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Russian delegation raises flag at Olympic village

2008-08-06 09:25:31 GMT2008-08-06 17:25:31 (Beijing Time) Xinhua English

Chen Zhili (2nd R, 1st row), mayor of the Olympic Village, and Vladimir Vasin (1st R, 1st row), chef de mission of the Olympic delegation of Russia, pose for group photos with members of the Russian delegation during the flag-raising ceremony at the Olympic Village in Beijing, China, Aug. 5, 2008. The Olympic delegation of Russia held its flag-raising ceremony on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

Members of the Olympic delegation of Russia attend the flag-raising ceremony at the Olympic Village in Beijing, China, Aug. 5, 2008. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

Members of the Olympic delegation of Russia walk in to attend the flag-raising ceremony at the Olympic Village in Beijing, China, Aug. 5, 2008. (Xinhua/Wang Lei)

The national flag of Russia is raised at the Olympic Village in Beijing, China, Aug. 5, 2008. (Xinhua/Wang Lei)

Russian shooter Lyubov Galkina receives interviews after the flag-raising ceremony at the Olympic Village in Beijing, China, Aug. 5, 2008. (Xinhua/Wang Dingchang)

Chen Zhili (2nd R, 1st row), mayor of the Olympic Village, and Vladimir Vasin (1st R, 1st row), chef de mission of the Olympic delegation of Russia, pose for group photos with members of the Russian delegation during the flag-raising ceremony at the Olympic Village in Beijing, China, Aug. 5, 2008. The Olympic delegation of Russia held its flag-raising ceremony on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

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