The Sochi Olympics, explained in two minutes

February 4

The winter Olympics kick off this week in the Russian resort city of Sochi. The quadrennial event always gets attention, but it's getting a lot more than usual this time around. This two-minute video explains what you need to know about Sochi's peculiar history, how they're making the Olympics work and why a lot of people are so worried about security.

All credit to Kate Tobey and Gillian Brockell of PostTV for putting this together.

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