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Visitors to the Olympic Park sit under a palm tree as the Olympic cauldron stands in the background at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Temperatures are predicted near 60 degrees Fahrenheit in Sochi on Wednesday. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
As cities across the US battle brutal winter weather, those in Sochi enjoy a balmy mid-February.