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Manchester City loses more ground in Premier League

...was shot at Satur day near the northern city of Trabzon on the team's return to the airport from a 5-1 win against Black Sea side Caykur Rizespor. The driver was hit in the face and hospitalized. He is in a stable condition. PLAYER STRUCK...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-06/manchester-city-lose
Wine Time: Chateau Vartely Winemaker's Selection 2012, Moldova

...was. I was close, if you can count several hundred miles as close.Moldova is a former Soviet republic located on the Black Sea, bordered by Ukraine on the north and east and Romania on the west. It has a rich history of wine making.A good example...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-21/wine-time-chateau-var
Oligarchs are dumping their toxic assets on Russia a year after the Sochi Olympics

...such as poor transportation and electricity remain unfulfilled.A much-touted $8.5 billion rail link between the Black Sea coast and the mountains is all but suspended, due to a dispute over who will pay for maintenance.The legacy of Sochi's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-02-05/oligarchs-are-dumping-th
Help wanted - desperately

...Russian jet made about a dozen high-speed passes last weekend over a U.S. Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the Black Sea ? with impunity.Meanwhile, here's our president talking about Ukraine with the bland didacticism of a college professor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-18/help-wanted-desperate
Paralympians from Ukraine, Russia stand together

...sports is not easy for some Ukrainians against the backdrop of the strife unfolding about 300 miles west of Sochi on the Black Sea coast.But as well as two further bronze medals in the biathlon, Maksym Yarovyi claimed silver in the men's 7.5-kilometer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-03-08/paralympians-ukraine-rus
After massive investment, Sochi's future uncertain

...Olympic circus packs up and flies away from Russia, the Black Sea city of Sochi is thinking about the future.Hundreds of...from Togliatti. "I would love to come back."On the Black Sea north of Geor gia, Sochi was a tired seaside resort...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-24/sochis-future-uncertain
Put Putin in perspective

...opportunity to annex some lost territories ? such as the Ukrainian Crimea, one of his most desirable locations on the Black Sea with access to the Mediterranean and sea lanes into the Atlantic. This was the country's old desire of the Romanov Czarist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-23/put-putin-perspective
New phase in preserving black sea island culture

JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. - After almost 15 years the effort to preserve the culture of slave descendants along the coast of the Southeast is entering a new phase.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-15/new-phase-preserving-black-se
Remaining candidates for 2022 Olympics are both lacking in appeal

...annexed the Crimea peninsula not long after the closing ceremony. And the $51 billion spent by Russia to prepare the Black Sea resort, plus complaints of displaced homeowners and thugs who horsewhipped punk girls from Pussy Riot, made those weeks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-10-02/remaing-candidates-2022-
Sochi Olympics opening ceremony spotlights Russian culture, optimism

...challenges of their lives on the mountain slopes of the Caucasus and in the wet-paint-fresh arenas on the shores of the Black Sea.But watch out for those Russians on their home turf. A raucous group of Russian athletes had a message for their nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-02-07/sochi-olympics-opening-ceremo