The Russian Olympic Committee included in its composition the Olympic councils of the Donetsk and Lugansk “individuals’s republics”, in addition to the Kherson and Zaporozhye areas, ROC President Stanislav Pozdnyakov mentioned in an interview with native propagandists.
On September 30, 2022, Kremlin head Vladimir Putin introduced the annexation of 4 Ukrainian areas occupied by Russian troops. In Moscow, after the “referendums” staged by Russia on the “annexation” of the partially captured Donetsk, Lugansk, Zaporozhye and Kherson areas, a “ceremony for concluding agreements” was held with Gauleiters appointed by the Kremlin.
This determination by the ROC provoked actual hysteria amongst Russians. Followers from the Russian Federation imagine that now there will likely be no speak of any participation of Russian athletes on the Olympics.
Many assume that the OCD thus dealt an honest slap within the face to the President of the Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, who’s a good friend of Putin and is attempting in each attainable technique to return the Russian Federation to world sports activities.
“Bah is attempting to assist Russia get to the Olympics, however he acquired hit within the face by such a broad,” “We’re ready for OCD to be utterly banned,” “The barn burned down – the mountains and the home!” – customers write.
Commentaries fear that Russia has included nationwide committees with out regional facilities.
As well as, followers are assured that this can lastly put an finish to the expectations of athletes from the Russian Federation to take part within the Olympic Video games.
As GLOBAL HAPPENINGS reported, on June 15, the IOC allowed athletes from Russia to take part within the 2024 Olympics in Paris, topic to sure standards being met.
Later, the pinnacle of the IOC, Thomas Bach, in an interview on September 4, mentioned that Russian and Belarusian athletes who don’t assist the battle in Ukraine and should not associated to the armed forces or different authorities companies will have the ability to compete on the 2024 Olympics in Paris.