In the Kremlin commented on the NYT article about the “doping” conspiracy in Russia


The Kremlin does not apply to confessions about the existence of the doping system in Russia published by the newspaper the New York Times as the source. The journalists said the press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov, reports TASS.

“We are not inclined to accept such information as the source. You need to check the authenticity of these words… as far As the actual words that she [the head of RUSADA Anne Antselovich] attributed that meant, in what context — all this must be understood in order to draw any conclusions,” — said Peskov.

Press Secretary of the head of state also added that in the Kremlin awaiting the results of the investigation of the possible involvement of Russian officials to the use of doping by athletes. “We [the allegations of the involvement of public authorities] categorically deny,” reminded Sands.

However, he noted that in the investigation of “suspect” in relation to the main informant of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) Gregory Rodchenkov, “and is perceived as one of the main sources for voicing such accusations” against Russia.

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