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This Pleiades image, acquired 19 December 2013, shows the city of Sochi in Russia, which will host the 2014 Winter Olympics.

The Olympic Park can be seen in the centre of the image, situated on the coast of the Black Sea. The venues which will host different events are visible in a circular area with the white domes of the staduium's standing out against the rest of the city. The ski events will be conducted at nearby Krasnaya Polyana in the Caucasus Mountains.

The Winter Olympics are due to begin on 07 February 2014.

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Credit: CNES 2013 - Distribution: Astrium Services / Spot Image S.A. France, all rights reserved


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