At the Games in Pyeongchang banned used any Russian symbols

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The coaches of the national team of Russia on hockey ready to wear the ribbons during the Olympic games in Korea, if such a decision is made, said the head coach of CSKA Moscow, the team Igor Nikitin.

The IOC in early December, decided that the Olympics 2018 will be able to speak “pure” Russian athletes, not previously convicted of doping, in the status of “Olympic athletes of Russia”. Outfit of Russians must comply with the requirements of the IOC, it is not allowed to use any characters for national identification.

“My two grandfathers fought in the war, grandma. For me it is quite comfortable symbol. If a decision is made, we’ll make it,” said Nikitin.