Russian athletes to participate in events in Turkey, with extra security: Report
Russia introduced a raft of punitive economic sanctions against Turkey after the shooting down a warplane.
Moscow: Russian athletes will participate in tournaments organised in Turkey, with maximum security ensured, RIA news agency cited sports minister Vitaly Mutko as saying on Sunday.
Russia introduced a raft of punitive economic sanctions against Turkey on Saturday after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane earlier in the week.
Mutko said that the measures that Russia is taking against Turkey will not impact the calendar of international sports federations.