Mitt Romney Says Sochi Games Likely to Be Safe

The Moscow Times
Monday 6th January, 2014

Former U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Russia should not have been chosen to host the Olympics considering its role in global politics but the upcoming games in Sochi are likely to be as safe as any other. Romney, who led the Winter Games in Salt Lake City in 2002, told Fox News Sunday that the threat of violence was one inherent to any event on the scale of the Olympics. “I don’t think any major global event that brings people from all over the world together like that can possibly escape the threat of violence,” Romney said. The former Republican presidential candidate said t…

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