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Sochi: Winter Olympics open in Russia




Shelly Gotlieb, Stefi Luxton, Christy Prior and Rebecca Torr of New Zealand pose for a picture at the with the Olympic Rings at Athletes Village ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 4, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
Shelly Gotlieb, Stefi Luxton, Christy Prior and Rebecca Torr of New Zealand pose for a picture at the with the Olympic Rings at Athletes Village ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 4, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
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The opening ceremonies for the Winter Olympics kicked off today in Sochi, Russia.

But they're also taking place under strict rules on public protest and demonstrations.

For more, we're joined by NPR's Sonari Glinton in Sochi.