Tamara Platemate: Dmitry Dukhanin / Kommersant
State Duma Deputy Tamara Pletnev turned to the head of Rospotrebnadzor with the request to prohibit the continuation of the championship of Russia on football. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
Pletnev felt that in a pandemic coronavirus decision on the resumption of the football championship would be premature. “Such a situation is provocative. The government has shown a desire to help players millionaires who have the right not to comply with self-isolation and continue to earn money,” she said.
The renewal of the RPL is scheduled for June 21. The matches will be held without spectators. The Minister of sports Oleg Matytsin welcomed the decision and drew attention to the importance of adhering to safety measures.
The championship of Russia, like many other global football competitions were suspended due to a pandemic. At the time of announcement of the pause in the tournament, the sole leader of the St. Petersburg “Zenit” ahead of their closest rivals on nine points.
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