Before and after photos of Sochi Olympics construction

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Click through to see the development of Olympics-related construction from February 2013 to January 30, 2014 in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi. Will all the new buildings be ready by the time the Winter Games begin?

Lorries swirl dust on the main road in the village of Krasnaya Polyana, a venue for the Sochi 2014 winter Olympics, near Sochi February 11, 2013. Although many complexes and venues in the Black Sea resort of Sochi mostly resemble building sites that are still under construction, there is nothing to suggest any concern over readiness. Construction will be completed by August 2013 according to organizers. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
Before and after Sochi Olympics construction
Lorries swirl dust on the main road in the village of Krasnaya Polyana, a venue for the Sochi 2014 winter Olympics, near Sochi February 11, 2013. Although many complexes and venues in the Black Sea resort of Sochi mostly resemble building sites that are still under construction, there is nothing to suggest any concern over readiness. Construction will be completed by August 2013 according to organizers. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
Cars drive past newly built hotels and shopping centres in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
Before and after Sochi Olympics construction
Cars drive past newly built hotels and shopping centres in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
An elderly man walks in front of a huge construction site over an old street in the original part of the village of Krasnaya Polyana, a venue for the Sochi 2014 winter Olympics, near Sochi February 10, 2013. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
Before and after Sochi Olympics construction
An elderly man walks in front of a huge construction site over an old street in the original part of the village of Krasnaya Polyana, a venue for the Sochi 2014 winter Olympics, near Sochi February 10, 2013. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
Olympic volunteers walk through a newly built street in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
Before and after Sochi Olympics construction
Olympic volunteers walk through a newly built street in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
A huge construction site is seen in Krasnaya Polyana, a venue for the Sochi 2014 winter Olympics, near Sochi February 10, 2013. Although many complexes and venues in the Black Sea resort of Sochi mostly resemble building sites that are still under construction, there is nothing to suggest any concern over readiness. Construction will be completed by August 2013 according to organizers. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
Before and after Sochi Olympics construction
A huge construction site is seen in Krasnaya Polyana, a venue for the Sochi 2014 winter Olympics, near Sochi February 10, 2013. Although many complexes and venues in the Black Sea resort of Sochi mostly resemble building sites that are still under construction, there is nothing to suggest any concern over readiness. Construction will be completed by August 2013 according to organizers. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
An overall view near a construction site in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
Before and after Sochi Olympics construction
An overall view near a construction site in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
Construction workers have a break on the balcony of a barely finished house in the village of Krasnaya Polyana, a venue for the Sochi 2014 winter Olympics, near Sochi February 11, 2013. Although many complexes and venues in the Black Sea resort of Sochi mostly resemble building sites that are still under construction, there is nothing to suggest any concern over readiness. Construction will be completed by August 2013 according to organizers. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
Before and after Sochi Olympics construction
Construction workers have a break on the balcony of a barely finished house in the village of Krasnaya Polyana, a venue for the Sochi 2014 winter Olympics, near Sochi February 11, 2013. Although many complexes and venues in the Black Sea resort of Sochi mostly resemble building sites that are still under construction, there is nothing to suggest any concern over readiness. Construction will be completed by August 2013 according to organizers. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
The newly decorated facade which was used to host construction workers is seen in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
Before and after Sochi Olympics construction
The newly decorated facade which was used to host construction workers is seen in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
A massive construction site is seen outside Krasnaya Polyana, a venue for the Sochi 2014 winter Olympics, near Sochi February 11, 2013. Although many complexes and venues in the Black Sea resort of Sochi mostly resemble building sites that are still under construction, there is nothing to suggest any concern over readiness. Construction will be completed by August 2013 according to organizers. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
Before and after Sochi Olympics construction
A massive construction site is seen outside Krasnaya Polyana, a venue for the Sochi 2014 winter Olympics, near Sochi February 11, 2013. Although many complexes and venues in the Black Sea resort of Sochi mostly resemble building sites that are still under construction, there is nothing to suggest any concern over readiness. Construction will be completed by August 2013 according to organizers. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
An overall view shows a construction site in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
Before and after Sochi Olympics construction
An overall view shows a construction site in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
Elderly villagers walk in the old part of the village of Krasnaya Polyana, a venue for the Sochi 2014 winter Olympics, near Sochi February 11, 2013. Although many complexes and venues in the Black Sea resort of Sochi mostly resemble building sites that are still under construction, there is nothing to suggest any concern over readiness. Construction will be completed by August 2013 according to organizers. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
Before and after Sochi Olympics construction
Elderly villagers walk in the old part of the village of Krasnaya Polyana, a venue for the Sochi 2014 winter Olympics, near Sochi February 11, 2013. Although many complexes and venues in the Black Sea resort of Sochi mostly resemble building sites that are still under construction, there is nothing to suggest any concern over readiness. Construction will be completed by August 2013 according to organizers. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
An elderly woman walks through a newly built street in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
Before and after Sochi Olympics construction
An elderly woman walks through a newly built street in the village of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi, January 30, 2014. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)

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