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Sochi residents to be able to travel to Georgia via direct flight

Sochi residents to be able to travel to Georgia via direct flight

First direct flight from Tbilisi to Sochi will be carried out on June 2. For some time flights via this route will be carried out only in the summer twice a week - on Mondays and Fridays. …

Storm warning announced in Sochi

Storm warning announced in Sochi

Today and tomorrow, weather forecasters predict heavy rains with thunderstorms and strong wind in in Sochi. The Ministry of Emergency Situations recommended residents and guests of the city to not use personal vehicles and do not leave …

Chechnya, Ingushetia, Adygea and Kuban warned about danger of avalanches

Chechnya, Ingushetia, Adygea and Kuban warned about danger of avalanches

The residents of Chechnya, Ingushetia, Adygea, Kuban and highland areas of Sochi have been warned about avalanches. According to the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry, a danger of avalanches in the mountains of Chechnya, …

Second Confederations Cup park opens in Sochi

Second Confederations Cup park opens in Sochi

Russia's second Confederation Cup park has opened in Sochi today. Visitors to the park can meet football stars, participate interesting contests and multimedia quizzes with the opportunity to win prizes, including tickets for the …

Abbas, Putin to meet in Sochi on May 11

Abbas, Putin to meet in Sochi on May 11

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Palestine’s President Mahmoud Abbas will meet in Sochi on May 11, Palestine’s ambassador to Russia Hafiz Nofal said, TASS reports. …

Russian and Turkish Presidents hold talks in Sochi

Russian and Turkish Presidents hold talks in Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin is holding talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Russia's Sochi. Putin heartily welcomed the Turkish delegation, thanking Erdogan for having accepted …

Merkel to Putin: sanctions harm bilateral relations.

Merkel to Putin: sanctions harm bilateral relations.

Relations between Russia and Germany continue to develop despite the existing differences, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and …

Difficult conversation between Merkel and Putin

Difficult conversation between Merkel and Putin

Moscow is a constructive partner, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a press conference after talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi. "Russia is a constructive …

Merkel arrives for talks with Vladimir Putin

Merkel arrives for talks with Vladimir Putin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Russia’s Sochi where she is due to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Russian and German leaders will meet today to discuss war on terror, the …

Putin plays hockey with Jean-Claude Killy

Putin plays hockey with Jean-Claude Killy

After awarding the winner of Formula One’s Russian Grand Prix, Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the Olympic Stadium ‘Shayba’, where he participated in a hockey training. The president played hockey with the …

Sochi won#039t raise prices for tourists this summer

Sochi won't raise prices for tourists this summer

Sochi authorities have denied the information that appeared earlier about a huge sharp increase in prices at resort in the summer of 2017. According to the head of resorts and tourism department of the Sochi Administration, …

Sochi hotels raise prices by 28%

Sochi hotels raise prices by 28%

Accommodation in the hotels of Sochi in 2017 is now 28% more expensive compared to the same period in 2016. Mayor of the city Anatoly Pakhomov assured that he repeatedly urged Sochi hoteliers not to inflate the price, …

New record for descent in bathing suits set in Sochi

New record for descent in bathing suits set in Sochi

The participants of the second high-altitude carnival BoogelWoogel set a new record in Sochi in terms of the number of people, who simultaneously descended from the slope in bathing suits, a total of 1200 people, the organizers of the carnival …

Sochi 2017 Winter Military World Games praised as #039best in history#039

Sochi 2017 Winter Military World Games praised as 'best in history'

The third International Winter Military World Games in Sochi are the best in the history of such events, Col. Abdulhakeem Alshino, the Military Sports Council's (CISM) president, said Sunday, Sputnik reports. …

Military Winter Games project manager praises Sochi 2017 organization

Military Winter Games project manager praises Sochi 2017 organization

The third International Military Sports Council's (CISM) Winter Military World Games in Sochi are held at the highest standard, the games' project manager Guilherme Keese said on Sunday, adding that Russia did a great job …

Jazz musician Arturo Sandoval gives performance at Sochi festival

Jazz musician Arturo Sandoval gives performance at Sochi festival

In Sochi, a ten-time winner of the Grammy award,  American jazz musician Arturo Sandoval gave performance in the framework of the Winter International Festival of Arts. "We try to be more accessible, to perform for a wider …

WADA admits McLaren’s ‘doping’ evidence against Russian athletes insufficient

WADA admits McLaren’s ‘doping’ evidence against Russian athletes insufficient

WADA has admitted that Richard McLaren’s 2016 report on the alleged use of doping by Russian athletes is “not sufficient to bring successful cases,” the International Olympic Committee said. “At …

Russia wins 11 medals, Including 6 golds, on first day of Military World Games

Russia wins 11 medals, Including 6 golds, on first day of Military World Games

The Russian team won 11 medals, including six gold ones, on the first day of the third Winter Military World Games, the competition’s press center informed journalists, Sputnik reports. "On the first competition day …

3rd Winter World Military Games kick off in Sochi

3rd Winter World Military Games kick off in Sochi

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev declared the 3rd Winter World Military Games in the Russian Black Sea resort open at a gala ceremony at Sochi’s Ice Cube stadium. "Dear participants and guests! I declare the 3rd 2017 …

Sochi hosts third Winter Military World Games

Sochi hosts third Winter Military World Games

The third Winter Military World Games started today in the Russian city of Sochi, the International Military Sports Council (CISM) website says. This year, more than thousand athletes from 26 states are expected to participate in the …

 Third Winter Military World Games start in Sochi

Third Winter Military World Games start in Sochi

The third Winter Military World Games will start today in Russia's Sochi, the statement published on the International Military Sports Council (CISM) website says. "The 3rd CISM Winter Military World Games will be held in Sochi …

20 thousand volunteers ready to work at Youth Festival in Sochi

20 thousand volunteers ready to work at Youth Festival in Sochi

More than 20 thousand applications were sent for participation in the volunteer program of the World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS), which will be held from on October 14-21 in Sochi, the press service of the organizing committee of the …

Sochi plans to build waste sorting plant in Year of Ecology

Sochi plans to build waste sorting plant in Year of Ecology

The authorities of Sochi plan to  participate in the program of construction of a sorting plant in the Year of Ecology, mayor Anatoly Pakhomov said at a meeting on the development of the events in the Year of Ecology. …

Avalanches expected in mountains of Kuban, Adygeya, Ingushetia and Chechnya

Avalanches expected in mountains of Kuban, Adygeya, Ingushetia and Chechnya

The avalanche hazard warning was issued in the Krasnodar region, Adygeya, Chechnya and Ingushetia. The safety message acts  today and tomorrow ( on February 11-12) in the mountains of the Krasnodar …

Sochi Fisht stadium 98% ready for Confederations Cup

Sochi Fisht stadium 98% ready for Confederations Cup

Sochi Fisht stadium is 98% ready for holding 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, vice-governor of Krasnodar Territory Nikolai Doluda said. According to him, the city can hold events at any time. "Sochi is …

 Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry condemns Karabakh regime’s participation in KVN

Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry condemns Karabakh regime’s participation in KVN

“We are expressing regret and dissatisfaction over the invitation of the teams, acting on behalf of so-called regime created in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan by Armenia, to the 28th International Festival of KVN  which will be …

Medvedev: Sochi#039s Olympic facilities used successfully

Medvedev: Sochi's Olympic facilities used successfully

Plans for the use of Sochi's Olympic facilities are being successfully implemented, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a meeting on the use of Olympic facilities in Sochi. According to the head of …

Third flight data recorder of Tu-154 plane destroyed

Third flight data recorder of Tu-154 plane destroyed

The third flight data recorder, which was in the tail section of the Tu-154 plane has been destroyed, a law enforcement source said. "A tape has been found from the third black box and this shows that it was destroyed," TASS …

Second flight recorder of Tu-154 recovered from seabed

Second flight recorder of Tu-154 recovered from seabed

Another flight recorder of the Tupolev-154 that crashed near Sochi last Sunday morning has been recovered from the seabed, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "The second flight recorder of the Tupolev-154 plane was spotted and …

Two more bodies found at Tu-154 plane crash site

Two more bodies found at Tu-154 plane crash site

Divers have found and pulled from the water two more bodies of the victims killed in the Tu-154 plane crash in the Black Sea, the search operation headquarters …