All such questions are considered by the working group on Olympic sportsmen from Russia. The IOC will issue guidelines on the implementation of the group’s decisions in due time, as indicated in the statement of the IOC Executive Committee on December 5- Said the press service of the IOC.
In connection with the ban on the use of Russian symbols for athletes, Internet users offered to come to the Olympics and Pkhenchkhan with the flag and anthem of the USSR, especially since the music of the old and the new hymns coincides.
The IOC Executive Committee 5 December decided to admit "clean" athletes from Russia to the Olympic Games-2018 under the Olympic flag if certain conditions are met and in the status of "Olympic athletes from Russia." At the awards ceremonies, the Olympic anthem will play. The admission of Russian athletes is handled by a specially created IOC commission.