The Duma urged the international community to abandon allegations about Russian athletes

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MOSCOW, December 7. /TASS/. The state Duma will call on the international community to abandon the practice of unfounded allegations against Russian athletes and declare the inadmissibility of interference of politics in the Olympic and Paralympic movement. As reported TASS a member of profile Duma Committee on physical culture, sport, tourism and youth Affairs Dmitry Svishchev, such provisions are contained in the draft resolution of the state Duma in connection with the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the non-admission of the Russian national team to participate in the Olympic games in 2018.