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    The Olympic flame arrived in Moscow with an official delegation of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee on a chartered flight from Athens. The Olympic flame was given its own row of seats in the plane at one end of the passenger compartment.
    In the photo: Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak (right) and president of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee Dmitry Chernyshenko at the ceremony of welcome for the Olympic Flame in Moscow’s Vnukovo airport.

    A grandiose and patriotic ceremony to welcome the Olympic flame in Russia, demonstrating the country's pride in hosting February's Winter Games, was held in the heart of Moscow on September 6.

    A grandiose and patriotic ceremony to welcome the Olympic flame in Russia, demonstrating the country's pride in hosting February's Winter Games, was held in the heart of Moscow on September 6.

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