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It is a pretty interesting video shot on a weekday in the Olympic Park in Sochi – about one year after the Games.

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Olympic Games in Sochi have been very successful for the Russian team – the total number of medals won (33) is a national team record. The same number of gold medals (13), the Russian national team (at that time the Soviet Union team) won only one time in 1976.

Our congratulations to all the athletes with this result! Some photos of the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics 2014 in Sochi by drugoi

The closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics 2014 in Sochi, Russia, photo 1

Sochi 2014 closing ceremony

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There are a lot of jokes about holding Winter Olympic Games 2014 in subtropical city but sports disciplines that require snowy slopes are carried out in the mountains where there is snow in abundance. Photos: © RIA NOVOSTI/Anton Denisov published in drugoi

Hotel complex “Grand Hotel Polyana”

Sochi 2014 Mountain Cluster at night, photo 1

the main places of the Mountain Cluster

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Great photo of Sochi Olympic Games territory by NASA

Sochi Olympic Park - space view

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It is a very cool series of photos. Look at the picture on the TV screen and how it is changing while Vladimir Putin is turning to it.

Even if the photos are photoshopped, there is some symbolism in them. Also, it should be noted that viewers at least in Russia saw this part of the ceremony this way.

What happens when Putin is not watching the Games, photo 1

what happened next


The opening ceremony of the XXII Olympic Winter Games took place at the Olympic Stadium “Fisht” in Sochi on February 7, 2014. The history of the Russian state was shown in the theatrical part of the ceremony.

Over three thousand dancers, acrobats, actors, aerialists, ballet dancers and singers took part in this show. About three billion people watched the broadcast of the ceremony. Source: drugoi

Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony

photos of the ceremony




Panoramas of Sochi 2014 Olympic venues

Let’s look at the major sports venues of the Olympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi. The following panoramas made ​​a few months ago are still interesting to explore.

The Coastal Cluster

Olympic Stadium “Fisht”. The place of the opening and closing ceremonies, ceremonies of awarding medals.

Sochi 2014 venues




Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony

The opening ceremony of the 22nd Olympic Winter Games started at “Fisht” stadium located in the Olympic Park (Coastal Cluster) at 20:14 local time. Two hours later the Games were opened. Here are some photos from the opening ceremony. Photos by

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony, photo 1

Sochi 2014 opening ceremony


The Winter Olympic Games in Sochi will start in less than a month. Let’s take a look at the Olympic venues and infrastructure from the air. Photos by Dmitriy Zotov

The Coastal Cluster (the Olympic Park)

One month before Sochi Olympics, photo 1

beautiful aerial views

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The Winter Olympics 2014 in Sochi will start in less than a month. TV channels around the world are showing a lot of different commercials related to this event. We have tried to gather the best ones here.

Winter Games during Australian summer (Channel Ten)

the Winter Games are coming

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