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Space station crew back on Earth with Olympic torch

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Three astronauts returned to Earth on Monday after a 166-day mission, bringing the Olympic torch back from the International Space Station after a historic space walk. 

International Space Station (ISS) crew member, Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, holds the torch of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games after landing in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan in central Kazakhstan, on November 11, 2013

The trip completed the most ambitious leg of Russia's unparallelled torch relay in the run-up to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi in February.

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