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Russian Commentator Apologizes for Mistaking Uzbekistan for Tajikistan
Written by Alexander Sodiqov On 9 February 2014 @ 8:58 am | 1 Comment
In Citizen Media, English, Media & Journalism, Quick Reads, Russian, Sport, Uzbekistan
Renowned Russian sports newscaster has apologized for mistaking  the national team of Uzbekistan for that of Tajikistan during a live television broadcast from this year's Winter Olympics opening ceremony. Responding to thousands of angry messages addressed to him through social media sites, Dmitry Guberniev posted  [ru] an apology on his website:
Dear residents of Uzbekistan!
I would like to apologize for a mistake I made while reporting from the opening ceremony for the Olympic Games in Sochi. I will try to be more accurate in future.
I wish your athletes success [at the Games]!
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