Public Gatherings in Sochi Banned During Olympics
Vehicle use restricted, too
By Newsy, a Newser Video Partner
Posted Aug 25, 2013 10:16 AM CDT

(Newser) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new law which bans all public gatherings before, during and after the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Sochi. It also heavily restricts vehicle use in and around the city. The only vehicles allowed into the city are emergency vehicles, Olympic related vehicles and local cars.