Ride along with contributor Jasnkmclean on an aerial tour of two of the most important cities in Southern Russia. Krasnodar is the capital of the oblast (province) of Krasnodar Krai. One of Russia's 15-16 largest cities, it's situated on the Kuban River, one of the region's most important waterways. Sochi lies to the southeast of the provincial capital, on the Black Sea. Russia's primary resort town on the Black Sea, Sochi was the host city for the 2014 Winter Olympics.