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Sochi Locals Proud to Host Olympics, But Legacy Uncertaini
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February 16, 2014 11:39 PM
People in Sochi faced huge disruptions in the years running up to the Winter Olympics, with the construction of brand new venues in the space of just seven years. So how do they feel about it now that the Games are underway? Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from Sochi.

Sochi Locals Proud to Host Olympics, But Legacy Uncertain

Published February 16, 2014

People in Sochi faced huge disruptions in the years running up to the Winter Olympics, with the construction of brand new venues in the space of just seven years. So how do they feel about it now that the Games are underway? Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from Sochi.


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