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What the Papers Say on Sochi, Feb. 12

Kommersant


1. Afsati Dzhusoyti article called "Olympic deduction" provides an update on the fourth day of the Sochi Olympics; p 1 (255 words).

Nezavisimaya Gazeta


1. Igor Naumov article called "Sochi backed up with last year snow" reports the highlights of the Feb. 11 IOC news conference in Sochi; p 2 (400 words).

2. Tatyana Ivzhenko article headlined "Putin will continue conversation with Yanukovych after Games" offers an update on the developments in the crisis-hit Ukraine, speculates that Russia might have taken time out to hold the Olympics and wait and see if President Viktor Yanukovych gets more accommodating; p 7 (1,500 words).

Noviye Izvestia


1. Arina Raksina report headlined "Answer is no" says that President Vladimir Putin has said the city of Sochi would not receive more investments after the Olympics; p 3 (550 words).

Feb. 12, 2014 / BBC Monitoring / ©BBC

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