Transport entrance to Sochi to be closed for the Olympics period

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed the decree on limitation and prohibition of transport entrance to Sochi for the time of the Winter Olympics 2014.

According to this decree, the entrance to Sochi and transport vehicles’ driving at the city territory will be prohibited from January 7 till March 21, 2014.

Th exception will relate to railway rolling stock, transport vehicles, registered in the city, and vehicles of the emergency and operational services. The traffic around the Olympic city will also be allowed for vehicles with special accreditation permits.

In addition to that, all political meetings, rallies, demonstrations, processions, and pickets will be prohibited during the Olympic Games time.