Vitaly Mutko, the minister of sports, tourism and youth policy of the Russian Federation «The Olympic Games will build up the authority of our power»
¹ 1 (2008)
The popularity of sports is constantly increasing here owing to our sportsmens victories in international competitions as well as to the fact that our state leaders are sports lovers. They advocate and propagate a healthy sports lifestyle. The Olympic Games are of great importance for Russia in many respects. It will promote our powers authority, will help solve social problems, attract young people to sports. I think that trying to achieve the goal called
But it is not only the quality organization that is important. All the arrangements concerning the Olympic Games must be public. The more publications dedicated to sports, the better. But this rule works only in case the publication is made up in a talented and professional manner. Thats why in first place I wish success to the debutant magazine.
I am personally interested very much in the success of «Olympic Reporter»: it will be much devoted to the realization of our national and at the same time world project called