The 2014 Winter Olympics take place in the city of Sochi, Russia on the shores of the Black Sea. During the recent months leading up to the Olympics, Yuri Kozyrev has documented Sochi and its surroundings including its people and culture, political movements, and urban development as the city prepares for the games.

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Sochi Russia October  2013Sunbathing  on  the  beach  at  the Black Sea
Adler  Russia January  15 2014 Market  at  Adler.
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Sochi Russia  December   2013  Surfing  at  the Black Sea.
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Sochi Russia October  2013 Fishmen  at a cargo port in Imeretin bay near Sochi
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Sochi Russia  December   2013 A migrant worker builds  up  pavement in  Adler
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