The Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, speaking at a Cabinet meeting, said that Russia openly admits that the doping problem was.
«It is obvious that the doping problem was in Russian sports, we have them openly acknowledged. Began active work on elimination of violations. Created a public independent anti-doping Commission, adopted a special plan, he called a national plan to combat doping in Russian sport — complex of measures for the implementation of this plan. That is work so serious was deployed» — leads «R-Sport» the words of the head of the government.
However, he stressed that the state doping program in Russia did not exist: «we continue to demand recognition of any programs so far. This will never happen. We cannot and will not accept false conclusions.»