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2014 Sochi Olympics: So Far, Empty Seats Abound

Wall Street Journal - 06 Feb 2014
SOCHI, Russia—Inhospitable hotels were the big headache of the 2014 Sochi Olympics preshow. After the first day of full competition, it looks like empty seats could become the problem child of the Games themselves. A few events played to virtual ...

Watch Putin practice judo in Sochi

Washington Post - 18 Jul 2017
July 18, 2017 10:51 AM EDT - Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in a training session with Russia's judo team in Sochi on January 8, 2016. Putin held a friendly fight with the team's Italian coach Ezio Gamba. (Reuters) ...

Azerbaijani, Russian presidents met in Sochi VIDEO

AZERTAC News - 22 Jul 2017
Dear Ilham Heydarovich, I am very pleased to see you in Sochi. I have just met with children from our new "Sirius" Educational Center. I am very happy with the development of this project, and I will tell you about this with great pleasure. I am glad ...

Sochi Ski Resort Construction Threatens Clean Water Supply

The Moscow Times - 14 Jul 2017
In March 2017, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev allowed areas of the Sochi Reserve and the Sochi National Park — home to numerous, unique animals and plants — to be rented for 49 years to companies connected to the local Rosa Khutor resort.

Meeting of Presidents of Russia and Azerbaijan held in Sochi

APA - 21 Jul 2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin expects that his meeting with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev will help to find a solution to the existing regional problems, APA's Moscow bureau reports. "I hope that our today's meeting will contribute to the fact ...

Planes provide glimpse into private Sochi training sessions

USA TODAY - 24 Jun 2017
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Perhaps keeping the ball on the ground should be the order from air traffic control rather than coaches in this southern Russian coastal resort. A FIFA-assigned training ground, used so far by Australia and Cameroon at the ...

Peskov: Russian, Azerbaijani presidents to meet in Sochi July 21

Trend News Agency - 21 Jul 2017
Russia's President Vladimir Putin will meet with Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev in Sochi July 21, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, RIA Novosti agency reported. Peskov said that on July 21 Putin will spend the day in Sochi, where he ...

On this day: Sochi was chosen as host city of the 2014 Winter Games

Russia Beyond the Headlines - 04 Jul 2017
Sochi is a city in Krasnodar Territory, located on the Black Sea near the border between Georgia/Abkhazia and Russia. In 2002 it became Russia's largest resort city. In June 2006, the International Olympic Committee announced that Sochi had been ...

Sochi Olympics hero David Murdoch slides into retirement

The Scotsman - 03 Jul 2017
Winter Olympic silver-medallist David Murdoch has announced his retirement from top-level curling after failing to be selected to represent Great Britain in South Korea next year. The 39-year-old from Lockerbie skipped GB to silver in Sochi 2014 and ...

Blog: Sochi loved Cameroon despite falling to Germany

Goal.com - 26 Jun 2017
Cameroon were the home fans' favourites in Sunday's final Group B game of the Confederations Cup in Sochi. Even though Germany won 3-1, the Indomitable Lions were continuously cheered to the end in a game where they were reduced to 10 men in the ...

Russia Azerbaijan

Colorado Springs Gazette - 22 Jul 2017
In this photo taken on Friday, July 21, 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliev during their meeting in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. (Alexei Nikolsky ...

Russia World Chess Federation

Colorado Springs Gazette - 22 Jul 2017
In this photo taken on Friday, July 21, 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, speaks to Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, president of the World Chess Federation, during their meeting in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia.

The Kremlin's Weapon of Mass Distraction

STRATFOR - 03 Jul 2017
Two momentous events marked the early part of 2014 in Eurasia: The Russian Black Sea resort town of Sochi hosted the Winter Olympics, the first games in Russia since the Soviet era. And a few hundred kilometers to the west, a long-simmering political ...

Flights to Sochi on Boeing 747

eTurboNews - 26 Jun 2017
Flight 5645 departs from Novosibirsk to Sochi at 17:15, local time. On June 5, 2017, the flight was performed on Boeing 747-400 (El-XLD) wrapped in specially developed tiger print. The nose of the aircraft is decorated with an ornament of Siberian ...

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