Coordinates: 43°37′0″N 39°42′10″E / 43.61667°N 39.70278°E / 43.61667; 39.70278

U.S. President George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin walking outside the residence, April 2008.

Bocharov Ruchey (Russian: Бочаров Ручей) is the summer residence of the President of Russia. It is located in the Tsentralny City District of Sochi, Russia.[1]

The Bocharov Ruchey residence was commissioned by the People's Commissar for Military and Naval Affairs, Kliment Voroshilov, and completed in 1955.[2] Miron Merzhanov was the project architect, while Sergei Venchagov was the landscape designer.[2]


  1. ^ Meredova, Alina (18 October 2013). "Sochi for tough guys: Following in Putin's footsteps". Retrieved 7 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Официальные резиденции президента Российской Федерации. Справка". РИА Новости (in Russian). 5 July 2009. Retrieved 19 December 2017.