Dacha, chacha and a gay bar: 9 ways Sochi surprises

By Rachel Barth, for CNNUpdated 6th February 2014
Stalin's dacha: $10 tours.
Stalin's dacha: $10 tours.
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Rudy Giuliani talks to CNN's Piers Morgan about the threats surrounding the 2014 Olympics in Sochi.
CNN's Ivan Watson discusses the final preparations before the Olympic games in Sochi
Butting out for the Olympics: tough when 60% of Russian men smoke.
Butting out for the Olympics: tough when 60% of Russian men smoke.
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No gay people in Sochi? This protestor would presumably disagree.
No gay people in Sochi? This protestor would presumably disagree.
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"Which may to the bobsled final, Mr Cossack?"
"Which may to the bobsled final, Mr Cossack?"
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Russian toasting: Better learn the rules.
Russian toasting: Better learn the rules.
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First the bare-chested fishing, now the "Sochi leopard" pose.
First the bare-chested fishing, now the "Sochi leopard" pose.
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