The Deputy of the state Duma proposed to strengthen state control over sections of new types of martial arts
MOSCOW, August 20. /TASS/. State Duma Deputy, member of the Central headquarters of the popular front Mikhail Starshinov after the murder in the course of the fight the former world champion Andrey Drachev proposed to strengthen state control over sections of new types of martial arts.
A fight involving Dracheva happened August 20. From traumatized he died in hospital. After committing the crime the other participants of the fight fled the scene, his identity is established, are carried out quickly-the search actions directed on detention. According to some, the cause of the conflict was the dispute about the benefits of mixed martial arts and powerlifting.
Not to prohibit, but to control
“First emotional reaction to what happened — what is that wild methods of dispute resolution? In any unit there is a cool wizard that will win him over,” Starshinov told reporters. “And if he were arguing not with a bodybuilder and a champion in practical shooting, that that, too, should practice to demonstrate their art? — asked the Deputy. — Then where would we be?”.
According to the politician, the government, the time has come to seriously ponder how it “adequately assesses the emerging threat and danger from the new martial arts”. “Examples of when their representatives feel they can use their skills to resolve any conflict is becoming more, and often their actions have, in fact, to the murder,” he said.
Elders recalled the Soviet experience when some martial arts were generally banned, and others were under strict supervision by the law enforcement agencies, including the KGB.
“Of course, I urge now that any ban, but you have to wonder why so much attention was then paid to this issue”, — stated the parliamentarian. “In particular, was carefully tested, who runs them, who they involved, what promoted the ideology, — noted he. — The authorities were well aware that these people can’t go to the tournament, and can, being professionally trained fighters who use their skills in the interests of criminal organizations or to organize riots.”