Dmitry Svishchev, a member of the State Duma Committee on Physical Culture, Sports, Tourism and Youth Affairs, expressed his opinion on the action of the Russian football referee Kirill Levnikov, who supported the Black Lives Matter action, kneeling before the match of the first round of the qualification of the 2022 World Cup between the national teams of England and San Marino …
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“The most important thing we need to achieve is to prohibit political actions, even with good intentions, at sporting events. Moreover, international ones. It is very dangerous. We have a multipolar world, including racial and national differences, open and frozen conflicts, different religious movements and trends. As for Levnikov, getting on one knee or not is a private matter for any citizen. We have no regulatory provisions, “- quotes the words of Svishchev” Championship “.
Earlier it was reported that the Russian referee Sergei Karasev did not kneel before the Champions League match.
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