Media Arrives in Sochi, Tweet Hotel Horror Stories
With just under two days to go before the opening ceremony, preparations for the Sochi Winter Olympics are looking far from complete.
From hotels that don’t appear to be finished, to ongoing security concerns, to reports of officials poisoning stray dogs — none of this will be what Russian President Vladimir Putin would have hoped to see when he arrived in Sochi on Tuesday.
It also wasn’t what media from around the world expected.
According to Fox News, Russia spent nearly $51 billion to prepare for the Olympics. But this week, organizers said three of nine media hotels weren’t complete.
Over the past few days, reporters have been documenting their experiences with their hotel rooms, running water and other issues on social media.
Take a look at some of those posts:
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