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Ukraine's national anti-doping center sent respective letter to IOC president
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Ukraine urges IOC to suspend Russia from 2016 Olympics in Rio

According to the website of Ukraine’s Ministry of Youth and Sport, the national anti-doping center officially urged the International Olympic Committee to suspend Russia from the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. On July 20, the Ukrainian side sent the letter to IOC President Thomas Bach; thus, the Ukrainian anti-doping agency became the 15thcountry worldwide to officially support this initiative, reports.

As reported earlier by, Anti-Doping Committees sent a joint letter to the International Olympic Committee with the requirement to suspend Russian team from the Olympic Games

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