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  • The Olympic Torch does a very important job, playing a vital role in opening the Olympic

  • games, but in the frozen north of Russia it has a far more crucial function- providing

  • warmth.

  • The torch made the trip to the tundra of the Nenets Autonomous District near the Arctic

  • Circle on the 28th day of its 123 day relay around the country.

  • Games committee member Andrei Chibisov arrived by helicopter before dashing off through the

  • snow with the torch, although the local reindeer didn't seem all that impressed.

The Olympic Torch does a very important job, playing a vital role in opening the Olympic

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Olympic torch takes a trip to the tundra to meet reindeers

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