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Sochi Olympics head pledges safety

Updated: May 29, 2013, 5:08 AM ET
Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- Russian authorities are working intensively with Olympic officials to ensure a high level of security for the 2014 Sochi Games, the head of the local organizing committee said Wednesday.

Concern over security at the Sochi Olympics next February has been high as the city is in the vicinity of restive Russian regions including Chechnya and Dagestan. The suspects in this year's Boston Marathon bombings were ethnic Chechens and one of them last year visited Dagestan, ...

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