» 01/02/2018, 14.00
Putin's Russia turns to Asia
The "Asian turnaround" in politics and the economy is increasingly evident. Among many successes, the failure of Russia’s exclusion from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. But South Korea promises "nine cooperation bridges" and a warm welcome for Moscow athletes.
01/02/2018 15:21:00 RUSSIA – SOUTH KOREA
Olympics: 'insufficient’ doping evidence overturns suspensions of 28 Russian athletes
In total, 43 athletes were banned for life from the Olympics after an IOC investigation into a state-run doping scandal at the Sochi Games in 2014. Some 169 Russian athletes have been invited as neutrals to the upcoming Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Russian Sports Minister wants the IOC “to accept the CAS ruling and allow” Russian athletes “unconditional rights to take part in the upcoming Olympic games."
06/12/2017 14:31:00 RUSSIA - SOUTH KOREA
State Doping, the IOC excludes Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics
Some athletes will be able to participate individually and with strict procedures. The national flag will not be admitted and in case of victory the Olympic anthem will resound. Russian vice-premier Vitaly Mutko, head of the World Cup organization, has been banned for life. Moscow speaks of an "unjust and immoral" choice. The United States exults.
02/01/2018 10:24:00 KOREA
Kim Jong-un opens to Winter Games in South Korea. Seoul: Let's sit down and talk
The proposal of the Minister of Unification in a press conference. Moon: dissolve frozen relations. It would be the first summit since December 2015.
07/09/2006 SOUTH KOREA - ASIA
Seoul: Asian politicians' meeting starts tomorrow
The Conference for Asian Political Parties is taking place in the South Korean capital. Around 500 delegates from 40 Asian nations are expected to attend to discuss "poverty, peace and economic cooperation".
23/11/2017 11:01:00 KOREA
Though 'sponsor of terrorism', North Korea will participate in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics
The decision of the International Olympic Committee. The Olympic Charter protects all rights and freedoms without discrimination. November 13, "Olympic Truce" adopted by the UN General Assembly and promoted by South Korea.
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