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Vice President of the Russian Olympic Committee Bilalov may leave post weeks after Putin's decision

  • By Yafit Lazar and 1 other
  • Last Update: 4 years ago
  • Russia

Putin ordered the dismissal of Bilalov after Sochi inspection

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The Vice President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Ahmed Bilalov may be dismissed following a decision made by the country's President Vladimir Putin.

On February 7, it was announced that Putin had ordered the dismissal of Bilalov. The measure was allegedly taken following a two-day inspection conducted by Putin at the Olympic facilities of Sochi, during which he criticized functionaries responsible for the construction of Russkiye Gorki.

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