Russia terrified watching monuments destroyed in Palmyra — culture ministerRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 21, 17:08
Russian bombers deliver successfully strikes on terrorists' facilities in SyriaWorld January 21, 15:39
Denmark uses Russian data in its application for expanding shelf — ministerBusiness & Economy January 21, 15:15
Agreement on bases in Syria to serve strengthening of stability in Middle East — MPRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 21:18
Trump's inaugural address: When America is united, America is totally unstoppableWorld January 20, 20:57
Hermitage chief: New Palmyra destruction comes across as militants' vengeanceRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 20:29
Russia's first deputy PM wants to keep current tax system for next political cycleBusiness & Economy January 20, 19:53
Russia’s Shipulin clinches gold in 20km individual race of IBU World Cup stage in ItalySport January 20, 19:18
Prominent Russian adventurer Konyukhov to take samples from Mariana Trench floorSociety & Culture January 20, 19:15
SOCHI, December 23 (Itar-Tass) — An earthquake that hit the North Caucasus on Sunday did not affect facilities that are being built in the run up to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi, an official in the state corporation Olympstroy told Itar-Tass.
All sports and other infrastructure are built to resist a 9-magnitude quake.
The quake with the epicenter located approximately 30 kilometers northwest of the Black Sea city of Poti in western Georgia was also felt in Russia’s Krasnodar, Stavropol territories, Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia.
According to Sochi’s seismic station, tremors reached 5.7 points in the resort.
No victims and destructions were reported.