Vladimir Putin will not attend the opening ceremony of the Olympics

Wednesday, 27 July, 2016 - 10:00

Russian President Vladimir Putin does not plan to attend the opening ceremony of the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, announced the press secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.

"No, as I understand it, there are no plans for such a trip. There's a different work schedule," - stated Peskov, answering the question about whether Putin was planning to go to the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.