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  • 1. Sochi- 2014 winter olympics By: Lindsey, Ronnie and Sarah
  • 2. Where is sochi? • Sochi is in Russia, which is a country in Europe. • Sochi borders the Black Sea to the east. • It is south of Novorosslysk. • It is north of Batumi.
  • 3. Weather • The climate of Sochi can be compared to the climate in Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana. • The summers are hot and humid and the winters are warm, but there can be occasional frost and snow. • The climate is classified as subtropical.
  • 4. Geography • It boarders the Black Sea in the south east. • It has mountains. • It also has rivers.
  • 5. history • Sochi was founded on April 21, 1838 as fort Alexandria. • In 1839 it was renamed Navaginskaya fortress. • In 1920, the Soviet power was established, and after the Civil War, the considerable attention was devoted to the development of the resort industry in Sochi. • From 1937, Sochi is the city of Krasnodar krai.
  • 6. Government and Politics • According to the Russian Constitution, the President has the rights to lead international politics of the country. • Their President is Vladimir Putin. • Russia is a federative presidential republic. • There are seven officially registered political parties. • The President is elected every seven years. • Russia is a communist country.
  • 7. Culture • Russian families depend on all of their family members. Most families live in small apartments , often with 2 or 3 generations sharing the space. • Everyone’s business is everyone else’s. Strangers will stop and tell people that they are breaking the rules. • Russians usually have an early breakfast, consisting of kasha (a type of porridge) butterbrots (a type of sandwich) boiled or fried eggs tvorog (like cottage cheese) or cereal. • Lunch is between 1and 3 p.m. It can be bought for less than 10 U.S. dollars. Classic Russian lunch consists of hot soup, meat with potatoes, porridge or pasta and then a drink such as kompot and an optional cake or chocolate.
  • 8. Bibliography I. http://russiatrek.org/sochi-city II. http://russiatrek.org/aboutrussian-politics