... first city in South America to host the Olympic Summer games. Although many Americans were unhappy that Brazil earned the “first world” status to be awarded major sports competitions U.S. president Barack Obama acknowledged the value of sports diplomacy and did a publicity photo modeling a jersey of Rio football team Flamengo during his 2011 visit to Brazil and promised to return for the FIFA World Cup. Relatively immune from the global crisis that developed in 2008 Brazil, coincidentally, began to experience a slowdown in growth a few months after the Obama visit. Experts and government officials ...
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In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements 33 (31%) U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity 30 (28%) U.S. wants to dissolve Russia 24 (22%) U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China 21 (19%)