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Soviet hammer and sickle symbols featured at Sochi Olympic opening ceremonies in Russia

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The Soviet symbols of a hammer and sickle were featured during the Olympic opening ceremonies in Sochi, Russia, during a ceremony that highlighted the country's history.

The ceremony featured performers dressed in red and white, flying airplanes and driving cars while the hammer and sickle hovered over the scene, along with statue busts.

Picture here via @bruce_arthur)

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