Non-admission of the Russian team at the winter Olympics in Phenchhane in 2018 was the result of the policies of Russian President Vladimir Putin. This Russian financier and blogger Slava Rabinovich said the publication «Apostrophe».
«If the Olympic scandal followed a different scenario from the point of view of the reaction of the Russian side; if Mutko was dismissed and prosecuted; if he was fired the head of the FSB Bortnikov (Alexander Bortnikov. – «GORDON»); if was brought to justice, officials from the FSB, RUSADA, knock (Russian anti-doping Agency, national Olympic Committee. – «GORDON») of Russia; if it were brought to justice and dismissed the head of national Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov and if the NOC of Russia and RUSADA would cooperate with the IOC and WADA (the international Olympic Committee and World anti-doping Agency. – «GORDON»), then the Russian team went to the Olympics in South Korea as part of the clean athletes, but it would be the Olympic team of Russia», – he said.
According to the blogger, instead, was the reaction: «we deny, or do not pass their».
«Under the brilliant leadership of the brilliant strategist of Putin was all in one place, which begins with the letter «W» – said Rabinovich.
5 Dec, IOC because of the systematic anti-doping rule violations barred from participating in the 2018 Olympics, the national Olympic Committee of the Russian Federation.
At the same time to participate in the Games will allow for some of the Russian athletes who fulfill the qualification standards and pass a special doping tests. They will compete under the Olympic flag as «Olympic athletes of Russia». In case of a victory of the representative of the Russian Federation in his honor will be performed the Olympic anthem. Athletes from Russia were forbidden to apply a form of national paraphernalia.
The IOC Executive Board also suspended for life from any involvement in the Olympics and former sports Minister Mutko and his former Deputy Yury Nagornykh.
December 6, Putin assured that the Russian authorities will not prevent the sending of Russian athletes at the Olympics.
On the same day he announced the participation in presidential election which will be held on 18 March 2018.
Slava Rabinovich about the Olympics 2018: Under the brilliant leadership of the brilliant strategist of Putin, everything was in place that begins with the letter «W» 07.12.2017