During the annual press conference Russian President Vladimir Putin touched on the problem of doping in Russian sports.
«Doping problem in Russia has never been, it’s impossible. We will do everything so that this never happened, no state system of doping and support it. But we, like any country, the problem with this is, and recognizing work closely with the IOC, WADA and other organizations. And we’re going to do it.
I hope that the changes that occur, and not only in staff but in systemic, structural changes that will help us to solve these problems. In addition, Russia’s investigative Committee, the Prosecutor’s office are investigating everything related to the application and use of dope, and will definitely bring it to logical end», — quotes the President to «Sport-Express».