Also, the sports Minister urged the international Federation to hold competitions on the territory of the Russian Federation.
On March 14, the Minister of youth and sports of Ukraine Igor Zhdanov signed an order banning participation of national teams of Ukraine in sports activities on the territory of the Russian Federation, reports Rus.Media.
This document forbids to plan and conduct training camps on the territory of the aggressor country and make the participation of members of national teams of Ukraine of sport in all sporting events held in the territory of the Russian Federation.
“Today’s events demand from us more decisive action. So I signed a new order – that, according to the recently adopted law of Ukraine “On peculiarities of state policy on ensuring state sovereignty of Ukraine on the temporarily occupied territories in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions”, – Ukrainian athletes will not take part in any competition held within the territory of the Russian Federation “, – said Igor Zhdanov.
The Minister also urged the international Federation to hold competitions in the country that has systematically flouted international law in the field of sports and is the violator of the WADA code: “the Aggressors and violators should be expelled from the arena of world sport!”