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After massive investment, Sochi's future uncertain

...venues are changing. Organizers had been thinking about converting the Iceberg arena into a cycling track. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak announced Saturday, however, that authorities will turn it into "an international center for ice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-24/sochis-future-uncertain
Banned liquids get through security at Olympics

...Ministry spokeswoman Nataliya Nesterova. She said it was up to airports to make sure it is enforced.Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Kozak had no comment on the toothpaste warning from Homeland Security in the U.S."We're checking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-06/banned-liquids-get-throu
Trash dump breaks Russia's 'Zero Waste' Olympics pledge

...concede that wells began to go dry as soon as construction started, but won't place blame.Dmitry Kozak, the deputy prime minister in charge of the preparations for the games, has persistently dismissed claims that Sochi is failing on its green...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-10-29/trash-dump-breaks-russia
Overtime

...in a lantern, was handed over to Hellenic Olympic Committee president Spyros Kapralos. He passed it to Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak.After a seven-day run through Greece, the flame will cover 40,000 miles on Russian soil. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-10-05/overtime
Putin bans rallies in Sochi near the 2014 Olympics

...peaceful protests and police searches."The International Olympic Committee received a letter Thursday from Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak giving assurances that the host country will comply with the Olympic Charter's provision against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-08-23/putin-bans-rallies-sochi
3 teens charged after Australian player slain

...home plate where Lane played as a youth with the message, "A wonderful young man taken too soon. Why?"Former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer criticized the National Rifle Association and asked Australians to avoid the U.S. as a way to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-08-20/3-teens-charged-after-au
Russia says gays won't face discrimination during Olympics

...defending the law against gay "propaganda" that has provoked a backlash.The IOC received a letter from Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak giving reassurances the host country will comply fully with the Olympic Charter's provision against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-08-22/russia-says-gays-wont-fa
Russian business magnates footing most of bill for 2014 Sochi Games

...that investors bear full responsibility for any losses."Those are the risks of those who made the decision," Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak, who is overseeing the Sochi preparation, said in response to complaints last year.In contrast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-05-20/russian-business-magnate
Victims of attack at Munich Olympics remembered

...ceremony at the Fuerstenfeldbruck air base, outside Munich, where the victims' relatives ? joined by Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom ? lit candles in their memory."Today 40 years ago, our lives changed forever," said Ankie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-09-05/victims-attack-munich-ol
Russian meteor strike injures 500

...not meteors falling, it's the test of a new weapon by the Americans," the RIA Novosti news agency reported. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said the incident showed the need for leading world powers to develop a system to intercept objects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-02-15/russian-meteor-strike-injure