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Olympic city Sochi under fire for anti-migrant drive

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Lawyer Alexander Popkov facing an officer guarding the way into a district police station in Russia's Winter Olympics host city of Sochi, turned on his phone camera and launched into a tirade. 

People held in a city-wide round-up of illegal migrants walk in single file towards a district police station in Sochi on September 24, 2013

"I'd like to report a crime," he told the stoney-faced policeman. "You have dozens of people detained illegally in your courtyard."

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