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KAZAN, July 7 (Itar-Tass) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has opened the 27th World Summer University Games in Kazan.
"I declare the 27th World Summer University Games to be open,” the president announced at the opening ceremony which is under way at the Kazan Arena stadium.
At the start of his speech, Putin addressed the guests and participants in the games both in Russian and Tatar languages.