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23 Feb 2014 20:45 GMT | Europe
The Sochi Winter Games have wrapped up peacefully in Russia.
Despite fears of terror attacks and the cost of the games, Russians have been revelling in their success.
Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Sochi.
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Sochi 2014 Live Blog - news, updates, tweets, photos and medal updates from the snow-covered slopes at the winter games.
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