Russia is facing new sports bans due to Ukraine’s aggression. This time the 2023 World Ice Hockey Championship and skating competition has been removed from the country. News AP News.
However, President Vladimir Putin is not upset about the withdrawal of the tournament from Russia. Want to get athletes back into the game through alternative arrangements.
“At the moment we are not participating in any international events,” Putin said. I leave the responsibility of all justice to the Creator. However, we have no time to sit. We will move forward in our own way. I will ensure the participation of athletes from home and abroad by organizing alternative tournaments.
Russia and its ally Belarus have been ruled out of last month’s International Ice Hockey Championship in Finland due to the Ukraine war.