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Ukraine: Crisis won't derail bid

Updated: February 9, 2014, 6:06 AM ET
Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia -- With the political crisis at home showing no signs of abating, Ukrainian officials insisted Sunday that their bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics will not be derailed -- and will help unite the country.

The Ukrainian city of Lviv is one of five contenders for the 2022 Games. Bid officials held a news conference in Sochi to promote their case but were repeatedly questioned about the anti-government demonstrations that have gripped the country for months.

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