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Vladimir Putin plays hockey with Russian legends in Sochi (video, photos)

Jan 4, 2014, 10:42 AM EDT

Vladimir Putin continued his winter sports tour in Sochi on Saturday, playing hockey at the site of the Olympic hockey gold-medal games.

Putin played a friendly game with Russian Olympians and NHL legends Pavel Bure and Slava Fetisov and Belarus president Aleksander Lukashenko, according to Russian outlet RT.

Also Saturday, Putin watched parts of a rehearsal of the Opening Ceremony set for Feb. 7 and softened his decree outlawing demonstrations and protests during the Games.

Here are video highlights of Putin’s hockey game:

Here are photos:

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Video: Putin skis on Sochi slopes

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