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A city of southwest Russia on the northeast shore of the Black Sea. It is a popular health resort.


(Russian ˈsɔtʃi)
(Placename) a city and resort in SW Russia, in the Krasnodar Territory on the Black Sea: hot mineral springs. Pop: 328 000 (2005 est)


(ˈsoʊ tʃi)

a seaport in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, on the Black Sea: resort. 317,000.
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SOCHI, Russia, , Muharram 30, 1437, November 12, 2015, SPA -- President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday Russia needed to conduct its own investigation into allegations its athletes had systematically taken performance-enhancing substances and that someone needed to take personal responsibility for the problem, according to Reuters.
SOCHI, Russia, Nov 10 (KUNA) -- First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said that the Kuwaiti-Russian talks held in Sochi were "frank and positive.
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Delegation of the Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan takes part in the international conference of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in combating infectious diseases in Sochi, Russia.
CURLING: Scotland's men, skipped by Gordon Muirhead, lost 6-5 to Canada, with the women's rink going down 8-5 to Sweden, at the World Seniors Championships in Sochi, Russia.
12 (BNA)-- His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa met in Sochi, Russia, today the UAE Foreign Minister Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan who conveyed to him the greetings of the UAE President Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as well as their best wishes to him of abundant health and happiness and more progress and prosperity to Bahrain.
Teams of students and management professionals from 22 countries and four continents on September 18 gathered in Sochi, Russia, to compete for the world's largest strategy and management competition Global Management Challenge.
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Originally a G8 summit was scheduled to take place in Sochi, Russia, in early June under Russian presidency.
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