WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — While talking with a reporter covering the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, the deputy prime minister of Olympic preparations revealed that video surveillance equipment is documenting shower activity in hotel rooms.
“We have surveillance video from the hotels that shows people turn on the shower, direct the nozzle at the wall and then leave the room for the whole day,” the official, Dmitry Kozak, was quoted as saying by The Wall Street Journal.
Kozak’s interview was cut short when an aide pulled the reporter away from him before he was able to ask more questions on the matter.
A spokesperson for Kozak told WSJ that there is no surveillance in hotel bathrooms and that Kozak was referencing the surveillance during construction of the hotels.
Kozak’s comment came while he was addressing concerns and gripes made by reporters…
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