Vasily Shestakov

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MOSCOW, July 10. /Offset. TASS Veronica sovetova/. Problematic situation, which came from a partner of the International Sambo Federation (FIAS), the Bank “Ugra” will not affect the development of the sport and the organization. About this TASS said the FIAS President Vasily Shestakov.

The Bank of Russia from July 10, imposed a moratorium on satisfaction of requirements of creditors of the Bank “Ugra” for the period of three months. Simultaneously, the controller for six months was assigned to the Agency for Deposit insurance functions of the provisional administration to manage the Bank. The Bank of Russia has taken such measures due to the unstable financial situation of the Bank “Ugra”. The Bank “Ugra” is a partner of FIAS, a non – governmental public non-commercial organization, uniting national Sambo federations.

“The situation with the Bank “Ugra” has no impact on the development of Sambo and FIAS activities . It will not be able to jeopardize all planned tournaments and events,” – said Shestakov.

Today FIAS is the world’s only recognized international organization that is responsible for the development of Sambo. With the support of the Bank “Ugra” has repeatedly held various Sambo tournaments, including the world championship in 2016 and the world Cup “memorial A. Harlampiev” in 2017.