Financial recovery of B&N Bank to last 6-8 months — Central BankBusiness & Economy September 21, 14:33
Russian senator says Morgan Freeman used instead of evidence in anti-Russian videoRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 21, 14:17
Moldova’s liberals initiate presidential impeachmentWorld September 21, 14:06
Fan-ID system helped against racism during FIFA Confederations Cup — officialSport September 21, 13:35
Russian warship sails through English ChannelMilitary & Defense September 21, 13:12
Kremlin slams attempts to brand Russia as aggressor while discussing UN mission to DonbassRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 21, 13:07
Press review: Peacekeepers in Ukraine stalled and Russia suspects US leak to IslamistsPress Review September 21, 13:00
Kremlin shares Defense Ministry's stance on US role in militants’ attack in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 21, 12:36
Admiral Essen frigate returns to Sevastopol from Mediterranean SeaMilitary & Defense September 21, 12:03
SOCHI, February 08. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin talked to guests after an opening ceremony of the XXII Winter Olympic Games at Fisht Stadium in the southern Russian city of Sochi on Friday.
The president asked Russian bobsledder Irina Skvortsova whether she liked the show. She admitted that she liked it very much. “In fact, it was like in a fairytale. And even better!” the young athlete said.
Four-time world champion in ice dance Natalia Bestemianova admitted that the opening ceremony turned out to be magnificent. “There are many authors of this,” Putin noted in reply.
Meanwhile, the president noted that “athletes are mostly important.” “We are doing all for them,” he said.
For his part, President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach also congratulated Putin on how the opening ceremony of the Games was held.