It became known that the Russian leader Vladimir Putin spoke about the decision of the IOC regarding the performance of Russian athletes at the Olympics-2018.
According to the President, the national team became the initiator of such a decision, has given rise to athletes were excluded. However, it is important to note that, according to Putin, this method was used not the most honest way.
The Russian leader stressed the principle of collective responsibility, which has been used by members of the International Olympic Committee, but this principle is not stipulated in any legal system in the world.
Photo source: kremlin.ru/пресс-служба
Earlier, Putin said that Russian athletes will perform at the winter Olympics just under a neutral flag.
Recall iReactor reported that the Network published a video where the Russian leader declares his candidacy for President of the country.