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Head coach of Georgian freestyle wrestling Giorgi Yantbelidze justified for a photo in which he and his team filmed in t-shirts with the image of Dzambolat Tedeev on the background colors of the Russian flag. It is reported by “Vzglyad”.
Iantbelidze, said that the picture was taken in Dagestan in the championship, and t-shirts of the Georgian athletes were wearing at the request of the organizers. According to coach Tedeev is his friend who is sick for the Georgian athletes and the policy of the the irrelevant. “We wanted to show that Georgians and Ossetians are in love, the colors of the Russian flag at anything,” added the national coach of Georgia.
First photo published by the Georgian service of “Radio Liberty” (“Radio Tavisupleba”). Then the photo spread on social networks, prompting angry responses Georgians.
Tedeyev, the main coach of Russian national team on free-style wrestling, Deputy of the Parliament of North Ossetia. Specialist is a native of South Ossetia. In 2008, Georgia sent troops into the Republic, trying to bring the region under their control. After the intervention of Russia, the Georgian military were forced out of the conflict zone. Later, Moscow officially recognized the independence of South Ossetia.
Video, photo All from Russia.