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A reported 1,000 skiers took to the slopes at the Rosa Khutor resort near Sochi on Saturday (April 9). Brave skiers wore colourfully clad bikinis, swim shorts, and costume in an attempt to set a new Guinness world record.
Crimea is usually seen as a tourist destination in the post-Soviet space, with its many beaches and picturesque mountains. The resort town of Alushta, replete with mountains and beaches, now has something more unusual to boast.