Security in Sochi

From police to Cossacks, a look at the "ring of steel" around Sochi.

  • Russian policeman Vladislav and Lora, a german shepherd sniffer dog, stand guard in front Sochi's airport in Adler Yuanlin Koh Reuters

  • A police officer stands guard near a train station at the Olympic Park in the Adler district of Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Russian police stand guard at a train station in the Adler district of Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Russian police officer checks a driver's documents at the Olympic Park in the Adler district of Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Russian police patrol at the Olympic Park in the Adler district of Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Russian traffic police officers stand guard during patrols on a road to Krasnya Polyana near the Adler district of Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Russian police patrol at the Olympic Park in the Adler district of Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Russian police officer stands guard in front Sochi's airport in Adler Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Russian police patrol outside train station in the Adler district of Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Russian police car patrols at the Olympic Park in front the Main Press Center in the Adler district of Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Russian police stand guard near the Olympic Park in the Adler district of Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Russian police patrol outside a train station in the Adler district of Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Russian police perform security checks on a journalist at a church during Orthodox Epiphany celebrations in Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Russian Cossacks patrol the Adler district of Sochi, with a plane flying by in the background Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Russian Cossacks patrol the Adler district of Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • A Russian Cossack stands near a board with mugshots of wanted people in the Adler district of Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • A police officer patrols at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park at Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Police officers patrol at Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • A Russian Cossack stands guard as a man takes pictures near a train station at the Olympic Park in the Adler district of Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Policemen walk at the Olympic Park in the Adler district of Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Military police officers stand guard at a train station in the Adler district of Sochi Yuanlin Koh Reuters

  • Police officers patrol on a train at a train station in the Adler district of Sochi Yuanlin Koh Reuters

  • A volunteer sits down as security guards patrol at the Olympic Park in Adler near Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters

  • Police officers patrol on a train at the train station in the Adler district of Sochi Dave Lucas Reuters