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Russia - Olympics

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Russian Olympic officials are protesting the judging of Thursday's women's figure skating and are demanding a gold medal for silver medallist Irina Slutskaya. Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia will not boycott the rest of the Olympics, despite what he called a clear advantage for North Americans. Russia is growing more outraged over the treatment of its athletes at this year's Winter Games. The root of this angst is the subjective judging in some Olympic sports. Jacki Lyden talks with NPR's Howard Berkes, who is in Salt Lake City.

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