Russian imitations of paradise: Olympic Sochi’s contrasts (video)

Russia’s officials blow the trumpets that much has been done for the region and the city itself. Sometimes Sochi is called the city of concrete and glass because a great number of buildings have been erected: Fisht Olympic Stadium alone cost $1 bn. But will foreigners face the people’s problems until they get out their cars?

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‘I wanted to show you the views which would differ from those from windows of a car or hotel. There is a striking contrast between these districts and the Olympic places within some hundred metres of them, eg Fisht stadium where the open ceremony took place,’ Belsat TV journalist Siarhei Padsasonny reports.

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