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The ban imposed by the IOC on Russia's participation in the Winter Olympics 2018 is a war against Russia

Summary of Disinformation

The ban imposed by the IOC on Russia’s participation in the Winter Olympics 2018 is a war against Russia on all fronts.

 

Disproof

No evidence given. It was the systematic state sponsored doping program in Russia that made the IOC decide this https://www.olympic.org/news/ioc-suspends-russian-noc-and-creates-a-path-for-clean-individual-athletes-to-compete-in-pyeongchang-2018-under-the-olympic-flag. Russian athletes not convicted of doping will be allowed to compete under Olympic flag. According to the rules of the IOC, any attempt to blockade or blackmail the Olympics means the exclusion from participation in the Games for up to 8 years, so using this "opportunity" would lead to consequences.

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Reported in: Issue 91
Date: 06.12.2017
Language: Russian
Country of Origin: Russia
Reported by: Pavel Spirin, former journalist
Keywords: IOC, Olympics, Anti-Russian, Warmongering
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vremya pokazhet @Pervyi kanal, 27:06
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