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The UK has announced a competition for "the most humiliating neutral flag and anthem" for the Russian athletes participating in the Winter Olympics

Summary of Disinformation

They [the West] are preparing already to make us drink this cup of humiliation, but not like the way we are drinking it now. […] In England they are preparing, for example, for the situation that we will take the decision [the decision of the National Olympic Committee of Russia on the participation of Russian athletes in the Winter Olympics under a neutral flag]. And they are preparing already to meet us in South Korea according to their program: the competition for the most, if possible, humiliating neutral flag for Russia and the anthem.


The show quotes a satirical article published in The Times December 9, 2017. Even the closest monitoring of the British media does not reveal any mention of a real “competition for a neutral flag and anthem" for Russian athletes.

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Reported in: Issue 92
Date: 12.12.2017
Language: Russian
Country: South Korea, Russia
Keywords: Olympics, Doping
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vremya pokazhet @Pervyi kanal, 40:57
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