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<p>A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach</p>

A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February.

REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach</p>

A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February.

 REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach</p>

A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February.

REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach</p>

A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February. 

REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach</p>

A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February.
REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach</p>

A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014.
The picture on the left was taken in February.
REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach</p>

A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A combination of two pictures shows the development of construction within the last eleven months in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. The picture on the left was taken in February. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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