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Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony In Pictures

07/02/2014 17:03 GMT | Updated 07/02/2014 17:10 GMT

Let the Games begin. Sochi 2014 is open for business - or not as far as one Olympic ring was concerned - and the spectators and athletes are lapping up the atmosphere in the Fisht Olympic Stadium.

We'll be adding images to the gallery throughout the ceremony, so stay tuned.

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