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Russia / Olympic Games / Sochi Security #1059810

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 07, 2014
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(studio: Brian Ross) The scare on a passenger plane when a man claimed to have a bomb and tried to hijack the plane to Sochi, Russia, site of the Olympic Games, reviewed; map of the plane's route shown. [Metropolitan State University of Denver aviation professor Jeffrey PRICE†- comments on taking down a plane.] [Rand Corp. terrorism expert Seth JONES†- talks about the ongoing concern of bombs on planes.] The kinds of threat to security in and around Sochi noted. [Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh JOHNSON†- talks about monitoring of and action against threats.]

(Studio: David Muir) The opening ceremonies in Sochi noted; scenes shown of the five Olympic rings, one of which did not light up.

(Sochi: Matt Gutman) The American athletes at the opening ceremonies in Sochi featured; photos shown of Ty Ludwig‡, the fireworks, acrobats, Russian President Vladimir Putin presiding, anti-gay policy demonstrators.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Ross, Brian;
Gutman, Matt
Duration:
00:04:40

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