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Olympic Photo Of The Day: Giant Head Edition

The ceremony included imagery from Russia's recent past, such as the hammer and sickle that adorned the flag of the Soviet Union.
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The ceremony included imagery from Russia's recent past, such as the hammer and sickle that adorned the flag of the Soviet Union.

Imagery from Russia's recent past – including the hammer and sickle that adorned the flag of the Soviet Union – is seen in the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi Olympics Friday. The display came in a portion of the program describing Russia's industrial growth.

For more pictures and events from today, see our post covering the ceremony.

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