Sochi buckles up and hunkers down for Winter Games

January 22, 2014

RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Sochi : Weeks ahead of the Winter Games, Sochi has gone into unprecedented security lockdown mode, with drones patrolling the skies and police on every street corner. President Vladimir Putin has enforced these drastic measures in a bid to prevent major attacks by insurgents after a series of security threats in nearby cities last month.