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Russia: Sochi ski resort is huge success and needs extension, Putin told01:45

Russia: Sochi ski resort is huge success and needs extension, Putin told

Russian Federation, Moscow
March 23, 2015 at 22:29 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin was informed in Moscow on Monday that Sochi Alpine ski resort, Roza Khutor, is receiving five to ten thousand visitors a day, creating the need to extend the resort to accommodate more visitors.

Speaking at a meeting with Putin at the Presidential Palace, the President of Interros Holding and CEO of Norilsk Nickel Vladimir Potanin, reported that the "slopes are packed and the hotels are extremely busy," creating the need to extend Roza Khutor to accommodate all who wish to visit. Potanin also stated that they will attempt to make the extension an ecological resort, similar to Roza Khutor.

The Russian leader said he wanted to see one single ski-pass that can be used over the whole area to steamline access to the slopes for visitors. Currently there are several passes for different parts of Roza Khutor.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin was informed in Moscow on Monday that Sochi Alpine ski resort, Roza Khutor, is receiving five to ten thousand visitors a day, creating the need to extend the resort to accommodate more visitors.

Speaking at a meeting with Putin at the Presidential Palace, the President of Interros Holding and CEO of Norilsk Nickel Vladimir Potanin, reported that the "slopes are packed and the hotels are extremely busy," creating the need to extend Roza Khutor to accommodate all who wish to visit. Potanin also stated that they will attempt to make the extension an ecological resort, similar to Roza Khutor.

The Russian leader said he wanted to see one single ski-pass that can be used over the whole area to steamline access to the slopes for visitors. Currently there are several passes for different parts of Roza Khutor.

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