Sochi 2014: countdown
• Sochi 2014 Countdown
Only a few months before the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, but cranes still tower over the numerous construction sites, trying to complete the multi-billion transformation of the Russian resort in the center of winter sports.
About how he saw the pre-Olympic Sochi Reuters photo correspondent Maxim Shemetov.
A view of the resort, "Rose Farm" - the largest object of the Winter Olympics 2014. It is located about 40 km from the city of Sochi, September 21, 2013.
The cable car to the ski resort of Rosa Khutor, September 21, 2013.
In the city circle building. Sochi Center, September 19, 2013.
migrant worker on the balcony in the village of Krasnaya Polyana. In addition to the Olympic Park, Krasnaya Polyana takes 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
The Cossacks in the center of Sochi. They are engaged in search of illegal immigrants.
The bus stop in the center of Sochi, September 19, 2013.
It is not only new buildings, meet in Sochi and such houses. Adler district of the city, September 26, 2013.
Volleyball in Sochi Park
Near the beach in Adler district of Sochi
A lone fisherman on a pier
Holidaymakers on the beach, September 22, 2013.
Seller smoked fish on the beach.
On the beach in Sochi, September 22, 2013.
It is believed that the first written mention of the word "Sochi" refers to 1641 and is owned by the Turkish military leader and traveler Evliya Çelebi, called "Sochi" tribe living in the mountains above the Adler.
The beach at sunset
Beach Khosta district of Sochi, 25 September 2013 dirty.
The weather is not for swimming, but you can surf workout
In September in Sochi have been numerous showers that has repeatedly flooded city, September 24, 2013.
Rainfall in Adler district of Sochi Airport
September 2013 turned out to be all on the record rainfall - 525 mm, which is 413% of the monthly norm. Thunderstorm, 20 September 2013.
In Sochi, a great number of migrants, both legal and not. Detained in a police station in the center of Sochi, September 18, 2013.
Ministry of Internal Affairs says that half of the crimes committed by migrants in Sochi.
Migrant workers in Krasnaya Polyana, 21 September 2013.
Migrant workers in the cafe in the village of Krasnaya Polyana, 21 September 2013.
Dog Sports in the street in the center of Sochi
Sochi - an expensive city, the prices in Sochi on products, services and things here are much higher than in Russia on average. Seller melons from Tajikistan, September 22, 2013.
Sochi realities. Migrants with a sheep in the village of Krasnaya Polyana
The saleswoman pilaf in the Tajik market in Sochi
Migrants at the bus stop in the center of Sochi, September 24, 2013.
The builders are in the queue to get into the dining room of the Olympic Park in the Adler district of Sochi, September 23, 2013.
Laying asphalt in the Olympic Park in the Adler district of Sochi
for the Olympic facilities and residential quarters View through the window of an abandoned old bus nearby
Before 2014 Olympics remains 120 days. About this saying "the horse is not lying." Construction in the Olympic village at the ski resort Rosa Khutor
The Olympic village at the ski resort Rosa Khutor
So I saw the city of Sochi in September 2013th Reuters photo correspondent Maxim Shemetov.