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Boston blasts a warning for Sochi Olympics: Russia

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The twin blasts that killed three people and injured scores at the Boston marathon are a warning for Russia as it prepares to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, the sports minister said on Tuesday. 

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko speaks during a news conference in Moscow on September 30, 2012. The twin blasts that killed three people and injured scores at the Boston marathon are a warning for Russia as it prepares to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, Mutko said on Tuesday.

"For Russia, which will have to soon stage a number of major sporting events, this is a serious warning bell," RIA Novosti quoted Vitaly Mutko as saying.

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