NEWSWATCH: “Why Russia’s Olympic scandals could benefit Vladimir Putin” – Yahoo

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If you think the Russian doping scandal has brought shame and humiliation to Vladimir Putin’s nation, perhaps you need to think again.

Experts on Putin and Russia tell Yahoo Sports it may be the opposite: that the doping allegations and the Paralympic ban actually has confirmed suspicions widely held – the rest of the world is unfairly biased against Russia. … The details of WADA’s McLaren Report would likely shock and appall Americans if it were Team USA engaging in such a scheme of subterfuge, but the damning study is more likely to be seen as a political attack ….

Click here for Yahoo.com: “Why Russia’s Olympic scandals could benefit Vladimir Putin”

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