Vladislav Tretiak

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MOSCOW, may 23. /Offset. TASS Rustam Sharafutdinov/. The subprogramme on the development of hockey, the Federal target program (FTP) may be accepted as to the world football championship of 2018, and after the tournament. About TASS said the President of Federation of hockey of Russia (FHR) Vladislav Tretiak.

Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting of the Council for development of physical culture and sports on April 22 last year in Kazan agreed to the introduction of subroutines, calculated from 2018 to 2020. Order according to her statement was signed by Putin in mid-may last year. At the presidential Board meeting in Krasnodar on Tuesday Tretiak drew attention to the fact that the program has not yet been adopted.

“I spoke out because now the routine is being finalised . The question I have raised again to Mr Putin even more controlled after the world football championship of 2018, the money was directed to the development of hockey material-technical base, – said Tretiak. – The program can take both before and after the world Cup. We submitted documents to the Ministry of Finance and the government want them to have passed successfully”.

“We are working with the Ministry of sports has provided all the information we need stadiums, in what regions, – continued the head of the FHR. – So I just focused on that. The popularity of hockey is very high, I said that the boys should play hockey, we need to build more rinks so we had future Champions and generally healthy children. Because it is not only professional, but also a social challenge.”