Russia had already surpassed expectations by reaching the last eight, ousting Spain on the way.
He's poised to become the first openly gay male athlete to compete at the Winter Games.
"He knows he is going to be looking over his shoulder for the rest of his life," his lawyer said.
Putin offered to hand over a transcript of the meeting to U.S. lawmakers.
Local media said the aircraft disappeared shortly after departing from Sochi.
LOS ANGELES — Dozens of Russian athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, including at least 15 medal winners, were
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"C'mon, you're a couple, right? You hugged her and told her you loved her on in front of millions of people that night -- c'mon
Sochi was a showcase for soft power strategy and there is no doubt that influence plays were being run.