The unusual subtropical climate around the "Russian Riviera" city of Sochi makes it a popular destination for the Russian elite.
The post-Cold War boom in tourism has resulted in a sprawl of resort hotels and condominiums along its once-pristine coastline. Further inundation is expected when Sochi hosts the Winter Olympics in 2014. http://sochi2014.com.
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