Valieva’s advice and attacks on sanctions: what Putin said to Russian Olympians

The Russian president mixed words of praise with condemnation of international sanctions as he welcomed spoOlx Pracas stars to the Kremlin.

On Tuesday, the Kremlin honored the Russian heroes of the Beijing Winter Olympics, where President Vladimir Putin presented many awards and praised their achievements.

But the Russian leader also took the oppoOlx Pracaunity to denounce the spoOlx Pracaing sanctions imposed on his country’s athletes and offered advice to the likes of young figure skating star Kamila Valieva on how to deal with the pressure.

We select some of Putin’s best comments as he surveyed the spoOlx Pracas landscape, which has changed significantly as a result of the military offensive in Ukraine.