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For Sochi Games, Russians Trade Dour for Dazzling

New York Times - 07 Feb 2014
SOCHI, Russia — From a distance, it looks like a fluorescent oil slick, or a painting by a guy on a mood-lifting tab of acid, or an accident involving every fruit flavor of Dunkin' Donuts Coolattas. But visitors here need not settle for a distant look ...
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Multiple waterspouts sighted over Sochi in Russia

WTVY, Dothan - 30 Aug 2017
Sochi, Russia (Reuters / CBS Newspath) -- Russia's Olympic city of Sochi was caught in a heavy storm on Tuesday (August 29) with multiple tornadoes churning over the Black Sea. There were no reports of casualties.
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Russian Athletes Suspected In Sochi Doping Ring To Face Charges Soon

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - 16 Sep 2017
The first charges against Russian athletes suspected of having been part of a doping ring at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi may soon be issued by the International Olympic Committee, the head of a committee investigation has said. Denis Oswald, the ...
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Iranian Foreign Minister Meets Putin In Sochi Ahead Of Astana Talks

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - 13 Sep 2017
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a visit to Russia's Black Sea resort town of Sochi on September 13. The Kremlin press service confirmed the meeting but did not release details of the ...
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Russia's Sochi to hold biological security forum

vestnik kavkaza - 19 Sep 2017
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has instructed that Sochi hold an international scientific and practical conference dubbed "Global threats to biological security. Problems and solutions". Medvedev charged "The Federal Service for Supervision of ...
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Russian Central Bank Strikes Restrictive Tone on Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk - 18 Sep 2017
In comments last week at an event in Sochi, Bank of Russia governor Elvira Nabiullina, who previously served as President Vladimir Putin's economic adviser, she said she specifically opposes any policy that would deem the technology comparable to ...
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Iran FM to Visit Russia's Sochi on Wednesday

IFP News - 12 Sep 2017
In a Tuesday statement, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi declared that Zarif will hold talks with Russian officials during his visit to Sochi. Iran and Russia have formed a strong alliance in recent years, with both supporting Syrian President ...
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Canucks in China: Is China the next horizon for the NHL?

The Province - 19 Sep 2017
In 2014, 15 million Canadians watched some portion of the gold-medal game between Canada and Sweden in Sochi. China drew an audience of 120 million. Game 1 of last season's Stanley Cup Final between Pittsburgh and Nashville drew four million in ...
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Ban Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics - anti-doping agencies - 14 Sep 2017
"We have serious doubts that the 2018 Games will be clean due to the incomplete investigation of massive evidence of individual doping by Russians athletes at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games and given the inadequate testing evidence of Russian athletes ...
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Decimated by a Moth, Russia's Colchic Boxwood Is Now on the Brink

Undark Magazine - 07 Sep 2017
Having survived the long journey from Italy aboard the full shipment of shrubs, the moth caterpillars had been unwittingly unloaded into SochiRussia's popular southern resort town surrounded by lush vegetation on three sides and cradled by the ...
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2019 RS:X World Championships assigned to Circolo Surf Torbole

International Sailing Federation - 18 Sep 2017
"The RS:X 2019 World Championships have been awarded to Lake Garda, Torbole! Two classic windsurfing venues will make for some awesome events! Thanks also to Sochi (Russia) and Tianjin (China) for putting bids in and we hope we can visit you in the ...
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Curl up: A great indoor activity just a stone's throw away - 18 Sep 2017
Dawn Hess, of Ottawa, releases a stone during an an outing at the Waltham Curling Club in Triumph. Her ancestors helped found the club in 1877. At 133 years old, it's the oldest curing club in Illinois and the only one located outside the Chicago area.
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Russia takes renewed interest in Palestine

Al-Monitor - 18 Sep 2017
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Putin both made video conference "appearances" during the May launch of the Putin Foundation for Culture and Economics. Abbas had met with Putin May 12 at the Sochi resort in western Russia and announced ...
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Ovechkin, NHL players grudgingly accept Olympic absence

Boston Herald - 15 Sep 2017
FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2014, file photo, Russia forward Alex Ovechkin, left, keeps the puck from Sovenia defenseman Matic Podlipnik during a men's ice hockey game at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Washington Capitals star Ovechkin released a ...

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