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The Trending Olympics

Duration:
18 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 08 February 2014

Western journalists are tweeting hilarious pictures of shambolic Olympic hotel rooms in Sochi. Some Russians are in on the joke but others say the coverage has been unfair. This week on BBC Trending, we watch the two sides line up against each other.

Also on the programme, we find out more about the social media outrage which forced an unprecedented event in modern Iranian history – a presidential apology.

Plus coverage of a debate in Saudi Arabia between a cleric and football supporters. And in slightly less important news, some members of the team turn their attention to the most popular mobile game of the moment.

Mukul Devichand is joined in the studio by BBC Russian’s Lina Rozovskaya, Camelia Sadeghzadeh from BBC Monitoring Iran, Sumaya Baksh from BBC Monitoring Arabic - and BBC Trending’s Flappy Bird Correspondent Mike Wendling.

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