According to the President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Stanislav Pozdnyakov, the department includes the Olympic Councils of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR), as well as the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions.
Pozdnyakov’s words are quoted by R-Sport. Let us recall that on September 30, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin, following the results of referendums, signed agreements on the admission of four new regions to the country.
Also today, October 5, Pozdnyakov announced that Russian Olympic champions will be able to receive a maximum of 500 thousand rubles for missing international competitions. Holders of silver medals will receive 350 thousand rubles each – silver medalists will receive 250 thousand rubles each.
Earlier, the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine called for a boycott of matches with Russia. Read more about this in material Public News Service.
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