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Reding to boycott Olympic games in Russia

10.12.13 @ 08:47

  1. By EUOBSERVER

EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding will join Germany's president Joachim Gauck in a boycott of February's olympic games in Russia. "I will certainly not go to Sotchi as long as minorities are treated the way they are under the current Russian legislation," she announced Monday on Twitter.

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