

Putin has faced Western accusations of intolerance and authoritarianism in the run-up to Olympics, not least over laws banning "gay propaganda" among minors.

President Vladimir Putin's allies are seeking an apology from a Russian satirist who drew a comparison between the Sochi Winter Olympics and the 1936 Berlin games Adolf Hitler used to help entrench his power and offer a rosy picture of  Nazi Germany….