The interior Ministry has proposed to equate the forbidden doping drugs to drugs


The interior Ministry of Russia proposed to make the most common in sport doping drugs in the “list of potent and toxic substances for the purposes of article 234 and other articles of the criminal code”. The draft resolution published on the Federal portal of projects of normative-legal acts.

In the explanatory note to the document States that, according to the report of the independent Commission of the world anti-doping Agency WADA, 35% of the total number of athletes who discovered doping means make Russian athletes.

“In order to prevent doping in sport, the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia jointly with the Russian Ministry of sports and the Ministry of health elaborated the question of the inclusion of a number of substances in the list of potent substances”, — stated in the explanatory Memorandum.

Relevant for inclusion in the list of strong substances in the interior Ministry include preparations ostarine and DW1516 along with their derivatives.

The authors of the document refer to the data of WADA according to which annually receives an average of about 200 cases detected in athletes the substances of class S1.Anabolic agents” (it relates ostarine). And from year to year the number of such cases increased: if in 2011 there were 133 cases in 2014 this figure was 278.

A similar situation exists with substances of class “S4.Hormones and metabolic modulators” refers GW1516. It is found in organisms of sportsmen about 100 times a year, and the number of such cases rose from 70 in 2011 to 145 in 2014, the authors of the draft resolution.

The scandal with the doping in the center of which was the Russian athletes erupted last fall after the athlete Yulia Stepanova, previously disqualified for doping, told a German TV channel ARD on mass cases of doping in Russian sports. In the spring of this year, the former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory, Grigory Rodchenkov in an interview with The New York Times claimed that at the Olympics in Sochi, many Russian athletes, including medalists, took dope.

WADA start investigation of cases of doping in Russian sports. The result was the removal of the athletics team almost at full strength, from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, which starts on 5 August. The team will represent only one Russian athlete — long jumper. Darya Klishina, who lives and trains in the United States.

In Russia on behalf of President Vladimir Putin established an independent Commission to investigate the situation with doping. It was headed by a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vitaly Smirnov. The Russian authorities, including the Minister of sport Vitaly Mutko, has stated repeatedly that allegations of Russian athletes in doping — deliberate campaign.