Russian state television cut to footage from rehearsal to hide a malfunction
The State Department warns of cyber security and lodging problems
The protesters say Americans shouldn’t tune into Putin’s Olympics
Officials say the city is safe and that amenities are in working order
Ban Ki-moon appeals to warring parties to lay down arms and speaks up for LGBT rights around the world
Officials say there is no specific threat to the U.S.
Author of the attack that raised fears about the Sochi Olympics was killed, says Russian state media
Activists say they were denied extra documentation required to attend the games
Russian authorities and human rights advocates documented millions in unpaid earnings
The country banned propaganda for “non-traditional sexual relations” last June.