We've been talking about the Sochi Olympics for several weeks now. It's about time we learn something about the host city — the subtropical resort capital of Russia that surprised everybody by becoming the Olympic capital as well. Click on the play button and you'll get a quick overview of what Sochi is about.


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 столица [stah-LEE-tsah] — capital

город [GOH-rud] — city

море [MOH-ryeh] — sea

Чёрное море [CHYOR-nah-yeh MOH-ryeh] — Black Sea

туризм [too-REEZM] — tourism

Красная Поляна [KRAHS-nah-yah pah-LYAH-nah] — Krasnaya Polyana, lit. Red Meadow


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