Schmid's report, delivered to the 14-strong executive board on Monday, was enough to persuade International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach to take what he had previously considered to be a "nuclear option" with "too much collateral damage".
Individual Russian sportspeople will still be allowed to compete as an "Olympic Athlete from Russia" in the cold-weather tournament, but they have to do so without their national flag or anthem. "The decision that Russian athletes should compete under the Olympic flag as opposed to others is a clear show of discrimination".
Neutral flag (also called white) - this is the flag of the Olympic games with five rings.
The IOC announced the decision after examining evidence of state-sponsored doping over several years that reached its zenith at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
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In addition, the IOC suspended the membership of Russian Olympic Committee President Alexander Zhukov.
Bach said on Tuesday: "This was an unprecedented attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and sport".
The commission based its findings on an independent report by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren that was commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency and published past year.
The IOC also imposed lifetime Olympic ban on Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, organizer of soccer's 2018 World Cup.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has previously said it would be humiliating for his country to compete without national symbols.
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To withdraw Mr Dmitry Chernyshenko, the former CEO of the Organising Committee Sochi 2014, from the Coordination Commission Beijing 2022.
In December of 2016, an extensive report found that roughly 1,000 Russian athletes were part of an "institutional conspiracy" involving doping.
ARD airs a second documentary with new accusations aimed at Russian and Kenyan athletes based on a leaked IAAF database with details of 12,000 blood tests from 5,000 competitors which revealed "extraordinary" levels of doping.
The IOC also will bar Russian officials who were team leaders at Sochi, and coaches or medial staff who have been linked to doping athletes.
In the space of one month the International Olympic Committee dishes out similar sanctions to 25 Russians from Sochi Games.
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The IOC will issue operational guidelines for the implementation of these decisions. But Russia's success at those Olympics, according to former Moscow antidoping lab director Grigory Rodchenkov, came with some assistance behind the scenes. They've taken away 11 of Russia's 33 medals.