Oligarchs unload Sochi Olympics assets to recoup investment

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The ski jump sits shrouded in mist, its coat of snow undisturbed by any athletes hurtling down the ramp to take off into the air. A year ago, the jump bustled with activity at the Sochi Olympics as…

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Sochi 2014: Outside the Arena – Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

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The true cost of Russia’s first Olympics in more than three decades, and the most expensive games ever, goes well beyond the hefty $51-billion price tag. RFE/RL correspondent Tom Balmforth traveled to Sochi to take a look beyond the glitter.

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