Many Russians are watching their team's winning Olympic performances on Russia’s Match television channel — and they’re cheering on their athletes in Rio despite outstanding widespread doping allegations.
Brazil will host the World Cup this summer and, in 2016, the Olympics. And for Brazil's young adults, that makes this the perfect time to protest their country's lack of opportunities and crumbling infrastructure.
Brazil's military has agreed to participate in a truth commission looking at the military's role in murders and disappearances committed after a coup in 1964. Author Peter Kornbluh has just returned from São Paulo.