More Sochi Articles

  • G-7 to hold summit in Brussels, won't meet in Russia

    The United States and western allies announced Monday that a meeting of the Group of Eight nations planned for June in Sochi, Russia, had been cancelled, with world leaders planning instead to meet in Brussels in retaliation for Russian President Vladimir Putin annexing Crimea. “We will not...

  • Leaders scrap June G-8 summit in Russia

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A senior diplomat says the Group of Seven major economies has decided to scrap a planned G-8 summit in Russia and meet instead in Brussels to protest Moscow's annexation of Crimea. The diplomat said Monday that the June summit will only feature the top seven...

  • Avalanche kills 2 skiers at Sochi resort

    MOSCOW (AP) — An avalanche killed two skiers on Sunday at the Russian mountain resort used for the Sochi Olympics the day after it opened to the public, the resort said. Six skiers were on the middle section of Labirint run when the avalanche struck, the Roza Khutor resort said in a...

  • Chechen warlord who threatened Sochi reported dead

    MOSCOW (AP) — Doku Umarov, a Chechen warlord who had threatened to attack the Sochi Olympics and claimed responsibility for some of Russia's deadliest terror attacks in recent years, was reported dead on Tuesday by the Islamic militant group he led. One of Russia's most wanted men, he was 49....



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