This photo below was captured by an AP photographer at a restaurant outside of Sochi. The sentiment, likely shared by a good many Russians, is an easy news item.
Quite a bit of talk centered around the potential for a terrorist attack during the games. Certainly years of security preparation were involved. The U.S. President was basically forced to state that the games would be safe (and the FBI and CIA undoubtedly played a role in making this statement).
But what is almost always more interesting are the comments by readers posted at the bottom.