Ukrianian court puts on hold lawsuit against ban on Russian social networksWorld May 28, 6:10
Russia’s Lasitskene wins high jump in Diamond League event in Eugene, USSport May 28, 4:59
Havana Airport gets Russian-made air traffic control systemsWorld May 28, 4:16
Guests of FIFA 2018 World Cup sure to get warm welcome in Russia — LavrovSport May 28, 2:25
Kantemir Balagov’s "Closeness" gets Cannes Festival’s International Critics’ PrizeSociety & Culture May 28, 1:03
Anti-church laws in Ukraine may cause religious strife — Ukrainian Orthodox ChurchWorld May 28, 0:22
Russia’s national football team absolutely clear of doping — doctorSport May 28, 0:14
Russian cyclist Zakarin finishes second in Giro d’Italia Stage 20Sport May 27, 22:27
Putin, Erdogan agree to develop coordination of efforts for settlement in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 27, 19:29
SOCHI, February 08. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia is ready to share with Japan its experience of preparations for Olympic Games, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said during a meeting with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
“No doubt, Japan has many opportunities, achievements in organization of similar events,” the president said referring to the Summer Olympic Games, which Japan will host in 2020. “However, I believe, your specialists will be interested to see how things are organized in Sochi, I mean, we ourselves have worked and involved experts from all over the world as well.”
Shinzo Abe said he “was touched by the past ceremony.”
“It was wonderful, and I am happy I had a chance to attend it,” the prime minister said.
He said that, as far as he knew, over 12,000 units of equipment used during the opening ceremony had been supplied by Japan’s Panasonic Company.
“I am very pleased that our technologies could contribute in the successful ceremony, and that it was an example of the Russian-Japanese cooperation,” Abe said.
Shinzo Abe addressed Putin friendly, by the first name, and wished success in organization of the Games.