Sochi The Most Expensive Winter Olympics Ever

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•05 Feb 4, 2014

Analysts estimate the cost of the Sochi Winter Olympics to be $50 billion and counting, with soaring costs attributed in part to high-priced security, the erection of 11 new venues, and Putin awarding outsized construction contracts to his business buddies. What do you think?

  • “At least now everyone feels safe.”

    Doug Dooley –
    Certified Residential Appraiser

  • “Well, they’re definitely going to have to go through with it now.”

    Raoul Menzies –
    Photo Retoucher

  • “You can’t put a price on a child’s smile.”

    Krista Geddeis –
    Retail Strategist

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