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  • Konstantin Ernst, chief creative director of the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, wears a T-shirt with the Olympic rings where one of the five rings is a snowflake during a news conference on the last day of the Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. The T-shirt is a reference to the opening ceremony, when five snowflakes were supposed to open up into the five Olympic rings, but one failed to open. Ernst was met with applause and laughter when he took off his jumper at the press conference, revealing the T-shirt with the glitch. (AP Photo/Dorothee Thiesing)

    SOCHI SCENE: Those rings, redux

    When one of the five Olympic rings failed to open in a scene at the Sochi Games opening ceremony on Feb. 7, an anxious Russian television executive rushed to use rehearsal footage to conceal the glitch. Three weeks later the Russian producer was relaxed enough to joke about it.

  • One of the rings forming the Olympic Rings fails to open during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Russian TV alters video after Olympic ceremony glitch

    Russian state television aired footage Friday of five floating snowflakes turning into Olympic rings and bursting into pyrotechnics at the Sochi Games opening ceremony. Problem is, that didn't happen.

  • One of the rings forming the Olympic Rings fails to open during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Russian TV shows doctored video of Olympic rings

    Smoke and mirrors? Russian state television aired footage Friday of five floating snowflakes turning into the Olympic rings and bursting into pyrotechnics at the Sochi Games opening ceremony. Problem is, that didn't happen.

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