NEWSWATCH: “Olympic Ban Adds to Russia’s Culture of Grievances” – New York Times

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When a global governing body for sports barred Russia’s track and field team from the 2016 Summer Olympics on Friday over a wide-ranging doping scandal, it was greeted in Russia, as is so often the case here these days, with a deep sense of victimhood. …Putin …called the decision ‘unjust, of course.’ ….

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