Russian ambassador urges NATO to abandon military domination policyRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 21:05
Three Russian cities interested in hosting 2023 Basketball World ChampionshipSport March 30, 21:02
White House gives no specific dates for Russian-US summitWorld March 30, 20:23
United Arab Emirates shows interest in Russian helicoptersBusiness & Economy March 30, 20:19
NATO secretary general says ceasefire in Donbass works only on paperWorld March 30, 19:47
Putin not against Russian businessman Deripaska speaking to US Congress about ManafortRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 30, 18:55
Russian space rocket center receives first tested engines for Soyuz spacecraftScience & Space March 30, 18:42
Ukrainian president orders to implement ceasefire starting from April 1World March 30, 18:41
Google agrees with basic terms of amicable agreement with Russian anti-trust regulatorBusiness & Economy March 30, 18:18
SOCHI, February 12. /ITAR-TASS/. Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won may attend the closing ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics, a spokesperson for his office said on Wednesday, February 12.
The statement came as a reply to the criticism from people who think that the head of government should attend the prestigious sport event in the world.
Initially, the Korean government planned to send a deputy minister of culture, sports and tourism to the Sochi Olympics closing ceremony to be held on February 23. However, since the next Olympic Winter Games will take place in Korea’s Pyeongchang, Seoul decided to use the opportunity for conducting sport diplomacy, Yonhap news agency reported.
Public calls for top government officials making an appearance at the Sochi Olympics increased after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping had attended the opening ceremony on February 7. Seoul sent Culture and Sports Minister Yoo Jin-ryong.