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Brown Water? Stray Dogs? Journalists Slam Conditions at Sochi Olympics

<p>Is Sochi ready for the Olympics? Unfinished media accommodations have been causing alarm on Twitter.</p>
Image:  A volunteer feeds stray dogs ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
An Olympics volunteer feeds stray dogs in Sochi on Wednesday.Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images

Journalists are checking in to cover the Sochi Olympics -- and checking out some far-from-ideal accommodations.

Reporters are describing filthy water, rooms without heat, stray dogs in hotels and other problems as they arrive to cover the games – and they’ve been posting the evidence on Twitter.

Russia insists it's ready to host the Winter Games, which begin Thursday.