Olympic Torch journey to the #Sochi2014 Winter Olympics – an annotated graphic

Ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi next year, the Olympic flame recently arrived in Moscow’s Red Square, where President Vladimir Putin lit the Olympic relay torch. And then presumably had the Russian Secret Service slip a bug in to the flame housing in order to monitor the conversation of every runner unlucky enough to carry it in the coming months. Ah, Cold War paranoia, how we’ve missed your suspicious embrace!

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SOCHI 2014: Olympic Torch Evolution
Sochi 2014: Olympic Torch Evolution

 

 

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