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Russia: Medvedev positive about progress of Sochi Olympic venues

Russian Federation, Sochi
August 7, 2013 at 17:42 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russia: Medvedev positive about progress of Sochi Olympic venues

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev inspected the Olympic venues in Sochi on Wednesday. After the visit Medvedev held a meeting with the organising committee of the 22nd Olympic Winter Games and 11th Paralympic Winter Games of 2014. During the meeting the Russian Prime Minister stated that, according to him, "the Olympic venues look almost completed."

Medvedev emphasised the importance of the newly constructed logistics in the long term for the Sochi area by saying that "“We need to make sure the power grid is up and running smoothly during the Olympic Games and afterwards because life in Sochi will go on. Our goal is not to show it off for a couple of weeks to the whole world and then leave the city facing regular power outages as it used to be in the past. Am I right?”

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Russia: Medvedev positive about progress of Sochi Olympic venues

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev inspected the Olympic venues in Sochi on Wednesday. After the visit Medvedev held a meeting with the organising committee of the 22nd Olympic Winter Games and 11th Paralympic Winter Games of 2014. During the meeting the Russian Prime Minister stated that, according to him, "the Olympic venues look almost completed."

Medvedev emphasised the importance of the newly constructed logistics in the long term for the Sochi area by saying that "“We need to make sure the power grid is up and running smoothly during the Olympic Games and afterwards because life in Sochi will go on. Our goal is not to show it off for a couple of weeks to the whole world and then leave the city facing regular power outages as it used to be in the past. Am I right?”

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