Forget the toilets for two and complimentary hotel room DNA deposits. That’s not the worst of it for media covering the Sochi Winter Olympics.

We snicker at journos and their freaky and hilarious “Sochi problems,” and on this one, we’re laughing with them. But here’s some sobering (and much-needed) perspective from chess champ and Human Rights Foundation chairman Garry Kasparov.


Garry Kasparov on Winter Olympics: ‘Selection of Sochi was a sick joke’

‘Dangerous face water’: Journos in Sochi live-tweet hilarious and freaky ‘amenities’ [pics]

‘WTF is that last one?!’ Viral image of Sochi bathroom rules is delightfully baffling [pic]