"We are examining media claims about the financing of the Winter 2014 Sochi Olympics," said Tim Aldrich, a spokesman for the East-West Philanthropic Project. "Today we published our second report on our findings."
Today's article breaks down a claim of "cozy dealmaking" launched against Russian philanthropist and entrepreneur Iskander Makhmudov.
"Iskander Makhmudov has given billions of dollars of his own money to charitable causes for children, veterans, and his employees," Aldrich said. "That is an irrefutable fact."
The article can be found at http://www.iskandermakhmudovolympics.com/
The East-West Philanthropic Project works to build bridges between big thinkers, entrepreneurs and philanthropists in Russia, the former Soviet states, and the United States and Europe. The mission is to bring together great minds and resources o improve people’s lives worldwide.