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A fan (R) greets Yuliya Udalykh, a volunteer from the Urals city of Yekaterinburg, at the entrance to the Olympic Park during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A fan (R) greets Yuliya Udalykh, a volunteer from the Urals city of Yekaterinburg, at the entrance to the Olympic Park during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A fan (R) greets Yuliya Udalykh, a volunteer from the Urals city of Yekaterinburg, at the entrance to the Olympic Park during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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Olympic volunteers pose for photographs with the mascots in the Olympic park during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Olympic volunteers pose for photographs with the mascots in the Olympic park during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Olympic volunteers pose for photographs with the mascots in the Olympic park during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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