Trip to Sochi. Inspection of 2014 Winter Olympics sports facilities
Vladimir Putin inspected the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics sports facilities both already open or under construction in the mountain and coastal clusters, and held a meeting on the preparations for the XXII Olympic Winter Games and the XI Paralympic Winter Games in 2014 in Sochi. President of Russia and President of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge took part in the One Year until the Games ceremony that started the countdown to the Games. Around the country, from this moment the countdown began to the first ever Winter Olympics to take place in Russia.