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White House opts not to send delegation to Russia for Paralympics
White House opts not to send delegation to Russia for Paralympics

The U.S. won't send a presidential delegation to the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, the White House announced Monday in response to Russia's military advances in Ukraine. President Obama is still in full support of the U.S. athletes and wishes them success, White House spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said. The British government made a similar announcement Sunday, with British officials boycotting the Paralympics and Prince William canceling his trip to the Games “on the advice of government.” British athletes are still permitted to participate in the Games, which begin Friday. The U.S. and its allies are weighing options on how to react to Russia sending...

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