They wave huge “Red Machine” banners. They paint the country’s tricolor flag on their faces or stencil it in their hair. They cheer in clusters, wearing matching shirts and scarves, chanting “Roo-see-yaa!” in unison.
"Russian Fans at the Olympics Are Loud, Proud and Angry" is from the February 20, 2018 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by David Segal and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.