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A turnstile awaits further construction at the 2014 Winter Olympics site at the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, on Thursday, August 14, 2008.  <br />
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As the mountainous Black Sea resort Sochi, Russia, prepares for the Winter Olympic games scheduled there for 2014, it emerges as a place replete with contradictions -- glitzy clubs and impoverished street vendors, progress and repression, Westernization and former Eastern bloc ideologies.