The head of the press service of the Kremlin, Dmitry Peskov, gave reporters the answer to the question, will suffer if the number of officials, among whom in particular Vitaly Mutko, the responsibility for the outcome of the IOC decision associated with removal from the Olympics-2018 in the Russian Federation.
“To answer this question, I can’t right now, but with confidence I can only say that this topic is paramount to. Initially you should understand the theme of the protection of the interests of our athletes“, – said Peskov, adding that everything else should be considered already in the second place, said the representative of the Kremlin.
Representatives of the national press has previously noted that the Russian Federation is in full force was removed from the Olympics-2018. Athletes who do not have problems, were allowed to compete under a neutral flag. The Minister of sports Vitaly Mutko was barred for life from visiting the Olympics. A number of sports leaders and officials says that he has done very little to protect Russian athletes.