Updated: Sunday, 19 January 2014 16:45 | By Agence France-Presse

Sochi will welcome all regardless of sex orientation says Putin

President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that Russia will welcome all athletes and visitors at next month's Winter Olympic Games in Sochi irrespective of their sexual orientation.


Sochi will welcome all regardless of sex orientation says Putin

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"People have different sexual orientations. We will welcome all athletes and all guests of the Olympics," Putin told foreign reporters in a televised interview.

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