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Macron says Olympic opening ceremony on Seine could be moved to stadium for security reasons

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By SAMUEL PETREQUIN

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"The Olympic Truce is a modern revival of the ancient Greek tradition to ensure warring city states allowed safe passage for athletes to the games."

But as Russia has been barred from the Olympics and Russian athletes told they are not welcome, there is nothing to motivate Russia to participate in a truce.

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which involves boats carrying athletes along the Seine on a 6-kilometer (3.7-mile) parade and huge crowds watching from the embankments.

Yeah, that's insane.

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