|Xi Jinping Returns to Beijing after Attending the Opening Ceremony of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games|
In the evening of February 8, 2014, President Xi Jinping returned to Beijing after attending the opening ceremony of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation.
Wang Huning, member of the Political Bureau and Director of the Policy Research Office of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Li Zhanshu, member of the Political Bureau and Secretariat and Director of the General Office of the CPC Central Committee, and Yang Jiechi, the State Councilor, along with all delegation members, arrived by the same plane.
In the morning of the same day, Xi Jinping left Sochi, Russia for home. Senior officials of the Russian side bid farewell at the airport.