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Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games Sunday. (Marko Djurica/Reuters)

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The Sochi Olympics are over, and now President Vladimir Putin has to decide if they were worth it. By many measures, it was a very successful Olympics.

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