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Russian sports minister speaks on athlete mobilization

2 monthes ago   |   By RT

Oleg Matytsin said Russian athletes will be given the necessary protection in some areas, but should not enjoy special status
Russian Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin has said certain categories of the nation's athletes will be exempt from the ongoing partial military mobilization, but added that sport should not consider itself as “separate” from the rest of society.
“Sport cannot be singled out as a separate community that should enjoy some kind of exclusive privileges,” Matytsin said at the ‘Russia - A Sporting Power' forum in the city of Kemerovo on Thursday, according to TASS .
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