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Photo: The Olympic Flame Is Visible From Space

Russia has been criticized for its ridiculous spending on the Winter Olympics, totaling over $51 billion, while still providing the athletes, reporters and fans with questionable amenities at best.

But the country got one thing right; the Olympic flame.

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This photo was taken by a NASA space crew over Sochi, Russia - as you can see, the flame is burning bright. It's an impressive view of the festivities happening around the area which, not so long ago, just contained a rural plot of land.

[Bleacher Report via Bush League Chronicle]