Arkady Dvorkovich – Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of the Russian Federation considers that the Russian athletes have to go to the Olympics-2018 in South Korea.
He stated this on the forum of the Moscow stock exchange in London. According to him, athletes who will go Pyeongchang will be there to speak in the form of white, red and blue colors.
«And in any case we know that they will represent Russia. So they should go» — quoted Dvorkovich, «Interfax».
We will remind, on the eve of the Executive Committee of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided to suspend the Russian team from participation in the Games in 2018. Thus, at the Olympics in South Korea from our country will be able to speak only «clean» athletes, who will not be allowed to use national symbols including flag and anthem of the country.
Commenting on the verdict, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov called for the deletion of emotion, and to analyze the decisions made by the IOC in relation to our country before you make any judgment on this matter.
In turn, the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the decision of the IOC about the non-admission of the Russian national team for the Games in 2018 in Pyeongchang «plan B» in isolation of our country