Viral Video of the Day: Pussy Riot's New Song and Video "Putin Will Teach You How to Love the Motherland" Features Their Whipping and Why Russia Should Be Free From Putin

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Warning: Both this video and the one linked below are very graphic.

A video released Wednesday showed members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot being beaten by Cossack militia in Sochi as they tried to film a music video at the port of the city that is hosting the Winter Olympics. Parts of that video has been used to release this new song.

Gif of the Day: Victory Never Tasted So Sweet

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Updated: Today's first ski cross quarterfinal heat featured a big crash just before the finish, taking out three skiers and allowing Switzerland's Armin Niederer to cross first. Only second place would join him in the semis and that went to Russian Egor Korotkov as he slid in first... barely.

Dafuq of the Day: There Are Wild Dogs Roaming the Hotel Rooms in Sochi. They Look a Little Like Wolves. Don't Worry About it.

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Diligent Youtube commenters (and yours truly) have the hunch that this is actually a Husky and not a wild wolf, judging by its demeanor and size. That all said, chalk another one up on the "This Olympics is Totally Nuts" column.

Almost Fail of the Day: Norway's Emil Hegle Svendsen Celebrated Early and Almost Lost a Gold Medal

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Svendsen was a few yards ahead of France's Martin Fourcade down the stretch of the 40-minute race. Right before he crossed the finish line Svendsen held his hands above his head in celebration, allowing Fourcade to almost beat him.

They finished with identical times of 42 minutes, 29.1 seconds. Svendsen won gold after the photo finish showed he finished first by a few feet.