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[15 Jan 2013]

Inspired by the Russian fairy tale The Firebird, the Olympic torch for the 2014 Sochi Winter Games was unveiled in Moscow yesterday along with its remarkable route... [More]

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[25 Sep 2012]

Flash mobs, relay races, and more occurred all over the country as the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi reaches its 500 day countdown. Plus, a curious slogan has been revealed… [More]

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[29 Oct 2010]

The International Olympic Committee is considering adding 7 new winter sports to the 2014 Games in Sochi. Russian women are especially hoping for team figure skating, a mixed biathlon relay, and more extreme events… [More]

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[1 Mar 2010]

Though Olympic officials are happy with Sochi’s progress to date, some observers are skeptical about Russia’s ability to host the next Games. [More]

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[11 Feb 2010]

The 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics have yet to begin, but already Russia has plenty to celebrate. The Sochi World, Russky Dom project opens today, introducing guests to the people and culture of the site of the 2014 Winter Games. [More]