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The city

by Natalia Kulikova

Posted on January 26, 2014 at 12:00 AM.

We've been talking about the Sochi Olympics for several weeks now. It's about time we learn something about the host city — the subtropical resort capital of Russia that surprised everybody by becoming the Olympic capital as well. Click on the play button and you'll get a quick overview of what Sochi is about.

столица [stah-LEE-tsah] — capital
город [GOH-rud] — city
море [MOH-ryeh] — sea
Чёрное море [CHYOR-nah-yeh MOH-ryeh] — Black Sea
туризм [too-REEZM] — tourism
Красная Поляна [KRAHS-nah-yah pah-LYAH-nah] — Krasnaya Polyana, lit. Red Meadow

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