Discussion

37,000 police to secure Sochi Games

Updated: July 5, 2013, 8:16 AM ET
Associated Press

MOSCOW -- Russia's interior minister says that 37,000 police officers have been deployed to protect the 2014 Winter Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.

Vladimir Kolokoltsev said on state Rossiya 24 television Friday a multi-layer security system in Sochi is fully compatible with demands of the International Olympic Committee, saying it has proven its efficiency in test events there.

While officials have pledged to make the Sochi Games the "safest Olympics in history," security ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE OLYMPICS HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM