Politics & Government

January 25, 2014

Reporter's notebook: The scene from Sochi

The first thing that strikes you when stepping out in Sochi, Russia, site of the 2014 Winter Olympics, is how much it doesn't feel like winter. It was sunny and a comfortable 52 degrees here at 1 p.m., quite a change from the 17-degree, snowbound Washington, D.C., I left behind Wednesday night.

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