Ukrainian Olympic alpine skier quits Sochi, blames Yanukovych for deaths on EuroMaidan

Written by on February 20, 2014 in Europe - No comments

Ukrainian Olympic alpine skier Bohdana Matsotska and her father posted a message on Facebook stating that they no longer will represent their nation’s team in the Sochi Winter Games over the bloody events on EuroMaidan and blamed President Viktor Yanukovych for the bloodshed.

Oleg Matsotskyy of Kosiv, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Bogdana Matsotska’s father and trainer, said the two are “extremely angry at President Viktor Yanukovych’s latest actions who instead of resolving the conflict through negotiations (which we had hoped he would when we left for Sochi), has drenched the last hopes of the nation in blood.

For the full story, please visit The Kyiv Post.

(Photo: EuroMaydan via Facebook)

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