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BERLIN, December 22, 18:05 /ITAR-TASS/. At a news conference on Sunday, pardoned oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said the upcoming Olympic Games in the Russian Black resort of Sochi should not be politicized. “Don’t spoil festivities for millions of people,” he said.
“This is a festival of sports, a special event for millions of people, which must not be spoiled. I believe it is not correct to spoil festivities for millions of people,” Khodorkovsky said in reply to reporters’ queries.