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Olympic champion hits back at ‘poisonous' Guardian article

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Russia's Veronika Stepanova took issue when her name was mentioned by the British news outlet
Olympic cross-country skiing champion Veronika Stepanova has accused the Guardian newspaper of spreading “poison,” after she was named in an article which alleged that the Russian leadership is “indoctrinating” the nation's youth.
An opinion piece by Ian Garner - published on Wednesday under the headline “How Putin is preparing children to ‘die for the motherland'” - claimed that popular Russian athletes such as Stepanova and Olympic champion gymnast Nikita Nagornyy are using social media to boost...
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