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German president won’t visit Sochi Olypics

German president won’t visit Sochi Olypics

German president Joachim Gauck will not visit the Sochi Winter Olympics 2014. As magazine “Der Spiegel” reports, his office already told russian officials of this decision in the last week. According to the report, human rights abuses and the repression of the opposition in Russia were his reasons, with “Der Spiegel” mentioning the recent anti-gay laws in Russia. But the magazine gives no direct quote from Gauck – and his […]