Flame arrives in Russia for Sochi Winter Olympics

The Olympic flame arrived in Moscow this afternoon.
The Olympic flame arrived in Moscow this afternoon. Credit: APTN
The flame travelled from Athens in Greece and travelled thousands of miles by airplane Credit: APTN
An official flame ceremony is due to take place in Moscow's Red Square later today. Credit: APTN

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Olympic flame arrives in Russia

The Olympic flame has arrived in Moscow in Russia, after being ceremonially lit and handed over from Athens. The 22nd Winter Olympics will begin in Sochi on February 7, 2014.