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In this photo taken on Sunday, Jan.  26, 2014 and provided by Olympictorch2014.com, an Olympic torch bearer Dmitry Slaschev, top, rides a camel holding an Olympic torch during the torch relay in  the southern Russian city of Astrakhan.  The relay for the Sochi Winter Games, which began on Oct. 7, 2013 in Moscow, will pass through many cities that showcase the historical, cultural and ethnic richness of Russia. (AP Photo/Olympictorch2014.com)

In this photo taken on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 and provided by Olympictorch2014.com, an Olympic torch bearer Dmitry Slaschev, top, rides a camel holding an Olympic torch during the torch relay in the southern Russian city of Astrakhan. The relay for the Sochi Winter Games, which began on Oct. 7, 2013 in Moscow, will pass through many cities that showcase the historical, cultural and ethnic richness of Russia. (AP Photo/Olympictorch2014.com)

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