EA sports Minister Natalia Zhelanova lost his position in the Ministry of sport of the Russian Federation
The new Minister of sports of Russia Pavel Kolobkov said that the Advisor of Vitaly Mutko on anti-doping issues Natalia Zhelanova, which was initiated in-service inspection, the Ministry no longer works.
“She works in the Ministry,” said Kolobok “Interfax”. The Minister did not specify whether Zhelanova dismissed or left on their own.
Relying on the testimony of fleeing for the ocean ex-the head of the Moscow laboratory of Gregory Rodchenkov, German journalist, Hyo Seppelt in one of his movies accused Ulanova in facilitating the concealment of positive doping tests Russian biathletes and putting pressure on the President of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) Craig reedy, that he stopped the investigation of the independent Commission.
It was also alleged that Zhelanova allegedly participated in the transfer of bribes in International athletics Federation (IAAF) for the purpose of concealing positive tests of the Russians. According to Rodchenkova, Zhelanova was almost gray cardinal with all anti-doping agencies and received money for consulting and “protection”.
Pavel Kolobkov said that the soon to be appointed the new Deputy Minister of sport, “the most authoritative and professional”, but name calling is not.
Earlier, the Russian government decree signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev from office was released by the Deputy Minister of sports Yuri Nagornykh. According to the report of the independent Commission WADA under the leadership of McLaren, the official played a key role in covering up doping tests for Russian athletes.
After the report of McLaren Medvedev signed a decree on temporary suspension from their posts that it referred to officials prior to the completion of an official investigation.
In addition Ulanovo and Upland, of his duties were also suspended an employee of the sports training Center (TSSP) national teams of Russia Alexey Semenov, Deputy Director of the Department of science and education of the Ministry of sports Avak Abelian, head of medical and scientific research programs of the Olympic Committee of Russia Irina Rodionova.
October 19, Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent in the resignation of Vitaly Mutko with the post of Minister of sports and appointed him to the post of Deputy head of the government in the field of sport, tourism and youth policy. The new sports Minister was a former Deputy sports Minister Buns.