Maksym Yarovyi of Ukraine carries the flag as the team makes their entrance during the Paralympics opening ceremony

Athletes Force A Change In Ban Of Russians At Paralympics

The tipping point to the rapid turn of events Thursday was "a very, very volatile environment" in the athletes village in Beijing at the Paralympics.

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