February 7, 2011 By

Russian Winter Games Underway

oRussia’s Winter Olympics 2014 commenced on Friday with a grandiose opening ceremony unveiled by the President Vladimir Putin before forty thousand spectators.

The magnificent ceremony comprised of cartoon-style inflatable domes, ballroom dancing amid towering imperial columns, and giant avant-garde shapes hovering above symbols of revolution and upheaval in a spectacular sweep through Russian history. “I declare the 22nd Winter Olympic Games open,” said Putin, launching the event, at the new Fisht Stadium in Sochi. Fireworks filled the sky above the Olympic park surrounding the arena at the finale to the show.

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