In the state Duma called on the international Federation not to hold competitions in Ukraine

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The head of the Duma Committee on physical culture and sport Mikhail Degtyarev urged all international sporting Federation to hold competitions in Ukraine.

On Wednesday it became known that travelling to Kharkov for the European championship Russian boxer Georgy Kushitashvili, a press-the attache of Federation of Boxing of Russia Vlad Romanov, two journalists and several fans who went to the delegation, was not allowed on the territory of Ukraine. The state border service of Ukraine announced that it has banned entry to Ukraine for a period of three years, nine representatives of Federation of Boxing of Russia, visiting the Crimea without the consent of Kiev.

«I want to Express my support to our boxer George Kushitashvili, which Ukraine was not allowed in the European championship in Kharkiv. All world Federation, we urge to end the international competitions on the territory of Ukraine»,- said Degtyarev.

The Deputy, remembering the non-admission of Kiev at the Eurovision the Russians Yulia Samoilova, said that while the main principles of the competition was crushed. «Now again: championship Boxing, and our boxer is not allowed. Far-fetched reason. International competition and international that the country hosting them, must assume obligations to ensure the safety of all athletes of all countries, including citizens of Russia», — he added.

Degtyarev also said that he supports the decision of the coaching staff of Russian national team on Boxing which did not boycott the European championship in Kharkiv.

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