Putin lights Olympic flame on Red Square for 123-day relay to Sochi for Winter Games

  • by: LYNN BERRY , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 6, 2013 - 11:15 AM

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin ceremoniously lit the Olympic flame on Red Square on Sunday, but the four-month relay to Sochi for the Winter Games got off to a rocky start when one of the torches went out.

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