Russians fighting stereotypes with smiles

The hosts of the Sochi games are doing their best to combat the stereotype that Russians are unfriendly.

    The perception that Russians are surly or severe is providing a challenge for organisers in Sochi.

    Russians are often stereotyped as having an unfriendly demenour and being suspicious of strangers.
     
    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Sochi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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