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Sochi 2014 – Just 150 Days to Go

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There are 150 days to go to the Sochi 2014 Olympics. RIA Novosti’s image gallery shows how the city looks, with five months left until its major sports event.

There are 150 days to go to the Sochi 2014 Olympics. RIA Novosti’s image gallery shows how the city looks, with five months left until its major sports event.

© RIA Novosti . Alexei Maishev / Go to the photo bankThe first thing you see arriving in Sochi is the Olympic Rings.
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The first thing you see arriving in Sochi is the Olympic Rings.
© RIA Novosti . Alexei Maishev / Go to the photo bankThe state has spent 115 billion rubles on improving public transit in Sochi.
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The state has spent 115 billion rubles on improving public transit in Sochi.
© RIA Novosti . Alexei Maishev / Go to the photo bankA remote terminal will be built at the Sochi seaport that will receive cruise ships with a capacity of 3,000 passengers. The terminal will be located 1.5 kilometers from the coast. Photo: a rotunda at the Sochi Maritime Terminal.
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A remote terminal will be built at the Sochi seaport that will receive cruise ships with a capacity of 3,000 passengers. The terminal will be located 1.5 kilometers from the coast. Photo: a rotunda at the Sochi Maritime Terminal.
© RIA Novosti . Alexei Maishev / Go to the photo bankThe Sochi Olympics will become only the second Olympic Games to be held in Russia (Moscow hosted the Summer Olympic Games in 1980), and the first Winter Games held in this country.
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The Sochi Olympics will become only the second Olympic Games to be held in Russia (Moscow hosted the Summer Olympic Games in 1980), and the first Winter Games held in this country.
© RIA Novosti . Alexei Maishev / Go to the photo bankAt least 1.2 million tourists are expected to attend the Games.
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At least 1.2 million tourists are expected to attend the Games.
© RIA Novosti . Alexei Maishev / Go to the photo bankA lighthouse at the Sochi Maritime Terminal.
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A lighthouse at the Sochi Maritime Terminal.
© RIA Novosti . Alexei Maishev / Go to the photo bankPrecisely a year before the Sochi Olympics, many Russian cities launched countdown clocks showing the days, hours, minutes and seconds left until the opening of the Olympic Games.
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Precisely a year before the Sochi Olympics, many Russian cities launched countdown clocks showing the days, hours, minutes and seconds left until the opening of the Olympic Games.
© RIA Novosti . Alexei Maishev / Go to the photo bankThe Cathedral of Saint Mikhail the Archangel is Sochi’s main Orthodox church.
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The Cathedral of Saint Mikhail the Archangel is Sochi’s main Orthodox church.
© RIA Novosti . Alexei Maishev / Go to the photo bankSochi’s Riviera Park boasts numerous types of trees and bushes, including rare species such as cedars, larches, magnolia, fan palms, etc. In total, there are over 240 species.
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Sochi’s Riviera Park boasts numerous types of trees and bushes, including rare species such as cedars, larches, magnolia, fan palms, etc. In total, there are over 240 species.
© RIA Novosti . Alexei Maischev / Go to the photo bankSochi’s landmark Maritime Terminal is a monument of federal importance.
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Sochi’s landmark Maritime Terminal is a monument of federal importance.
© RIA Novosti . Alexei Maishev / Go to the photo bankA residential building under construction in the center of Sochi.
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A residential building under construction in the center of Sochi.
© RIA Novosti . Alexei Maishev / Go to the photo bankSochi’s outskirts are one of the few places in Russia where it snows very seldom in winter.
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Sochi’s outskirts are one of the few places in Russia where it snows very seldom in winter.
© RIA Novosti . Alexei Maishev / Go to the photo bankA fountain in Sochi’s Riviera Park.
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A fountain in Sochi’s Riviera Park.
© RIA Novosti . Alexei Maishev / Go to the photo bankThe Stalin’s Dacha museum is one of Sochi’s major sights and a wonderful place for rest. Its location was chosen deliberately, as it benefits from three air streams: one from the mountains, a second from the sea, and the last from a pine forest.
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The Stalin’s Dacha museum is one of Sochi’s major sights and a wonderful place for rest. Its location was chosen deliberately, as it benefits from three air streams: one from the mountains, a second from the sea, and the last from a pine forest.
© RIA Novosti . Alexei Maishev / Go to the photo bankThe Sochi Arboretum is a unique mixture of subtropical flora and fauna. It houses over 2,000 exotic and rare species brought all over the world.
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The Sochi Arboretum is a unique mixture of subtropical flora and fauna. It houses over 2,000 exotic and rare species brought all over the world.
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