German President Boycotting Olympics

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German President Boycotting Olympics
Mon, 12-09-2013 - 3:28pm

German president Joachim Gauck is boycotting the Winter Olympics in Sochi because of human rights violations and political bullying: 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/08/joachim-gauck-boycotting-sochi-olympics-russia-germany_n_4407961.html

Do you think that these types of stances by prominent political figures will make any type of impression on the Russian government?