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Gay Games in Sochi's shadow

The Russian Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transexual sports federation are holding the first ever Open Games in the country with athletes coming from all over the world to take part. But before the opening ceremony on Wednesday, some athletes were asked by the authorities to leave their hotels and the venues themselves cancelled their contracts. Emma Wallis speaks to organizer Konstantin Yablotskiyi.

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