Sochi 2014: Putin and the Corruption Behind the Games

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Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to release his political nemesis, Mikhail Khordorkovsy, can be read in a number of ways, but the general consensus seems to be that Putin needed some good PR ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, set to begin in February.

While Olympic Games often attract critics -- as London and Beijing residents can attest -- the road to Sochi may be the most corrupt yet. 

The new BBC documentary "The Putin Project" examines the corruption and disruption in Russia as the country prepares for the 2014 Olympic Games. Lucy Ash, an investigative reporter for the BBC, and Anastasia Uspenskaya, BBC Russian Service reporter, discuss the documentary and what lies ahead for Russia and the rest of the world as the Sochi Opening Ceremonies approach.