Russia and Belarus will be deprived of membership in international sports federations
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They want to deprive Russia and Belarus of the right to broadcast international sporting events. A statement with relevant requirements was signed by 33 countries. This was reported by the Minister of Sports and Tourism of Poland, Kamil Bortnichuk.
international federations, as well as to deprive the rights to broadcast international sporting events in Russia,” the official website of the Polish Ministry of Sports and Tourism quoted Bortnichuk as saying.
According to Bortnichuk, 33 sports ministers signed a demand to stop broadcasting countries due to the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation into Ukraine.
Since the start of the full-scale invasion, Russia and Belarus received a number of sanctions from international sports federations and organizations. Athletes and teams from these countries have received restrictions on participation in international tournaments.
According to Bortnichuk, the sanctions imposed against these countries are not enough. According to the Polish minister, now the international federations should deprive Russia and Belarus of their membership, since the war in Ukraine continues. as an act of international aggression and even be considered a reason for declaring war.
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