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The Sochi Olympics and the Discourse of "Sovereign Power"

Problems of Post-Communism. 2014. No. 61. P. 41-51.
Gronskaya N. E., Makarychev A.

From a political linguistics perspective, the preparations for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games offer insight into the Kremlin-orcherstrated Olympic discourse, especially the idea of sovereignty-constitutive for Putin's rule - and reveal challenges to this discourse from outside the ruling group.