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Sochi Rising

With the London Olympics now long gone, it's time to look ahead to the coming Winter Games in—and complete transformation of—the Russian resort town of Sochi. Backed by "Putin's dream" of holding the Olympics at one of his favorite vacation destinations, the Russians have poured more than $33B into venues and infrastructure in the formerly sleepy hamlet on the Black Sea. Curbed National has the highlights. [Curbed National]