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Reporters vent on Twitter about Sochi hotels

Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 10:20 AM ET
Construction work continues apace outside the Gorki Plaza East hotel in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.
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Construction work continues apace outside the Gorki Plaza East hotel in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

As media begin to descend upon Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympics, they're turning to Twitter to vent about substandard hotel rooms, The Washington Post reported.

Only six out of the nine media hotels are even ready as the start of the games quickly approaches. In the rooms that are ready, reporters have Tweeted about a range of conditions that have made for an unpleasant experience, including no heat, Internet issues and a lack of water.

The media uproar comes amid concerns that Russia will not be ready in time to host the Winter Olympics.

To read the full Post article, click here.

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