US worried over Sochi 2014 safety

Politicians in Washington demand assurances US intelligence is working with the Russians to ensure safety.

    With less than two weeks till the start of the Winter Olympics in Russia, there is concern about how safe the Sochi Games will be.

    Top US Senators are debating the security situation that awaits American Olympic teams.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has promised 40,000 police and security officers to secure the winter games. 

    Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington DC.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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