Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich re-elected as FIDE President against Ukrainian player – franceinfo

This is re-election The Kremlin praised, which spoke of a “big victory.”

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Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich was re-elected on Sunday 7 August as President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE), The President of the FIDE Electoral Commission, Roberto Rivello, announced. was against A Ukrainian competitor claimed that his position was unacceptable because of the war in Ukraine.

largely re-elected (157 votes out of 179), Arkady Dvorkovich was indicted just before the vote by gRand Maitre Ukraine Andrey Barishbulets D‘possess’ Huge relations with the Russian government. “You, Arkady, are responsible for what is happening in Ukraine now. You are responsible for the rise of the Russian government and the Russian war machine,” denounced.

Arkady Dvorkovich defended himself, stating that he had adopted “A strong position on the tragic events in Ukraine”, in March. He claimed that “Thoughts [allaient] for Ukrainian civilians. Then he qualified his position by saying that he was there There is no place for Nazism or the domination of some countries over others. subordinate The statements are seen as support for the Kremlin. re-electionThe Kremlin also praised Arkady Dvorkovich, who spoke about him “Very good news” Based on ‘A very big victory’.


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