The official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs Maria Zakharova said that the decision of the IOC concerning the Russian team is trying to squeeze the country out of international sport. According to her, it’s part of a massive campaign of pressure on Russia. Zakharova noted that other attempts to isolate our country to the West failed.
The removal of the Russian national team from the Olympics is an attempt to squeeze the country out of international sport. This was stated by the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
«This information campaign, which was prior to the Olympic games in Sochi. This is information and not only information, but also the squeezing Russia out of world sport», — transfers its words «Interfax».
According to Zakharova, the removal of Russia from the Olympics is part of a campaign of pressure on Russia. She stressed that these actions are related to the fact that «the frontal attempt to isolate Russia failed and no isolation did not work».
«Select a target for attack. And this goal is called the Russian Federation. And the attack is happening on so many fronts,» said Zakharov.