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In Pictures: Sochi Olympics opening ceremony
The 22nd Winter Olympics open with a spectacular display of dance, music and fireworks in the Russian city of Sochi.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2014 06:41
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Fireworks over the Olympic Park at the end of the opening ceremony


/AP Photo/Matt Dunham
The Olympic and the Russian flags during ceremony


/AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
Winter Olympic sport logos illuminated and suspended


/AP Photo/Bernat Armangue
Ballet, man-made snow and avant-garde art marked the opening of the most expensive games in Olympic history which cost about $50bn


/AP Photo/Darron Cummings
Fireworks after the Olympic Cauldron is lit


/AP Photo/Matt Dunham
Russia's Maria Sharapova carries the torch into the stadium


/Phil Noble/Reuters
Performers participate in the opening ceremony


/AP Photo/David Goldman, Pool
Russian President Vladimir Putin stands to declare the 2014 Winter Olympics open



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Fireworks over the Olympic Park at the end of the opening ceremony

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Fireworks over the Olympic Park at the end of the opening ceremony

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The Olympic and the Russian flags during ceremony

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The Olympic and the Russian flags during ceremony

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Winter Olympic sport logos illuminated and suspended

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Winter Olympic sport logos illuminated and suspended

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Ballet, man-made snow and avant-garde art marked the opening of the most expensive games in Olympic history which cost about $50bn

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Ballet, man-made snow and avant-garde art marked the opening of the most expensive games in Olympic history which cost about $50bn

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Fireworks after the Olympic Cauldron is lit

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Fireworks after the Olympic Cauldron is lit

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Russia's Maria Sharapova carries the torch into the stadium

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Russia's Maria Sharapova carries the torch into the stadium

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Performers participate in the opening ceremony

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Performers participate in the opening ceremony

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Russian President Vladimir Putin stands to declare the 2014 Winter Olympics open

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Russian President Vladimir Putin stands to declare the 2014 Winter Olympics open



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