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Romney: Olympic spirit threatened

Updated: January 5, 2014, 12:59 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Russia's slide from democratic reforms and its relationships with international peers threaten to undercut the spirit of the Olympic Games it hosts next month, failed presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Sunday.

Romney, who led 2002's Winter Games in Salt Lake City, said he also worried about security preparations but predicted Russia has done everything it can to prevent violence and to protect athletes at the Sochi games.

"I don't think any major global event that ...

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