The investigative Committee (SKR) has opened a criminal case against former leaders of the all-Russian athletics Federation (vfla). This was reported by the official representative of Department Vladimir Markin, his statement published on the website of the TFR.
Defendants in the case were the functionaries, who led the Association from 2009-2013. Case was opened under part 2 St. 201 criminal code (abuse of power). It is the actions of the defendants in the case, according to the TFR, has led to disqualification of Russian athletes in international competitions.
As noted Markin, the case was filed pursuant to a request for legal assistance from the Court of first instance of Paris. The document was sent in November, it said officials of the International Association of athletics federations (IAAF).
“According to the contents of the request in the actions of employees of the Russian public organization of wfla violations while respecting athletes doping rules and of their admission to official competitions”, — said Markin. According to him, the TFR of France will offer to provide additional information and documents necessary for production of the requested investigative actions”.
In December 2014, the German TV channel ARD showed a film about doping in Russian sports. Their investigation into the situation conducted by the World anti-doping Agency (WADA) . It had accused of interfering in the accredited anti-doping laboratory in Moscow the Russian authorities. In particular, according to the report of WADA, it was regularly visited by the FSB, the impact on the work of specialists have also assisted the Ministry of sport.
As a result, Russian athletes were suspended from participation in competitions under the auspices of the International Association of athletics federations (IAAF). 17 Jun IAAF will hold a meeting, which will address the question of admission of Russian athletes for the summer Olympics.
Wednesday, June 8, ARD will release a new film about the violations related to doping in Russia. It became known yesterday that the film will appear the name of the Minister of sport Vitaly Mutko, who, according to journalists, could not hide the data about the use of doping by one of the players of the Russian Premier League.