February 26, 2018 / 10:34 AM / 19 days ago

Medals tally shows Russia was successful at Winter Olympics: Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday the number of medals won by Russian athletes at the Winter Olympics showed Russia had been successful at the Games.

FILE PHOTO: Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov during a meeting in Moscow, Russia June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/Files

“For Russian sport, the main indicators are medals. And from the points of view of medals won, it is absolutely possible to view the performance of our Olympians as successful,” Peskov told a conference call with reporters.

Reporting by Polina Nikolskaya and Jack Stubbs; Editing by Katya Golubkova

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