International Tensions Felt at the Paralympic Opening Ceremony
With international tensions rising, this is what happened at the Paralympic Opening Ceremony in Sochi:
Only one of Ukraine’s 23 Paralympic athletes attended the opening ceremony.
His grim expression stayed despite the thunderous applause and standing ovation of the stadium.
The US sent 80 athletes to the games, although they refused to send presidential delegation.
Russian athletes chose “Goodbye America” as its entrance song for Friday’s opening ceremony.