Last month, chess champion and Human Rights Foundation chair Garry Kasparov referred to the selection of Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics as a “sick joke.”

Today was the opening ceremony, and Kasparov’s criticism continued:

Kasparov accused NBC Sports of serving as a mouthpiece for Putin propaganda:

A couple of tweeters disagreed with Kasparov’s criticism of NBC Sports:

Kasparov also took a jab at the opening ceremony glitches:


Read all of Twitchy’s coverage of the Olympics here.