FFKKR: the federation is disappointed with the position and actions of the ISU towards Russian skaters
MOSCOW, 25 April – The Russian Figure Skating Federation (FFKKR) is once again deeply disappointed with the position and actions of the International Skating Union (ISU) towards Russian skaters and the organization, a statement on the official website of the FFKKR says.
Earlier on Monday, the ISU decided to cancel the Russian stage of the 2022/23 Figure Skating Grand Prix series, extended the suspension of Russian and Belarusian athletes from participation in competitions under the auspices of the organization, and submitted for consideration the possibility of making a decision to exclude members of the organization from Russia and Belarus before participating in the ISU Congress and the elections that will be held within its framework. In addition, the congress will consider the possibility of suspending countries’ membership in the ISU in the event of force majeure.
“Once again, we are deeply disappointed with the position and actions of the International Skating Union (ISU) in relation to Russian skaters and the FFKKR. For our part, we will continue to do everything possible to protect the rights and interests of Russian athletes and all Russian figure skating as a whole,” the statement says. FFKKR statement.