¹ 5-6 (2010)
About problems with optimism.
President Dmitry Medvedev often visits Sochi Olympic building sites, involuntarily competing with
Another sore question the move of citizens from the regions of the Olympic building, this requires 12 billion roubles.
To rehearse, rehearse, and rehearse once again.
«2014 is not the main indicator for us. We plan schedules of building of the Olympic objects so, that they were synchronized with terms of carrying out of test competitions», declared Taymuraz Bolloev. As the example, worthy of the IOC admiration, he made
The nearest three seasons in Sochi «will be very hot»: 5 thousand sportsmen and 250 thousand spectators are expected. «Guarantee of the Games success are rehearsals, rehearsals and rehearsals. And trainings. For this reason we have made the program of test competitions rich as much as possible: 74 events against 66 in Vancouver», the president of Organizing committee
Does not money bring happiness?
Meanwhile the Olympic estimate is corrected again. At the end of July Dmitry Kozak informed that the price of building of sports and infrastructural objects is 185 billion roubles. Earlier there were 206 billion and 195 billion roubles. «There is a minimization of expenses. Thus the parity of investments of private investors and the state changes»,
Thus, the state was, is and, seemingly, remains, the main investor of the Olympic Games. Though, judging by statements of the higher Russian officials, it does not absolutely suit them. Project curators repeat as a spell a phrase about interest of the foreign companies in participation, meaning financial investments first of all. In practice, those invest in Sochi in other form, as a rule. Anyhow, XXII winter Games has already become the most expensive in the history of the Olympic movement. For comparison: total expenses on carrying out of the Olympic Games in Turin, Salt Lake City, and Vancouver made from$1,5 to$3 billion.
Rules and exceptions for participants and partners of the Games-2014
The Federation Council has approved the bill directed on optimization of process of preparation for the Olympic and Paralympic games in Sochi. The document:
the concept of IOC marketing partners is introduced. They are Russian and foreign organizations which are official sponsors, suppliers, the IOC licensees within the framework of the Olympic Games, and also the broadcasting companies;
there are corrected items of the base law about the Olympic Games organization, concerning features
there are introduced requirements to proprietors, land users, land owners and tenants of the plots, which are situated in special zones;
The document contains changes in the Tax code of the Russian Federation. Foreign organizers of the Olympic Games branches and representations of the foreign organizations IOC marketing partners in Russia are not VAT tax bearers in operations concerning the organization and carrying out of the Games.
Russian companies to the Olympic Games
OAO «Gazprom» has Started building of mountain Olympic village for 1,1 thousand places. Its infrastructure will include hotel complex for 278 places, hotels for 564 places and cottage settlement for 260 places. The village is constructed close to the tracks: sportsmen can get from the place of residence to the
NPO «Mostovik» finishes pour of ceiling of the last floor of the Big ice arena located on a mark of 27 meters from zero level. Taking into account underground part, the construction height reached almoSt 37 meters. «LUKOIL» company will begin
«Delay is harmful, haste too»
Only at government level more than three thousand control terms on the Olympic obj ects are traced simultaneously. And taking into account all executives, all customers, hundreds thousands. It requires team work like nowhere else. Terms can't be put off. To be late is harmful, but sometimes working ahead of schedule is harmful too, it disorganizes. We managed to form a pool of investors for which favorable conditions are created. We got $1 billion of sponsor's means. These means were allocated by sponsors on a voluntary basis without any administrative influence. They will allow to minimize expenses of the federal budget. All money is totally controlled. At the present stage it is necessary to solve two problems: the first preparation of the personnel for service of the objects, the second Olympic heritage actions.
«The expenditure of means is rigorously controlled»
Taymuraz Bolloev, the president of«Olympstroy»:
For some reason we speak not about building of qualitative objects, but about who steals budgetary funds and how many. It is time to change the theme! Control over the expenditure of money is multistage, rigorous. Exceptions are, of course, possible, but we quickly react at the slightest suspicion. The Olympic Games budget was revised, but not increased. On the contrary, thanks to the attraction of private investors we manage to minimize expenses.
We don't have fears concerning building terms of at least one of the Olympic objects. It is possible to build much faster in Sochi, than in Vancouver: the climate allows to work even in winter. A year ago the international observers pointed out that not enough attention is paid to ecological problems. Together with Ministry for Protection of the Environment and Natural Resources we have developed «green» standards. Today the building of any object does not begin without ecological examination.
«Olympic Games will bring considerable benefit»
Alexander Zhukov, the president of the Russian Olympic committee:
Olympic Games in Sochi can give the increase of gross domestic product for more than 1%. Important international sports competitions, in particular the Olympic Games, always make huge positive impact on development of all kinds of infrastructure in the country which spends them. Besides, considerable benefit can bring competitions from sale of tickets, the rights
«The higher is competition the more qualitative is work»
Vladimir Yakovlev, the president of the Russian Union of builders:
First, I am sure: nobody tries to protect the main Russian building from inflow of labor from the South and the North Caucasus. The scale of works is huge. And it is not bad that you should fight to get the contract for building: the higher is competition, the more qualitatively work will be done. Secondly, in SFD and NCFD are planned a lot of projects, capable to provide builders big orders, and not only in Sochi. Adygea
Author: Nikita Logvinov