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Russian deputy PM causes new controversy as games begin

Russian deputy PM causes new controversy as games begin

As events get under way at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia’s deputy prime minister has said gay Olympians and fans have nothing to worry about but then added “Please do not touch kids. That’s the only thing,” In a move set to draw further anger from the international community.

Photo: Russia Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak signs the Olympic truce wall at a ceremony in the Coastal Cluster Olympic Village at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Sochi, Russia (David Goldman/AP)

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