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1. Mimosas (The Flower, Not the Drink) in Sochi

Unusually warm weather brings bright yellow blossoms to the region much earlier than normal.

Tags: nature, environment, spring, weather, Sochi, flowers
2. Speedos in January

Pack your bikinis and speedos: it's time for Russian winter!

Tags: winter, Sochi, weather
3. Come Out and Play

Defending gay rights, yoga, recycling, and a stress-free childhood. Yes, in Russia.

Tags: meteors, animals, fish, prison, Sochi, yoga, lgbt, school, environment, soccer
4. Sochi +5

Views of Sochi, five years after the close of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in that southern city.

Tags: photography, olympics, sochi
5. Skyfalls, Sinking Feelings, and Smitings

Falling from a Russian sky near you: airplanes, bags of money, and well-timed lightning bolts!

Tags: World Cup, soccer, orthodox church, Altai, sochi, Ufa
By Irina Bukharin
6. Eating, Drinking, and Putin's New Look

Beachgoers bathe in potable sludge, Russians weigh in on replacements for sanctioned food, and the Kremlin revamps funerals. Plus, Putin goes fishing. 

Tags: Putin, sanctions, Kremlin, Sochi, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
7. Sochi

This week we travel to Russia's warmer climes. Lesya Polyakova gives us a quick tour of Sochi.

Tags: sochi, black sea
By Lesya Polyakova
8. The Puck Stops Here

There is nothing like a good old Russian ochered (line) to get close to the narod (people) and get some inside info. Standing in line, Russians tend to show solidarity, to open up and loosen their tongues. The perfect environment for a journalist... 

Tags: Sochi, Olympics
By Mikhail Ivanov
9. Take Plenty of Vitamin D to Sochi

So you, dear readers, think that the Olympics is all about sports? Nay! It is of course all about the souvenirs! And about how a miserly correspondent is supposed to buy them in sufficient quantity for the many friends and family left behind on the "mainland" while he is "roughing it" in Sochi...

Tags: olympics, sochi, Putin
By Mikhail Ivanov
10. What the Bleep is Going on in Sochi?

Why is it that the Twitter hashtag #sochiproblems has more followers than the Twitter feed for the games? How is it that all we hear from the Western press is negativism, while from the athletes and local observers there are only raves for the fantastic facilities? Why do pictures of double toilets and unfinished hotels continue to flood the inter-tubes? And what idiot gave the order to kill puppies in Sochi?

Tags: sochi, olympics
By Paul E. Richardson

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