Protasov wrote a letter of resignation from membership in the NOC

Previously, due to the presence of members of the Opposition Platform for Life party, statements about leaving the NOC were written by Zhan Beleniuk, Georgy Zubko, among others.

UAF First Vice President Oleg Protasov said in his Facebookthat he has applied for exclusion from membership of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, reports Ukrinform.

Earlier, due to the inclusion of Grigory Surkis and Nestor Shufrich in the NOC, Andrey Shevchenko, Zhan Belenyuk, Andrey Kozhemyakin, Evgeny Pronin and Georgy Zubko left the organization.

Later, Shufrich and Surkis voluntarily left the NOC.

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Zozulya reportedly published a list of NOC members previously associated with pro-Russian parties.


By Peter Kavinsky

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