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Putin Praises Elton John, Rules Out Discrimination Of Gay Athletes At Sochi

by Wochit 1:06 mins

Putin Praises Elton John, Rules Out Discrimination Of Gay Athletes At Sochi

by Wochit 1:06 mins

Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised Elton John , an artist who used his recent Russian show to express support for the local gay community, and stressed that Russia will welcome all athletes and guests at the upcoming Sochi Winter Olympics, regardless of their sexual orientation. Putin's comments came during a news conference where George Stephanopoulos was the only American journalist present. "Elton John is an outstanding person and musician,” Putin was quoted as saying.

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