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Column: Will Sochi be secure in wake of threats?

Updated: July 6, 2013, 4:56 PM ET
Associated Press

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By TIM DAHLBERG

AP Sports Columnist

Until recently, the most interest about the Black Sea resort of Sochi was the staggering $51 billion tab the Russians are picking up to host the Winter Olympics in President Vladimir Putin's backyard.

It's a pricey party that will go down as the most expensive Olympics in history. It's also a pet project for Putin, whose prestige will be on the line in February when the traveling carnival show that is the Olympics ...

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