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Russia: Putin announces establishment of new anti-doping system02:40

Russia: Putin announces establishment of new anti-doping system

Russian Federation, Krasnoyarsk
March 1, 2017 at 09:23 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that a new anti-doping system is to be established in Russia, during a meeting on the preparations for the 2019 World Winter Universiade, in Krasnoyarsk, Wednesday.

According to Putin, the government will hand over the anti-doping activities to an independent organisation established at Moscow State University.

Putin stressed that Russia “will also do everything possible to build meaningful cooperation with all our counterparts, including WADA [World Anti-Doping Agency] and the International Olympic Committee [IOC].”

The instructions to set up a national anti-doping laboratory at Moscow State University were issued by Putin in November 2016.

Russia: Putin announces establishment of new anti-doping system02:40
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Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that a new anti-doping system is to be established in Russia, during a meeting on the preparations for the 2019 World Winter Universiade, in Krasnoyarsk, Wednesday.

According to Putin, the government will hand over the anti-doping activities to an independent organisation established at Moscow State University.

Putin stressed that Russia “will also do everything possible to build meaningful cooperation with all our counterparts, including WADA [World Anti-Doping Agency] and the International Olympic Committee [IOC].”

The instructions to set up a national anti-doping laboratory at Moscow State University were issued by Putin in November 2016.