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In Photos: Russian Athletes Compete in Beijing Winter Games

Russia has sent 212 of its athletes to the Beijing Winter Olympics, where they are competing under the Russian Olympic Committee banner due to past doping violations.

After less than a week of the competition, the ROC team is currently in the lead with nine medals overall.

Russian athletes have won gold medals in figure skating and cross-country skiing as well as bronze and silver medals in the biathlon, ski jumping, snowboarding and freestyle skiing.

Here's a look at the athletes in action so far:

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