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The West did not let Russia participate in the Olympics

Summary of Disinformation

Russia just needs to ask North Korea and there will be no Olympics. Because the Olympics without Russia should not take place. The West did not let Russia go to the Olympics, so – there will be no Olympics. We have the opportunity to make sure that these Olympics will not take place.

               

Disproof

It was not "the West" that prevented Russia from participating in the coming Olympics, 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.

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Reported in: Issue 91
Date: 07.12.2017
Language: Russian
Country of Origin: South Korea, North Korea, Russia
Reported by: Pavel Spirin, former juornalist
Keywords: Olympics, WADA, The West, Warmongering
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vremya pokazhet @Pervyi kanal, 19:50
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