Fireworks explode over Fisht Olympic Stadium, left, during the Closing Ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, Feb., 23, 2014.
Fireworks explode over Fisht Olympic Stadium, left, during the Closing Ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, Feb., 23, 2014. MCT
Fireworks explode over Fisht Olympic Stadium, left, during the Closing Ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, Feb., 23, 2014. MCT

Russia takes a victory lap, earns praise for delivering 'all it had promised'

February 24, 2014 5:37 AM