Putin scolds officials over delays, cost overruns
SOCHI, Russia -- Russian President Vladimir Putin scolded government officials Wednesday over a two-year delay and huge cost overruns in the construction of the ski jump facility for the Sochi Olympics.
The 2014 Winter Games, which open one year from Thursday, are expected to cost $51 billion, making it the most expensive Olympics in history.
Putin toured some of the Olympic venues on Wednesday, a day ahead of festivities marking the one-year countdown. He also met with members of ...
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