Svetlana Hercynite: Alexander Natruskin / RIA Novosti
Two-time Olympic champion in gymnastics, a former state Duma Deputy and founder of the military-Patriotic movement “Uname” Svetlana Khorkina in an interview Sports.ru spoke about the benefits of living in Russia.
“I am proud of Russia. Our military industry and science allow us to invent rockets, which ensure our safety. We really appreciate their values, especially spiritual and moral. We are grateful to the veterans for peace and the duty to pass it on to future generations,” said Khorkina.
According to the Olympic champion, cannot be considered torture in prisons criteria for assessing the work of President Vladimir Putin. “In Guantanamo (the American military prison — approx. “Of the tape.ru”), too scared of people being tortured. You don’t know, but in America, hundreds of prisons. In the US all over the place of blacks killed in the streets and children in schools, blow up,” she said.
Khorkina — Olympic champion in exercises on uneven bars (1996, 2000) and nine-time world champion. Sports career was completed in the fall of 2004. July 21, 2005, gave birth in Los Angeles the son of Svyatoslav, allowing him thus to obtain US citizenship. 2 December 2007 was elected Deputy of the State Duma of the V convocation.
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