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Paralympic Flame Extinguished Amid Fireworks at Closing Ceremony

4 г. назад

The closing ceremony of the Paralympics was held in Sochi on Sunday. Watch this video by RIA Novosti of the final day of celebrations at the Olympic Park.

We Are the Champions: Russian Olympic Figure Skaters Perform in Sochi

4 г. назад

The 'We Are the Champions' ice gala was held in Sochi to support Russian athletes taking part in the Paralympic Games. Olympic champions Adelina Sotnikova ...

From Sochi to Magadan and Back: The Paralympic Flame Travels Around Russia

4 г. назад

The Paralympic torch relay has returned to Sochi, where it began its journey on February 26. Watch this video by RIA Novosti to see the torchbearers carrying ...

Paralympic Torch Lit by a Huge 'Heart' in Moscow

4 г. назад

The Moscow leg of the Paralympic torch relay began at the All-Russian Exhibition Center in the Russian capital on Sunday. Watch this video of the Paralympic ...

Reviving Russian Troikas

4 г. назад

Many associate Russian winters with horse-drawn sleighs and troikas, but most of them are only seen in the movies. A group of enthusiasts is attempting to ...

Records and Memorable Moments of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games

4 г. назад

The Russian national team set a national record for the total number of medals it won as well as in the number of gold medals. The team won 13 gold, 11 silver ...

A Competition of Hospitality: National Houses in Sochi Welcome Guests

4 г. назад

Sochi's Olympic Park featured more than a dozen national houses from countries around the world. This RIA Novosti video tours the "miniature Germany," the ...

Black Sea Dolphins, Beluga Whale Thrill Sports Fans in Sochi

4 г. назад

The Sochi Riviera Dolphin Park has a new show called "Figure Skating on Water." This video features the performances of Maya and Agatha, two Black Sea ...

Touring Sites Outside the Olympic Capital of Sochi

4 г. назад

The Olympic Games weren't the only things to check out in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi in Russia's south. Many excursions are offered in and around the ...

Weathering the Weather in 'Visitor Friendly' Sochi

4 г. назад

The hosts of the Winter Olympics in Sochi have gone to great lenghts to make the Black Sea resort city "visitor friendly," but some things can't be fixed: like the ...

Krasnaya Polyana Welcomes Olympic Guests with Hills, Flags and Fireworks

4 г. назад

Most of the events of the 2014 Winter Olympics are held at the Krasnaya Polyana alpine resort near Sochi. In this RIA Novosti video, you can see what awaits ...

Warm Emotions, Ashes at the Winter Olympics

4 г. назад

Emotions are extremely warm in Sochi as the Winter Games continue, ranging from foreigners bubbling over the weather and the wonders of the Black Sea ...

Harry the Otter Predicts Olympic Wins in Sochi

4 г. назад

Harry the Otter at the Sochi Aquarium is divining the outcome of Olympic competitions. Watch this video for glimpses of what the animal oracle has predicted for ...

Trained Bears Amaze in Sochi

4 г. назад

Trained polar bears walk on their hind legs and Russian circus acrobats perform amazing stunts in this video on special performances going on in Sochi during ...

Russian Architecture, National Cuisine and Handicrafts in Sochi Folk Park

4 г. назад

A Folk Park called "My Russia" has opened for visitors in Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi. The site in the Mzymta River Valley was built to exhibit the architecture, ...

Animal attractions in Sochi: Yo-Yo the Crocodile, lemurs and marmosets

4 г. назад

Fans at the Sochi Olympics are dropping by the Sochi Zoo between sports events. Watch this RIA Novosti footage of the life of the animals at the zoo.

Which Hockey Team Will Win Gold in Sochi?

4 г. назад

Foreign fans in Sochi for the XXII Winter Olympic Games share their hopes for the ice hockey competitions. Watch this RIA Novosti video to see the mood of the ...

Tour of the Sochi Olympic Park

4 г. назад

The Olympic Park, one of the main facilities of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, features a stadium, two ice hockey arenas, a speed skating center, the Ice ...

Moscow Zoo Turns 150

4 г. назад

The Moscow Zoo was founded 150 years ago this day, on February 12, 1864. Watch the archive footage of the zoo in the early 20 century.

Olympic Exhibitions in Moscow: Interactive Displays and Collections from the 1980 Moscow Olympics

4 г. назад

A multimedia exhibit highlighting the Winter Olympic has opened at the Manezh Central Exhibition Hall in Moscow. Watch this video to learn more about the ...

A New Challenge: Vanessa Mae Hits the Olympic Ski Slopes in Sochi

4 г. назад

World famous violinist Vanessa Mae will compete in downhill skiing in Sochi. The musician and alpine athlete Mae speaks with journalists about how she feels ...