Putin Cheers On Russian Phenom At Sochi Figure Skating

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February 09, 2014 AT 9:22 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin took in some figure skating Sunday, cheering on a 15-year-old phenom trying to lead the host nation to its first gold medal of the Sochi Olympics. Putin watched as Yulia Lipnitskaya completed her free skate at the Iceberg Skating Palace. The team figure skating competition, making its debut in Sochi, combines various skating disciplines. Bernat Armangue Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.