Sochi Mayor Anatoliy Pakhomov handed the Olympic flag to Pyeongchang Mayor Lee Sok-ra during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
South Korean city of Pyeongchang will host the Winter Olympics in 2018.
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