In his message, Vladimir Putin not only congratulated the winners, but also evaluates then scandalous Olympics of the latest days.
The head of the state calls the conditions of the Olympics "difficult" and thanks all who could not stop and fight in these conditions.
Vladimir Putin: "I am sure, that you sport mastership and state position will not once raise the Russian flags at sports competitions. And the Salt Lake City ambiguous Olympic results will produce only the sports` anger and other victories."
Russian small missile ships - the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Great Ustyug - set off for a mission to the Mediterranean Sea
These days, Russia is welcoming over 2 million fans from all over the world. Many of them came to Russia expecting something dangerous and even life-threatening