Russia and Rio Games: 'A return to the Soviet Union'
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IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Friday, August 5: The French papers have criticised the IOC's decision to allow two-thirds of Russian athletes to compete in Rio despite the doping scandal. Libération even says it feels like we're back in Soviet Union. In France, a request to privatise an aquatic park near Marseille for an female Muslim association has caused an uproar, and Paris could soon get its first nude restaurant!