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4:11 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Winter Olympic Closing Ceremony Held In Sochi

Originally published on Mon February 24, 2014 6:34 am

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Russia put on a spectacular closing show for the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi last night, with fireworks, Russian music and dance, and a thousand children singing Russia's national anthem. As always, the games were full of the sort of drama and surprises that make them one of the world's great spectacles.

Sonari Glinton is about to turn out the lights in NPR's Sochi bureau, but before he does, let's get the low-down from him about the two-plus weeks of competition.

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Europe
4:08 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Developments In Ukraine Complicate Russia's Strategy

Originally published on Mon February 24, 2014 6:34 am

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

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Europe
4:05 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Ukraine President's Estate Included Exotic Zoo

Originally published on Mon February 24, 2014 6:34 am

When he fled Kiev, Viktor Yanukovych left behind an opulent mansion that underscores the problems many Ukrainians say plague their country: widespread government corruption and a huge income gap.

Around the Nation
4:05 am
Mon February 24, 2014

U.S. Authorities Want Mexico To Extradite 'El Chapo'

Originally published on Mon February 24, 2014 6:34 am

Joaquin Guzman remains the focus of intense law enforcement interest. The man who occupied a prominent place for years on the DEA's most-wanted list is still wanted to face trial in a U.S. courtroom.

Latin America
4:05 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Authorities Finally Nab Mexico's No. 1 Drug Kingpin

Originally published on Mon February 24, 2014 6:34 am

Joaquin Guzman known as "El Chapo," was arrested in an early Saturday morning raid in the Pacific beach resort of Mazatlan. Multiple U.S. agencies provided intelligence that helped take down Guzman.

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