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Dancers perform a celebration of Russian ballet among other performances of Russian culture during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony on Sunday at Fisht Stadium.

Pictures of Russian writers and poets are seen as performers take part in the Winter Olympics closing ceremony on Sunday.PAWEL KOPCZYNSKI / Reuters
Russian pianist Denis Matsuev performs during the closing ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.PAWEL KOPCZYNSKI / Reuters