Peskov has not commented on the upcoming Putin’s speech regarding the IOC

Press Secretary of the Russian President answered evasively to journalists ‘ questions, relative the President’s speech today. Peskov said he did not know about the intentions and desire of Vladimir Putin to give a few comments about the statements of the International Olympic Committee.


Dmitry Peskov at the preliminary press conference made it clear to journalists that it has no information on whether raised the issue of the Olympic games today the President of Russia. The press Secretary noted that Vladimir Putin would like to raise a more important priority issues on a slightly different topic, and whether he will give an answer to the International Olympic Committee – is unknown.

We remind that earlier, the IOC made a statement that removes Russia from participation in the Olympic games in Pyeongchang. However, Russian athletes may be admitted under the condition that will not bear the Russian flag and will perform under the neutral flag of the Olympic games.