Sochi Olympics: Russian TV ‘fake’ opening ceremony

Sochi Olympics: Russian TV ‘fake’ opening ceremony
 

RUSSIAN state television aired footage of five floating snowflakes turning into Olympic rings and bursting into pyrotechnics during the dazzling opening ceremony of the Sochi Games. The problem is, it didn't happen.
The opening ceremony at the Winter Games on Friday hit a bump when only four of the five rings materialised in a wintry opening scene. The five were supposed to join together and erupt in fireworks. But one snowflake never expanded, and the pyrotechnics never went off.
But everything worked fine as far as viewers of Rossiya 1, the Russian host broadcaster, were concerned.
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9 February 2014 in World News, Views: 15
Source: Scotsman
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