Lifestyle & Belief

Seen in Sochi

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Along Sochi's beach along the Black Sea coast on day six of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

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Pascal Le Segretain

SOCHI, Russia — It's not all about the figure skating and freestyle skiing. The site of the 2014 Winter Games was once a prime Soviet vacation destination, and the contrasts are clear when you get away from the Olympic village.  Here's a sample of what GlobalPost senior correspondent Dan Peleschuk has documented so far.