PBS NewsHour

What the Winter Olympics tell us about life in Russia

Clip: 02/21/2014 | 6m 13s

To outsiders, Russia carries a nearly mythic reputation. Gregory Feifer, whose mother grew up during communism and himself lived there as a news correspondent, teases out an understanding of Russian character through observations of daily life in his new book, “Russians: The People Behind the Power.” Feifer joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss how Russian behavior is reflected in the Sochi Olympics.

Aired: 02/21/14

Rating: NR

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