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Posted: December 24, 2013 at 5:15 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “I’m calling for a boycott of the Olympic Games. What is happening today — releasing people just a few months before their term expires — is a cosmetic measure.” Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, one of two members of a Russian punk rock band freed from prison Monday in a move largely viewed as an attempt to soothe criticism of Russia’s humanrights record before the games in Sochi in February
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Front Section, Pages 6 on 12/24/2013