Olympic flame reaches Russia for Sochi games

Torch to burn in orbit, at north pole and at the bottom of the world's deepest lake in run-up to Winter Olympics.

    The torch relay before next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi is under way and the Olympic flame has arrived in Russia at the start of its epic journey.

    It is going to burn in orbit, at the north pole and at the bottom of the deepest lake in the world.

    Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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