http://www.wer-art.com/news/223.html - article by Artur Werner
Plush complaints from an un-lush personality
I must admit being shocked by words and behavior of the Vancouver Olympics silver medalist, as since 1990’s I've considered him one of the most outstanding skaters in the world, and have tried to support him in my articles the best I could. I was also among the first in the summer of 2009 to believe in his return.
However, over the many years of observing European, World, and Olympic competitions, I've never encountered an athlete planning to attend World championships with such a negative image. I'm sure you've deduced by now that I'm talking of Evgeny Plushenko, whose tongue, wholly disengaged from the thinking apparatus, has produced so many lies, that even the most faithful fans of this extraordinary skater have met their idol's words and moves with incredulity and hurt. In this, Plushenko has finally surpassed his main rival Alexei Yagudin, though only in the negative sense. So, what happened to this clearly talented skater? When has he been eaten alive by the rust of arrogance, lies, greed, and extortion?
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