Torch watch: Where is Olympic flame today?

The Olympic torch has traveled to the North Pole on a Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker and has even been flown into space. On Wednesday, it made its way to Rostov-on-Don, which is about 600 miles south of Russia.

Folk dancers performed as part of the festivities:

A day earlier, the relay went through Novocherkassk, stopping in front of Ascension Cathedral.