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Let The Games Begin 07/02/2014

Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony It is not much, really, but a few more details on tonight's Opening Ceremony can be found in onlie articles today ... and on twitter!

"It’s hard to say exactly what’s hiding behind the Iron Curtain, Alex Fitzpatrick writes for TIME magazine. "There was a fireworks test this week, so we can safely expect some Putin-approved pyrotechnics." 

Read more: Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony: How to Watch | TIME.com

"Andrei Boltenko, a Moscow director who runs an eponymous entertainment production group that specializes in TV events, is the guy in charge of producing the ceremony itself," writes  Kelsey Campbell - Dollaghan for GIZMODO. Adding that "even Putin, apparently, has been showing up for rehearsals."

Read more: 
A Guide to the Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony Insanity

The New York Times looks at the more cultural aspects of the ceremony, headlining "Olympics Spotlight for Russia’s Musical Profile." Read more here!

The picture above was tweeted with the following text: "Scary neo-Soviet gloom for opening ceremonies in Sochi?"