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Monday, February 19, 2018

Rodchenkov had plastic surgery because of fear of being killed

According to the American CBS informant WADA Grigory Rodchenkov was hiding his appearance during the testimony by video link to the court of arbitration for Sport when it was considered the appeal of Russian athletes, because he changed his face. Fearing to be killed Rodchenkov had plastic surgery and shaved his mustache, dyed his hair and corrected the lips. “The Kremlin wants to shut me up,” says the former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory.

The frame of the TV program “60 minutes” of CBS.

Grigory Rodchenkov, the mastermind of the Russian doping scandal, which the Olympic team of Russia was suspended from the winter games in Pyeongchang, now fears for his life. However, he told Scott Pelly from CBS that had plastic surgery.

“This was done for security reasons. There is information that my life is under threat and we have taken all the necessary steps,” he said. “The Kremlin wants to shut me up,” added Rodchenkov.

The question Pelli wants Vladimir Putin to Rodchenkov silenced and often killed people who violate the interests of the Russian President, Rodchenkov said, “Yes, Yes. Even in the USA.”

Rodchenkova American lawyer Jim Walden says there is no doubt that his client’s life is in danger. He says law enforcement officers has warned the United States it the next day after the international Olympic Committee announced a ban on Russian athletes participate in the Olympics. “Protocols need to be changed immediately, because we had to assume that it is looking for a team of Russians.”

Fully aired an interview with Rodchenkova will be released on February 11.

Olympics 2018. Chronicle of events

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