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In this Hang Up and Listen Olympics Extra, Mike Pesca talks with David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker and a student of Russian and Soviet history, about the message Vladimir Putin is trying to send the world with the Sochi Olympics. Remnick was an NBC commentator for the Sochi opening ceremonies.
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