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July 31st, 2015 - 9:02 am § in Misc.

CHINA DEFEATS KHAZAKASTAN IN OLYMPIC BID

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Beijing narrowly defeated Almaty, Kazakhstan, in a vote of the International Olympic Committee. The vote was surprisingly close: 44-40. Other cities either decliend to bid or, in the case of Boston, retracted their bids when the real costs became apparent. The Chin[...]

February 7th, 2014 - 11:07 am § in Misc., Russia

The Sochii Toilet Rules

From realhousewifeofaiken .. Toilett Etiquette in Sochii   Maybe something was lost in translation, but, if not, it might explain why the major complaints have been about the bathroom conditions. About those bathrooms.  These have to be the most confusing, frustrating and comical facilities o[...]