Fireworks in Sochi
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Practice fireworks light up Sochi sky

Fireworks lit up the sky over Sochi as organisers practised the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics.

Fireworks lit up the sky over Sochi as organisers rehearsed the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics.

Meanwhile, President Putin has arrived in Sochi amid growing disquiet about whether preparations will be complete by Friday.

Hundreds of visitors arriving this week found that their hotels were unfinished.

  • 05 Feb
  • From the section Europe