sochi http://kbia.org en Sochi in Focus: Media coverage of Russia and the Winter Olympics http://kbia.org/post/sochi-focus-media-coverage-russia-and-winter-olympics <p></p><div>With the Winter Olympics underway, the world’s attention is now focused on the Russian resort city of Sochi.</div><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:41:29 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & Jim Flink 48470 at http://kbia.org Sochi in Focus: Media coverage of Russia and the Winter Olympics Show me gold! Here are the olympic medalists born in Missouri [GRAPHIC] http://kbia.org/post/show-me-gold-here-are-olympic-medalists-born-missouri-graphic <p>At least three U.S. Olympic athletes with Missouri ties are competing in Sochi this month. But they represent only a small part of the Show-Me State’s Olympic heritage. Nearly 100 medalists since the 1900s were born in Missouri, as shown by the interactive map below. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 19:42:36 +0000 Andrew Gibson 47692 at http://kbia.org Show me gold! Here are the olympic medalists born in Missouri [GRAPHIC] Security concerns loom in North Caucasus ahead of 2014 Winter Olympics http://kbia.org/post/security-concerns-loom-north-caucasus-ahead-2014-winter-olympics <p></p><div></div><div>The deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon and security concerns about the upcoming winter Olympics in Russia have a common link: the North Caucasus. This rugged region between the Caspian and Black Seas is beset by a violent Islamic insurgency.</div><p> Fri, 24 May 2013 16:12:36 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & David Reed 34288 at http://kbia.org Security concerns loom in North Caucasus ahead of 2014 Winter Olympics