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U.S. Warns Of 'Potential Terrorism' At Sochi Olympics

A torchbearer carries an Olympic torch in the Volga River town of Sviyazhsk, some 690 kilometers east of Moscow, on December 27.
A torchbearer carries an Olympic torch in the Volga River town of Sviyazhsk, some 690 kilometers east of Moscow, on December 27.
The U.S. State Department has warned Americans of the potential for terrorism at the Sochi Olympics, but said it was not aware of any specific threat to U.S. citizens.

In a "travel warning," the department urged Americans to be vigilant about personal security at the February 7 to March 14 Olympic Games, citing the possibility of petty crime, inadequate medical care, and hotel shortages.

Based on reporting by Reuters and AFP

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