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Life in Sochi, Russia

Photos of the happenings in Sochi, Russia during the Winter Games. Photos by BSU at the Games, a media partner of The Gazette.

Volunteers walk home after the Opening Ceremony outside the Olympic Village, Feb. 8, 2014. (M. Burton / BSU at the Games)

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Security at the Sochi, Russia Olympics. (BSU at the Games)

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Local boys play a baseball-like game with rocks and a beer bottle in downtown Sochi, Feb. 12, 2014. (M. Burton / BSU at the Games)

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A dog waits for her owner comfortable in her winter coat. It's typical for Russian women to dress up just to go out shopping. (M. Amaro/BSU at the Games

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A man crosses a bridge in Sochi, Russia during the Olympic games. (T. Irby/BSU at the Games)

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Many have noticed that some preparations are not finished. Two men carry wires to string in hopes of finishing a few more things. (M. Amaro / BSU at the Games)

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Fireworks explode during the Opening Ceremony in Sochi, Russia. (T. Irby / BSU at the Games)

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Russian pancakes are thinner than American pancakes and are served with sour cream, honey or jam. (R. Floyd / BSU at the Games)

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A large church overlooks the new Sochi train station build to accommodate the Olympics. (T. Irby / BSU at the Games)

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Parents walk their children through a plaza in Sochi, Feb. 10, 2014. Several families and visitors enjoyed the fountation, benches and a nearby exhibit of the Olympic rings. (M. Burton / BSU at the Games)

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A view from a bridge in Sochi, Russia.

A view from a bridge in Sochi, Russia.

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A couple poses outside the train station in Sochi, Russia. (T. Irby / BSU at the Games)

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Women sing in the street about the Olympics Large balloons, and crowds gathered to watch them perform. (T. Irby / BSU at the Games)

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A man take a photo of the Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony. (BSU at the Games)

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A Russian family poses with the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic mascot outside the train station in Sochi, Russia. (R. Floyd / BSU at the Games)

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The Caucaus Mountains are clearly visible from the Coastal Cluster near the train station in Adler. (R. Floyd / BSU at the Games)

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Herring is Sold in Sochi, Russia by a street vendor. (R. Floyd / BSU at the Games)

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Volunteers walk home after the Opening Ceremony outside the Olympic Village, Feb. 8, 2014. (M. Burton / BSU at the Games)

Security at the Sochi, Russia Olympics. (BSU at the Games)

Local boys play a baseball-like game with rocks and a beer bottle in downtown Sochi, Feb. 12, 2014. (M. Burton / BSU at the Games)

A dog waits for her owner comfortable in her winter coat. It's typical for Russian women to dress up just to go out shopping. (M. Amaro/BSU at the Games

A man crosses a bridge in Sochi, Russia during the Olympic games. (T. Irby/BSU at the Games)

Many have noticed that some preparations are not finished. Two men carry wires to string in hopes of finishing a few more things. (M. Amaro / BSU at the Games)

Fireworks explode during the Opening Ceremony in Sochi, Russia. (T. Irby / BSU at the Games)

Russian pancakes are thinner than American pancakes and are served with sour cream, honey or jam. (R. Floyd / BSU at the Games)

A large church overlooks the new Sochi train station build to accommodate the Olympics. (T. Irby / BSU at the Games)

Parents walk their children through a plaza in Sochi, Feb. 10, 2014. Several families and visitors enjoyed the fountation, benches and a nearby exhibit of the Olympic rings. (M. Burton / BSU at the Games)

A view from a bridge in Sochi, Russia.

A view from a bridge in Sochi, Russia.

A couple poses outside the train station in Sochi, Russia. (T. Irby / BSU at the Games)

Women sing in the street about the Olympics Large balloons, and crowds gathered to watch them perform. (T. Irby / BSU at the Games)

A man take a photo of the Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony. (BSU at the Games)

A Russian family poses with the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic mascot outside the train station in Sochi, Russia. (R. Floyd / BSU at the Games)

The Caucaus Mountains are clearly visible from the Coastal Cluster near the train station in Adler. (R. Floyd / BSU at the Games)

Herring is Sold in Sochi, Russia by a street vendor. (R. Floyd / BSU at the Games)

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