“Mr Biden said he would not send troops to rescue Americans if Moscow invades Ukraine.
He warned that “things could go crazy quickly” in the region.” BBC: Joe Biden says US citizens should leave Ukraine now.

+ 15 year-old superstar skater Kamila Valieva, a gold medal favorite, is now facing international heat after a positive drug test. (They may have to change their name to the Russian Olympic Subcommittee…)

+ “Vladimir Putin’s Russia has perfected the art of flouting the rules, whether the venue is the Olympic arena, international diplomacy or meddling in other countries’ elections from the comfort of home. And it has suffered little consequence for its actions.” At Olympics and beyond, getting away with it is Russia’s way.