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Sochi ASEAN summit: Russia eyes economic expansion in SE Asia

Asia Times - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The Russian Black Sea resort city of Sochi hosted the Russia-ASEAN summit on May 19-20. The confab marked the 20th anniversary of the partnership.

Sochi's stray dogs move to Canada

CBC.ca - ‎May 14, 2016‎
Unamsky works from an office in Morristown, N.J., where she co-ordinates support for the Sochi shelter, including ordering supplies such as dog crates and food and organizing educational spay and neutering initiatives in Sochi. The office also runs the ...

In post-Olympic Sochi, white elephants – and improved daily life

Christian Science Monitor - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The Sochi Olympics was billed as the most expensive in the history of the Games, with its projected budget quadrupling during construction.
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If Sochi charges true Russia could face Winter Olympics bans too, warns Bach

Toronto Star - ‎May 18, 2016‎
LONDON—Just as Russia's track and field federation was suspended by the IAAF, some of the country's winter sports bodies could be banned if allegations of state-supported doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics are proven, IOC President Thomas Bach said ...
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Rio, Sochi, Tokyo: All battling for Olympic scandals record?

CBC.ca - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Russia (stop us if you've heard this one before) has been in damage control mode after a CBS report revealed that dozens of athletes may have doped in Sochi, including a whopping 15 medal winners, as part of a massive state-run operation.

Don't Get Lost: Curious Happenings at Putin's Sochi Summer Residence

Sputnik International - ‎May 22, 2016‎
For instance, a Thai delegation got lost there during the recent Russia-ASEAN summit held in Sochi, Putin's Labrador Konni scared Angela Merkel, while George Bush saw the soloists of the Kuban Cossack Choir in negligee.
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American runners-up to Russians in Sochi call for justice after doping allegations

Sporting News - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Twenty-six months ago, after years of grueling workouts, Katie Uhlaender thrust herself onto a tiny sled and plunged, head-first, down Sochi's 1.1 mile-long ice luge, topping out at nearly 80 mph. The then-29-year-old skeleton racer hurtled down the ...

Games from Sochi

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The venue, Sochi, is a resort city along the shores of the Black Sea near the Caucasus Mountains. It upgraded its infrastructure to the tune of $51 billion a few years back to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games and also Paralympic Winter Games, but ...
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Russian doctors and athletes 'switched urine samples' at Sochi Olympics

The Guardian - ‎May 12, 2016‎
The former head of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency has revealed his part in an astonishing state-run doping programme before and during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, which included supplying banned performance-enhancing substances to at least ...
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Russia 'very sorry' over doping scandal at Sochi Olympics: minister

Toronto Star - ‎May 15, 2016‎
Russia was plunged into another doping scandal this week, when the former head of Moscow's anti-doping lab, Grigory Rodchenkov, detailed in The New York Times how Russia operated a state-sponsored scheme during the Winter Olympics in Sochi in ...
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PM Lee Hsien Loong meets President Joko Widodo in Sochi

Channel News Asia - ‎May 21, 2016‎
SOCHI: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Indonesian President Joko Widodo discussed the threat of terrorism as well as their countries' economic ties when they met on the sidelines of the ASEAN-Russia Commemorative Summit in Sochi.
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Japan courts Russia at Sochi summit

East Asia Forum - ‎May 17, 2016‎
The two most prominent features of Japanese foreign policy are caution and the US alliance. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision to travel to Sochi for a summit with President Vladimir Putin on 6 May was therefore remarkable. The visit comes at a time ...

Russians at Sochi Olympics were part of doping program -- report

Calgary Sun - ‎May 12, 2016‎
Sochi medal May A gold medal manufactured for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, is seen on display at the Adamas jewellery factory in Moscow on June 28, 2013.

This is the powerful '3-drug-cocktail' that dozens of Russian Olympians may have used to dominate Sochi

Business Insider - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Russian athletes took home 33 medals at the Sochi games, including 13 golds. One-third of them were awarded to athletes who are now being accused of receiving Rodchenkov's cocktail.

New Sochi film festival to showcase Russian, international talent

Screen International - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Russia is to host the first ever Sochi International Film Festival (SIFF) - an annual event taking place in the Olympic sea resort of Sochi in the Russian Federation, and set to run Dec 10-16, 2016. The new event was announced in Cannes by Russian ...

Doping program fuelled Russian medals at Sochi Olympics: report

CBC.ca - ‎May 12, 2016‎
According to the Times report, which is based largely on evidence from the director of the country's anti-doping laboratory during the Sochi Olympics, those involved included some of Russia's biggest stars of the Games, including 14 members of its ...
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PM Nguyễn Xuân Phúc meets ASEAN counterparts in Sochi

Viet Nam News - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Viet Nam News –SOCHI - Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc met with his counterparts from Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand in the Russian city of Sochi on the sidelines of the ASEAN-Russia Commemorative Summit. At the meetings, the three ASEAN ...

WADA appoints Canadian to oversee Sochi investigation

www.muskokaregion.com/ - ‎May 20, 2016‎
SYDNEY, Australia - World Anti-Doping Agency president Craig Reedie has appointed Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren as the independent overseer of an investigation into allegations of state-sponsored doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

Sochi doping allegations could show unprecedented criminality - IOC

Yahoo News - ‎May 18, 2016‎
BERLIN (Reuters) - Allegations of Russian doping at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics would represent a shocking new dimension and an "unprecedented level of criminality", if proven to be true, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said ...
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