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Crimea was shown as part of Ukraine during Olympics opening ceremony broadcast
18:00, 6 August 2016
Crimea was shown as part of Ukraine during Olympics opening ceremony broadcast

At the same time Russian map was shown without the occupied peninsula

18:00, 6 August 2016

During the broadcast the opening ceremony of the 31 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) the TV chart shows the Crimean peninsula as a part of Ukraine. Relevant screenshots were published by the news agency Flash Crimea.

flashcrimea.com

flashcrimea.com

It is noted that during the passage of Russian Olympic team on the stadium "Maracana" the television images showed a map of the Russian Federation without occupied Crimea. When Ukrainian national team came to the stadium, Ukrainian map has been demonstrated with the peninsula in its composition.

Judging by the logo in the upper right corner of the screen, the broadcast was led by the American television channel NBC, which has the rights to broadcast the Games in the United States.

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