All Posts Tagged With: "forced eviction"

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Ignored by Authorities, Sochi Evictees Cry for Help

Residents of Sochi protest the government’s failure to compensate them properly after bulldozing their homes to make way for Olympic facility construction.

Sep 12, 2011 | Continued
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Only Happy Evictees Allowed to Meet with Putin

Residents angry over being evicted from their homes to make way for Olympic construction near Sochi were banned from a meeting between the Russian prime minister and other less distressed residents.

Oct 14, 2010 | Continued
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Evicted Sochi Residents Go on Hunger Strike

Residents in Sochi who are being forcibly evicted from their homes to make way for Olympic construction are going on hunger strike to protest a lack of fair compensation for their property by the local government.

May 20, 2010 | Continued
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Unpaid Olympic Workers Continue Hunger Strike

Construction workers hired for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are continuing a hunger strike taken up last Thursday in protest to their contractors’ failure to pay their wages in more than three months.

Mar 16, 2010 | Continued
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Bush to Meet Putin in Sochi as Thousands Face Eviction

US President George W. Bush will meet with outgoing Russian President Vladimir Putin in the resort town of Sochi, where thousands are facing the prospect of eviction from their homes ahead of the 2014 Olympic games.

Mar 29, 2008 | Continued